Project Manager, Economic Future of Orbost District

Project Manager, Economic Future of Orbost District

The Orbost region is in transition, with significant changes occurring in the forestry, tourism and agricultural sectors, which form the corner stones of the region’s economy. Drought, bushfire and COVID-19 have also impacted the community in recent times.

The Chamber is seeking to employ a Project Manager who will work in partnership with State and Local Government and the community, to explore a new approach, that will build our understanding of the areas of future potential and development of the economy, to deliver a brighter future for the district.

This role will require proven experience in collaboration, building relationships and project management, preferably in an economic development setting. A relevant tertiary qualification or extensive experience is preferred.

The successful applicant will be based in Orbost and will require a good understanding of the East Gippsland region. The Project Manager will work collaboratively with project partners including the Latrobe Valley Authority, Forestry Community Transition, Regional Development Victoria, Bushfire Recovery Victoria, East Gippsland Shire Council, the Orbost & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry, business/industry and community.

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052 (plus superannuation)
Job type: fixed term 12 months
Hours of work: full time
Work location: Orbost district | East Gippsland
Organisation: Orbost & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry

For more details regarding this position and a position description please contact the Secretary of the Orbost & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry at or mail to PO Box 558, Orbost 3888 or phone 0417 588 210.

Applications close midnight on 17 January 2021.