About the company
HERA is a key influencer and innovator within the heavy engineering sector both in New Zealand and internationally. It provides a combination of research, training, advisory, industry development and promotional services. With a strategic focus on driving innovation and business opportunities, and strengthening its role as the voice of the industry, HERA has been successfully servicing the metals industry for over 38 years.
About the opportunity
The Chief Executive provides strategic leadership and efficient management of all aspects of HERA's activity. This includes the enhancement of organisational capability and accountability; and development of close relationships and collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, including business and central government. The development of strategies that realise economic growth for the industry, and foster a customer focused and efficient organisation culture are crucial in the position.
Ideal skills and knowledge
Preferred candidates should be progressive, energetic and highly influential in style. You will have open, engaging and collaborative leadership qualities, well developed political and intellectual acuity, and a track record of delivering impressive results. In addition, your ability to form a breadth of strong relationships will ensure the association continues to go from strength to strength as an industry champion.
A strong interest and understanding of the industry is paramount combined preferably with a professional metals engineering qualification. However, more important is your business leadership experience, and the ability to collaborate and have the courage to advocate. What a great way to put your passion and knowledge of the industry to the best use!
How to apply
To apply in strict confidence now, click below, or email your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting 287154sk. Applications close on 8 September 2017. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.
To view the position description as well as the HERA strategy and rules documentation, please visit the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz.
For more information please phone Ian Taylor on +64 9 367 1501 or Raewyn Brown +64 21 917 203.
You can also visit the HERA website at www.hera.org.nz.
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