Business & Industry Development Officer

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  • Ongoing, full-time role
  • Werribee based
  • Band 6 salary of $95,020.64 plus super and a fortnightly RDO


We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.


Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.


Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.


A bit about the role

As a Business and Industry Development Officer within the Economic Development Unit at Wyndham City Council, you will plan, facilitate, promote and implement a range of business and industry development initiatives which respond to the needs of Wyndham’s business community and the regional economy.


You will proactively engage with businesses, including start-ups, to support the sustainability and growth of Wyndham’s business community.


What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain appropriate and positive liaison with relevant peak bodies, state and federal government agencies and regional councils
  • Identify training needs and facilitate the delivery of business training programs, forums and funding opportunities
  • Prepare and distribute key business communications, marketing publications and market / manage online channels
  • Participate in the ongoing development of relevant work plans and strategies
  • Represent Council at relevant forums, committees and working groups
  • Provide timely advice and prepare reports to Council as required


What you’ll bring

  • Degree or diploma in a business-related discipline (Desirable)
  • Relevant experience in an economic development or business development role
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating business and industry development initiatives for small and medium enterprises
  • Strong customer service, written and verbal communication, project and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to interpret economic data and apply innovative solutions to business and industry development challenges
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • A continuous improvement mindset with a positive, proactive, and flexible attitude


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 


Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.


So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?


What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.


For a confidential discussion, please contact David Gatt, Coordinator Economic Development on 8742 8386.


Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 26 February 2023.


You will be required to provide evidence of a minimum of two doses of an Australian approved COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencing employment with Council.


We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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