Director - Invercargill City Council

Reference Number: 812560aa

Location: Invercargill

  • Experienced Governance Professional
  • Connections to Invercargill/Southland

Invercargill City Holdings Limited (Holdco) – is the investment company 100% owned by the Invercargill City Council on behalf of ratepayers.  It owns Electricity Invercargill Ltd, Invercargill City Property Ltd, Invercargill City Forests Ltd and it also owns 97% of Invercargill Airport.  The principal activities of the Company are to ensure that the trading companies are operating efficiently to ensure maximum returns are made as a dividend back to the ratepayers of Invercargill.

Invercargill City Council Ltd is seeking to appoint an additional independent Director to the Board of Invercargill City Holdings (Holdco). Applicants will bring proven governance experience to the role and a strong understanding of governance policies and processes, strategic insight and an understanding of local government investment processes.

Additional skills and attributes sought include:

  • Well-developed commercial acumen.

  • Experienced in strategy development.

  • Excellent relationship management, stakeholder engagement and networking skills.

  • Collaborative and team focused.

The Board meets monthly (11 times a year) and this is a remunerated appointment.

It is desirable that candidates keen to be considered for this position have connections or reside in Invercargill and/or the Southland/Otago regions.  If you have the depth and breadth of relevant skills and background and are an experienced Director, we would like to hear from you.

To apply in strict confidence now, please complete the ‘apply for this job’ application form, attaching your cover letter and CV.  Applications close on 20 January 2019.  Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view the Position Description.

For more information please phone Mike Stenhouse on +64 274 428 348

To apply use application form or email

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