New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Chief Operating Officer: NZ at Dubai 2020

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

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Applications Close - End of Day: 17-07-2017


New Zealand

Work type:
Strategic Parnerships

Expo 2020 in Dubai will be an opportunity for New Zealand to establish new strategic partnerships across a wide region, and will open the doors for us to grow our exports.

To make New Zealand's presence a success we are recruiting a Chief Operating Officer to take a lead in this very high profile project.

This exciting new role is responsible for the programme delivery of New Zealand's participation in Expo 2020. You will hold accountability for overall programme management of New Zealand's involvement with the Expo, from construction right through to exiting the site. You will also play a key part in ensuring New Zealand's presence at Dubai 2020 reflects positively on both the New Zealand Government and New Zealand businesses, and strengthens our reputation globally as a trusted nation and business partner.

To be successful in this role you will be highly experienced in the following;

  • The ability to work effectively across multiple streams of work
  • Experience with vendor management on (preferably) large scale outsourcing contracts
  • Relationship building and consultation with a diverse range of groups and cultures
  • Leadership experience with high profile sporting, cultural or social infrastructure.

Applications close 5pm New Zealand time Monday 17th July 

Job Details

Reference # 13546
Posted: 28 Jun 2017
Closes: 17 Jul 2017 17:00
Location(s) Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
Expertise Communications, Event management, Business Advisory / Consulting, Leadership, Project Management (non-IT)
Work type(s) Permanent, Fixed term
More details (document) Chief Operating Officer PD June 2017.pdf

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