Department of Regional NSW
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Investment Attraction Analyst

Investment Attraction Analyst

  • 498885
  • Accounting and Financial
  • 2 Years Temporary, full-time role
  • Location – Armidale, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo or Queanbeyan (other locations within Regional NSW will be considered)
  • Salary from $99,431 plus super and leave loading
  • Clerk Grade 7/8

Who is the Department of Regional NSWWhy work for us? 

Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

About the role

The Investment Attraction Analyst is responsible for providing high quality data, advice and insights across priority sectors in Regional NSW to increase competitiveness and assist in the attraction of new investment, whilst supporting investors through a range of facilitation services.

Key responsibilities for the Investment Attraction Analyst role include, but not limited to:

  • Support the development and execution of investment attraction initiatives and provide fundamental data and insights to encourage inward investment
  • Prepare high quality presentations on industry sectors and trends, and advise on commercial opportunities
  • Contribute to advice to sector leads, Director and Executive Director on linkages between market trends, regional endowments, priority precincts and inward investment
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation for reporting, monitoring and evaluation and support effective decision making
  • Communicate with key stakeholders to support policy and legislative requirements for the delivery of divisional activities
  • Provide customer service and support investors in making strategic investment decisions through provision of facilitation services

This role will be delivering a range of project management and support services, given tight deadlines, limited resources and the need to manage competing priorities.

This role will report to the Investment Manager.  To see the exciting projects the team is working on currently check out Invest Regional NSW: Overview | LinkedIn

About You

You will be a highly motivated professional with proven project and relationship management experience and the ability to manage client and stakeholder relationships professionally and confidently.  You will have a passion and in-depth understanding of the issues facing Regional NSW, as well as the markets and industries that will play a key role in the development of our regions.

Key knowledge and experience 

  • Knowledge of economic analysis and measurement methodologies, including contemporary models to undertake impact assessments of activities and projects.            
  • Ability to identify key data points and prepare infographic documents to drive strategic investment discussions, including managing and updating data sets.
  • Understanding of commercial drivers and realities, and insight into how Government can support economic transformation.

Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in economics, trade, statistics, commerce, business management or public policy (with a strong data analysis component) or equivalent.
  • Experienced in contemporary data visualisation and presentation techniques including data dashboards and online presentation tools.
  • Evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination must be provided upon commencement of employment. This is a condition of engagement should you be successfully appointed to a position within the Department of Regional NSW (which includes Local Land Services and the Soil Conservation Service).
  • Current NSW Driver Licence

Applying for the Role

Apply by submitting a current resume and brief cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Application Closing Date – Sunday 22 May 2022 11:55pm

For further information about this opportunity please contact Mark McClean - Director Investment Attraction on 0412 981 110 or via

Please view the role description here.

Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required to show evidence of:

  • being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine and; or
  • having an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or approved COVID19 Vaccination medical exemption at the time of your application submission.

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