Jul 19, 2019
$182,070 - $236,068 yearly
Leading Statutory Agency Executive Leadership Role Attractive salary package on offer About the Company Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) is an independent statutory body governed by a Board of four Commissioners and reporting to the Minister for Water. The VEWH was created in 2011 to manage environmental water entitlements and oversee Victoria’s environmental watering program in order to improve the health of rivers, wetlands and floodplains across Victoria’s river basins including the southern Murray-Darling. The VEWH operates within an environment of highly charged public interests, rapidly evolving government policy and expanding scientific understanding. Thought leadership, collaboration and operational excellence are core VEWH capabilities. Key partners in the environmental watering program are Department of Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), waterway managers such as catchment management authorities, Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder, Murray Darling Basin Authority, water corporations, land managers and Traditional Owners. About the Role The VEWH is a unique, high performing organisation in Australia’s natural resource management sector. The Director leads strategy development and implementation, governance support and management and operations to realise the VEWH vision, mission and goals and is responsible for the day to day performance of the organisation. This includes compliance with policy and legislation, financial and risk management, staff well-being and safety and relationships with program partners and stakeholders Duties and Responsibilities Lead the state-wide environmental watering program, seeking continuous innovation and improvement through influence and input into government policy and various industry forums Ensure achievement of VEWH’s long term strategic direction, and short-term objectives through development of the 4-year corporate plan, annual work plans, budgets, policy and watering plans Establish and maintain strong stakeholder partnerships, influencing and negotiating with a wide range of stakeholders, including other Authorities, government agencies, Ministers and Traditional Owners Inspire a culture consistent with VEWH’s vision, mission and goals through effective leadership and guidance of the executive team and staff Prepare reports in compliance with relevant legislation and guidelines and report to the Commission on delivery against the organisations strategic and financial plans. Provide authoritative advice and recommendations to the Commission and Risk & Audit Committees to facilitate good governance of the VEWH. This includes implementation and continuous improvement of appropriate internal and inter-agency risk management practices. Our Ideal Candidate To be successful, this community driven leader will possess outstanding business acumen, a proven record in natural resource management and a working knowledge of government natural resources management policies and procedures, complemented by operational experience with boards and a demonstrated ability for staff management at the highest level. Your highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, commitment to engagement and ability to develop strategies and responses to complex issues will assist you to lead a strong executive team, innovate and motivate, whilst maintaining a strong organisational culture. Suitably experienced and qualified candidates will hold an appropriate qualification in science, natural resource management or other relevant discipline. A post graduate qualification and experience in leadership and management will be highly regarded. For Further Information For further information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Rachael Newton, Director of Recruitment on 03 5174 2665 or via email at email@example.com or Rob Darby, General Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org Position Description: https://www.gbsrecruitment.com.au/media/gbs-recruitment/client/Link/PD VEWH Director_20190529.pdf How to Apply Applicants are asked to attach a cover letter and resume and outline their relevant experience against each of the key competencies identified in the position description. All applications MUST be received via the GBS Recruitment website ( www.gbsrecruitment.com.au ), Job #200009787. The VEWH provides a range of flexible work options, including, but not limited to job share arrangements, flexible start and finish times and working from home. Candidates should indicate their preferred working arrangements as part of their application.
GBS Recruitment East Melbourne VIC, Australia Contract