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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for this role close on 7th July 2017. All applications will be acknowledged by email.