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Manager Economic Development & Tourism

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Friday, 30 October 2020 - 5:00pm

Located along the Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool is a popular tourist and events destination overlooking the deep blue of the Southern Ocean.  Warrnambool is one of the fastest growing centres in Regional Victoria - A city of commerce, social, health, education, arts and recreation services, Warrnambool offers a vibrant culture, set in a stunning landscape; with growing business, employment and educational opportunities – A lifestyle city.

Warrnambool City Council is now seeking to appoint an experienced Manager Economic Development and Tourism to provide strategic direction and influence economic development and tourism outcomes for Australia’s most liveable regional city. The outstanding leader will have a proven track record in developing and implementing strategies to grow regional economies in collaboration with the Council, private sector, industry bodies and all tiers of government.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge, experience and proven success in a similar senior economic development and tourism role. A demonstrated high level of commercial acumen, innovation and entrepreneurial flair and well developed communication and interpersonal skills is essential. With demonstrated values based leadership approach and extensive experience, you will be outcome focused with the ability to work broadly across the organisation and manage complex stakeholder relationships.


This is a permanent full time position and offers an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate.


Warrnambool City Council also provides its employees with the opportunity to maintain a healthy work, life balance whilst performing challenging and rewarding work as part of a highly collaborative and supportive team.

Please refer to the position description on our website to address the key selection criteria. Applications close 5pm Friday 30 October 2020.

Further enquires: Andrew Paton, Director City Growth on 03 5559 4923 or apaton [at] warrnambool [dot] vic [dot] gov [dot] au


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