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Economic Development Advisor

Dunedin Central, New Zealand

Reference: 5773169

Enterprise Dunedin is seeking an Economic Development Advisor to progress economic and social outcomes across Dunedin and Otago. Your priorities will be informed and take account of the Dunedin Economic Development Strategy, Enterprise Dunedin Business Plan and Otago Regional Economic Development framework

The role will also respond to economic opportunities and challenges as they arise. The intention is to develop and progress activities which can be progressed to ‘business as usual' before responding to the next priority. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with strong interpersonal skills who can engage with a wide range of stakeholders. Ideally you will:

• Have experience or an understanding of project planning, development and delivery gained in local and/or central government

• Have strong written communication skills

• Have knowledge and skills in an Iwi/Maori context and the application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Tikanga and Te Reo Maori

• Understand government decision making processes

• Have strong analytical skills, strategic and critical thinking

• Be confident in making decisions supported by research and evidence

You will join a high performing team which is passionate about what they do and thrive on positive change for Dunedin and Otago regions. If you are open-minded and show respect towards others, we would like to hear from you.

Salary Range - 70,790 - 83,282

Applications close 21 January 2022

The DCC prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing for our teams, customers and the wider community we engage with. The DCC supports the Government vaccination programme to help protect us all against Covid-19. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of full Covid-19 vaccination as part of our recruitment process.


Applications Close: 21 Jan 2022