Broad leadership role
Enable positive future environmental change
About the organisation
As the environmental regulator, EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of Victoria’s communities and environment from the harmful effects of pollution and waste. EPA is undertaking a multi-year transformation program as a preventative regulator, underpinned by comprehensive new legislation commencing 1 July 2021.
About the role
Reporting to the CEO as part of the Executive Leadership Team, the Executive Director, Policy and Permissioning is a critical role, leading the development of regulatory policy and environmental standards, providing expert advice on regulatory decision making, and representing the EPA in state and national policy forums. You will ensure a balanced, robust and transparent approach to industry and business engagement, facilitating the protection of the environment significant development and infrastructure projects, and issuing permissions for sites and activities that pose environmental and human health risks.
Purpose driven and relishing a challenge, you are an experienced senior executive with demonstrated achievements in regulation, ideally in a government context. Known for your high energy and leadership of strategy, systems level change and inspiring high performance across a large scope, your experience reflects a history of leading effective regulation, complemented by credibility with community and stakeholders. An exemplary leader, you empower people to ensure accountability and delivery during periods of change and transformation. You see a senior executive role driving excellence with Victoria’s environmental regulator as highly aligned with your personal and professional values.
For more information, please contact Penny Wilson on +61 3 8620 8017 or Mathew Belleghem on +61 3 8620 8037 or click ‘Apply for this job’. Please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.
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