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Chief Executive Officer

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A significant opportunity has become available for a CEO to provide strong and progressive executive leadership to the TIQ network domestically and internationally and to drive the impact and performance of the organisation to meet its aspiration of being a pre-eminent trade and investment organisation in Australia. The position is employed by and accountable to the Board and supports the TIQ Board in setting the strategic direction. The CEO also works closely with and provides advice to the Premier of Queensland who is also the Minister for Trade.

Job details

Position status Contract
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Executive
Classification CEO
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/TIQ309991
Closing date 24-May-2019
Job duration 3 Year Contract
Contact person Mark Phillips
Contact details 07 3211 1018

The role is responsible for implementing policy, taking into account the complex cultural and social environment of working in multiple countries, alignment with government policy and public sector standards, financial accountability and sustainability, regulatory compliance and the provision of a safe and fair work environment. Ensuring transparency of operations and building a strong internal culture are key priorities for the role. You will manage the organisations operational requirements, to secure the functionally of the business in order to drive extensive and sustainable growth and business improvement. This will include full responsibility in fulfilling the accountabilities and responsibilities in accordance with TIQ's vision, purpose, values and objectives as outlined in the strategic and operational plans.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Lead TIQ in the delivery of the Queensland Government's Trade and Investment priorities and strategic direction
  • Ensure Queensland is strategically positioned to benefit from free trade agreements and global megatrends that impact global supply chains
  • Lead collaboration and develop strong working relationships across government and industry to ensure strategic alignment and optimal outcomes from targeted opportunities
  • Ensure TIQ drives growth in all sectors and markets, with a particular focus on identified key sectors and sub sectors
  • Provide quality policy advice on trade and investment matters and global business issues to Ministers and the Premier, and across the public and private sectors
  • Lead the organisation in establishing and leveraging partnerships with industry and government, to increase trade and investment opportunities for Queensland business
  • Contribute to the development of Queensland's economy and job creation through trade and investment activities and initiatives
  • Collaborating with other public sector agencies, lead the implementation of the Queensland Government's plan for attracting investment to Queensland
  • Oversee the implementation of appropriate and efficient policies, systems and programs consistent with good governance and strategic directions
  • Lead, monitor and evaluate organisational performance, appropriate budget management, reporting regularly to the Board on results and business outcomes
  • Monitor risk management and compliance to ensure all obligations are met, and all the organisation's activities comply with relevant Acts, legal demands and ethical standards

To be considered for this opportunity, please review the attached position description for further details.

For a strictly confidential discussion, please contact Mark Phillips of Dean & Ling Executive on 07 3211 1018.
Alternatively, submit your application by going online to or emailing Reference: MP170419.

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