25 May

Director Plants Chemicals And Invasives Jobs Vacancy in Department Economic Development Jobs Transport And Resources Melbourne

Department Economic Development Jobs Transport And Resources Melbourne urgently required following position for Director Plants Chemicals And Invasives. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Director Plants Chemicals And Invasives Jobs Vacancy in Department Economic Development Jobs Transport And Resources Melbourne Jobs Details:

  • Drive excellence in program delivery across the operational area of Plants, Chemicals and Invasives
  • Fixed-term up to 5 years
  • Location Negotiable (outside Melbourne CBD)
Reporting to the Director, Biosecurity Operations, you will lead a state-wide team focussed on the delivery of programs and services for the effective management of plant pests and diseases, agriculture chemical use and invasive pest plants and animals.Key accountabilities include:

  • Provide strategic leadership of Agriculture Victoria's state-wide plants, chemicals and invasives operational programs and services.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships across the department, external agencies and industry leaders.
  • Provide authoritative advice to senior executives regarding operational service delivery, regional stakeholder intelligence and issues management.
  • Effectively lead staff, with an emphasis on building a constructive culture, actively promoting and driving change and service excellence.
  • Oversee the implementation of regulatory activities performed by Authorised Officers in accordance with relevant Acts.
To be successful you will have:
  • A strong understanding of and contemporary knowledge of plant industries and species in Victoria, including the management of pest incursions and disease outbreaks, biosecurity threats and issues that impact the agriculture sector and emergency management.
  • A proven track record in operational program delivery and managing a complex regulatory environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management experience with an aptitude for motivating and providing direction and support to a team of professionals.
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong ability to negotiate, influence and build consensus at senior levels.
How to Apply: Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. Enquiries about this position should be directed to Michael Rosier, Director, Biosecurity Operations on (03) 9217 4129.Application close midnight on Monday 11 June 2018.Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

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