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Regional Area Manager - North Queensland, Level AO5 (Permanent)


An exciting opportunity at a leading Queensland Government Statutory Authority is currently available for an experience and proven performer as our Regional Area Manager. The purpose of this position is to provide a professional and personalised service to existing and prospective QRIDA clients in the region in relation to their applications for financial assistance. For the full selection criteria, please refer to the role description attached.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Community Engagement and Education
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/QRIDA2019/12
Closing date 25-Jun-2019
Job duration
Contact person Peter Land
Contact details (07) 3032 0125

As the Regional Area Manager you will undertake regional marketing and communication activities to achieve organisational outcomes and promote QRIDA and its programs with clients, stakeholders and industry.

The responsibilities and duties undertaken by the role include, but are not limited to:

Client support:

  • Achieve set targets for client applications, business growth and stakeholder engagement;
  • Undertake financial analysis (including problem definition, exploring options, implementation, analysis and reporting) with client, with a high degree of professional independence, ensuring compliance with relevant program guidelines;
  • Undertake client consultations relating to QRIDA's products and services and during annual loan reviews.

 Marketing and business development:

  • Ensure target audiences are aware of scheme-related deadlines and requirements;
  • Represent QRIDA at trade displays, conferences and shows, public seminars and community events including giving presentations;
  • Develop and implement regional marketing strategies to support organisational and scheme marketing objectives;
  • Liaise as directed with regional media on local issues;
  • Develop networks and consult with key regional stakeholders including government agencies, industry groups, business, media and professional service firms to promote awareness of QRIDA's products and services.

 Regional insights:

  • Research and investigate the impact of local or regional industry issues and practices to assist with scheme development and/or implementation;
  • Prepare monthly reports outlining, achievements, regional issues and relevant economic and seasonal conditions;
  • Provide feedback on scheme guidelines and other material to ensure the effective implementation of schemes;
  • Provide input into monitoring and evaluation of and reporting procedures for schemes;
  • Undertake specific projects as directed, in response to unexpected events and new schemes;
  • Contribute towards the effective management of the business unit's resources and information in accordance with QRIDA's governance and policy frameworks, including but not limited to risk management, work health and safety and records management;
  • Other duties as directed by the Manager Customer Relations


For a full description of the key responsibilities and further on skills, abilities and knowledge please refer to the role description attached.


QRIDA – the right choice for you

The Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) is a specialist provider of government grants, loans, advisory support and farm debt services to rural and regional Queensland.

We have been helping primary producers make a start in agriculture, improve sustainability and profitability, recover from natural disaster and other challenges for almost 25 years.

As the Queensland Government's experts in rural finance, we manage a host of programs to support the agricultural sector, but increasingly we're doing more in many other sectors.

Our vision is to foster growth, sustainability and economic development in rural and regional communities by providing proactive, responsible and reliable financial services and assistance. There are four values and behaviours that underpin our culture:

  • Dedicated to our Stakeholders
  • Committed to Excellence
  • United Agile, Honest and Fair and
  • Creating Value for Queensland.

To see what we are working on now visit our website at

Further information

To apply for this position please download a copy of the ‘Applying for a Job at QRIDA’ guide and follow the instructions. Please note, you will be required to provide a statement addressing the selection criteria as part of your application.


Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

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