Investment Director, Shanghai
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Investment Director, Shanghai
Do you want to make a real contribution to the success of the State of Victoria internationally?
Are you looking to work collaboratively in a dynamic cross-cultural environment?
Do you have demonstrated experience in investment attraction, together with a detailed understanding of the regional and global business investment environment?
About the Role
Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Work Location: Victorian Government Trade & Investment (VGTI) office, Shanghai
Employment Type: Fixed Term (2 years)
A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior professional with an extensive background in investment promotion and business development, together with a detailed understanding of the global business environment (in particular as it relates to China and Victoria, Australia), to join the Victorian Government Trade & Investment (VGTI) network.
Reporting to the Commissioner for Victoria to Greater China, this position is responsible for leading the Investment function in Shanghai, which promotes economic development for Victoria, Australia, through the attraction of new investment.
The successful candidate will possess:
Experience in providing strategic direction and establishing effective targets, and knowledge of the major issues which impact on the ability to attract international investment to Australia and Victoria from the region.
Proven and extensive knowledge of Australian and Victorian business environments, including key industry, economic and socio-political drivers, with extensive background experience in developing and executing a Foreign Direct Investment strategy.
Demonstrated and up to date understanding of Victorian industry sectors, particularly food & fibre, international education, health & med tech, new energy technology, professional services and retail, transport, and construction.
The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses.
We offer a competitive package of benefits. The position includes the opportunity to undertake international travel to Australia and within China. We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life. Training and development programs are also encouraged.
Applicants must be a citizen, Permanent Resident or qualify for a valid work permit or visa for China.
The successful applicant will be subject to extensive background checks, including through relevant law enforcement authorities.
The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including veterans and people who have a disability, and people from varied cultural backgrounds.
Further information regarding this opportunity can be obtained from Brett Stevens, Commissioner for Victoria to Greater China, via email: email@example.com.
To be considered for this position applications must contain:
A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description, AND
A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 4 September (AEST). If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.