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Appointment of GHL Director

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Appointment of GHL Director

Gisborne Holdings Limited (GHL)

Public Notice
Description: Seeking an experienced commercial director for GHL due to the annual rotating retirement of a director.
Closing Date: 30 November 2017 at 4:00pm

Gisborne Holdings Limited (GHL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gisborne District Council. It is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation under Part 5 of the Local Government Act.

On behalf of Council, GHL manages Council’s commercial investments with a combined portfolio of $81m which includes Tauwhareparae Farms, Gisborne Vehicle Testing, Waikanae Beach Top 10 Holiday Park, and Council’s municipal offices and supporting properties.

Council is seeking an experienced commercial director for GHL due to the annual rotating retirement of a director.
The successful applicant shall possess the following skills/attributes:
• Proven experience and success as either a Director or at Senior Executive level.
• Background in or interest in working with the community, particularly in positions with significant contracts or relationships with crown entities and local government.
• Commercial experience and skills relevant to the GHL portfolio.
• An understanding of the wider issues of a publicly accountable organisation and the ability to understand and find an optimal balance between meeting the public good and commercial objectives.

Applicants should also possess and must demonstrate a passion to advance the interests of the Gisborne/Tairawhiti community. It is desirable that the applicant resides in region.

For further information about GHL or the role of director, email lisa.osler@gdc.govt.nz.
Applications should include a cover letter and full Curriculum Vitae. Please label your application “Gisborne Holding Limited Director Appointment” and send to Lisa Osler at Gisborne District Council.
Applications close Friday, 24 November at 4pm.

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