APPLICATIONS OPEN – RDA HUNTER BOARD POSITIONS

RDA Hunter is seeking regional leaders with vision, drive and business experience to apply now for the positions of Deputy Chair and Members of the Board

Regional Development Australia (RDA) is a national network of committees made up of local leaders who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the economic development of their regions.

The Board of RDA Hunter has an active and facilitative role in its region and a clear focus on growing a strong and confident Hunter economy that harnesses the region’s competitive advantages, seizes on economic opportunities and attracts investment.

RDA Hunter is seeking regional leaders with vision, drive and business experience to apply now for the positions of Deputy Chair and Members of the Board.

Your skills will help build networks within the business, industry and education sectors of your community and develop solutions for regional economic development through wide consultation at all levels of government.

Applications from interested community members to join the Board of RDA Hunter from 1 July 2018 will be assessed for their suitability against a set of selection criteria. 

The following core skills needs have been identified as essential skills required in the leadership and management of the Board. Applicants are to consider the core skills needs in their application:

Leadership and governance – experience in leading organisations including an understanding of the relevant governance and performance management principles.

Delivery focus – experience in leading high performing organisations that have had success in achieving difficult outcomes within tight timeframes and in a complex environment.

Business acumen – experience in making successful business decisions and being able to recognise and seize business opportunities.

Stakeholder engagement – experience managing a broad range of stakeholders in a complex environment to achieve successful outcomes.

Representational skills – experience representing the regional, business and/or industry, highly developed networks and networking skills and an ability to translate these into economic development opportunities.

Commitment to the region – have a clear and strong commitment to the region including an understanding of local issues and how RDA Hunter can broker solutions to these issues.

For more information regarding the application process, position descriptions and application template download the following documents:

Deputy Chair

RDA Hunter Deputy Chair Appointment Guide RDA Hunter Deputy Chair Appointment Guide (1077 KB)

 

RDA Hunter Deputy Chair Application RDA Hunter Deputy Chair Application (144 KB)

Board Members

RDA Hunter Board Appointments Guide RDA Hunter Board Appointments Guide (1090 KB)

 

RDA Hunter Board Application RDA Hunter Board Application (143 KB)


Applications close

5:00 PM Thursday 7 June 2018 to The Chairman, admin@rdahunter.org.au