Appointment as Chairperson of the Board of the Land Development Agency

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the role of Chairperson of the Board.

Essential Criteria

Applications are invited from applicants who consider they possess the skills and experience, at an appropriately senior level, necessary to chair the Board.  Specifically, candidates must demonstrate in their application, evidence of:

• Proven experience of serving in senior leadership positions (e.g., Chair/Board and/or CEO);
• Proven strategic leadership capability in an organisation of scale with a particular focus on having led the organisation through an establishment phase or significant transformation;
• A successful career, at an appropriately senior level, in large scale organisations;
• Strong commercial acumen to ensure long term financial sustainability and effective risk management; and
• Strong stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to build strong relationships between board members and executive management.

It is also desirable that candidates demonstrate evidence in their application of:

• Experience of housing delivery, property development and/or construction;
• Knowledge of current housing policy;
• An understanding of affordable housing models.

Closing Date:  15:00 on Thursday 29 April 2021


2191306_Chair LDA Final Information booklet.pdf