Transformation and Growth
As part of its ongoing transformation and growth, the newly created role of Executive Director, Strategy & Directorate has been identified as a key executive leadership role within the organisation. Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the Board and Executive Leadership team, the Director, Strategy & Directorate will shape and develop the long-term strategic direction and lead a high-performing team of cross-functional executives across a substantial portfolio to deliver strong economic growth and long-term, sustainable results to the organisation effectively positioning the organisation to navigate and adapt to future challenges and demands.
This key leadership role uses a strong understanding of Divisional roles and the broader operating, regulatory and public sector environments to ensure strategic objectives are coordinated and synergised across the organisation. Within the Strategy & Directorate portfolio are four specialist functions: Directorate of the CEO; Research & Review; Strategy & Performance and Media & Communications
You will have the skills and experience to capitalise on the breadth and scope of the strategic teams within the division to implement, lead and grow a holistic approach to organisational strategic planning, challenging the status quo to ensure the consistent, robust, and successful delivery of key strategic objectives as well as drive delivery of the organisation objectives, building a workforce that is collaborative, professional and engaged, through the communication and embedding of organisational strategy across the business. Undertake organisational engagement, so that strategic policy informs operations and can be effectively implemented and build strong and robust relationships to develop organisational strategic capability at all levels and facilitate collaboration across divisions, other government agencies, and with key industry stakeholders.
It is expected, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Extensive experience in senior strategic management, including translating strategic priorities into plans and initiatives that support a future vision, whilst identifying, reporting on, and managing risk.
High level ability to identify trends in the environment with a capacity for systematic thinking and ability to analyse information, data and situations, identify issues, translate policy, assess impacts and propose options and recommendations based on sound rationale.
Strong internal and external stakeholder relationship skills, with the ability to partner closely with the business, build networks and understand stakeholder requirements to develop innovative solutions.
Demonstrated ability to build stakeholder relations, including negotiating, liaising, and influencing to achieve desired outcomes.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and political acumen, including the ability to provide high‐level advice, ministerial briefings, policy and other relevant documentation.
Demonstrated ability to be decisive and flexible while maintaining impartiality, objectivity and professionalism and take a strong ethical stand to protect against conflicts of interest.
Ability to proactively identify opportunities for generating workplace innovation, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, and taking responsibility to deliver positive outcomes and change.
Ability to deliver positive outcomes whilst navigate complex, ambiguous and political environments, and lead change with agility, innovation and integrity.
Experience working across both public and private sectors including strategy consulting will be deemed favourably.
Tertiary qualifications in business, legal or policy related discipline is required for this role. Knowledge of regulatory frameworks and government policy will be an advantage.
Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Jennifer Galvin-Rowley on 0410 477 235.
To apply, visit www.galvinrowley.com.au