Expat Cantabrian seeking inspiring CEO role?


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


New Zealand

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If you are a Cantabrian looking to return home and you have exceptional leadership skills, this role offers the rare opportunity to play a key leadership role in the future of Christchurch.  Cantabrians have embraced change and innovation in a city that is transforming and rebuilding to become an attractive, modern and resilient city with a strong economy.  Christchurch offers unparalleled opportunities for economic growth in the form of tourism, study, events & conferences, business capability and economic development. 

A new entity, ChristchurchNZ, has been created to lead and drive growth to create greater prosperity for the City.  Reporting to an independent Board, the Chief Executive will play a pivotal strategic leadership role at a unique time in the history of the city and the wider region. 

As the city regenerates, the Chief Executive will have a significant impact in unlocking the region’s future and putting Christchurch back on the map as a vibrant place to visit, study, invest and live.

This is a rare opportunity to make your mark and have a lasting impact on the future of a special city.

Key attributes sought in the appointee include:

·      Passion for the potential of Christchurch and Canterbury

·      A respected strategic thinker, visionary leader and innovator

·      Exceptional stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills

·      A vibrant and compelling communicator

·      Exceptional team leadership and influencing skills

·      Political astuteness and intelligent thinking ability

Confidential enquiries can be made to Graham Ewing or Lynell Bell of EQI Global on +64 3 377 7793 or email at  Applications for this role close on 7th July 2017.  All applications will be acknowledged by email.