[NOW CLOSED] Job Vacancy: Business Growth & Investment Lead

At CIDANZ we care deeply about the families and communities we serve and about each other’s growth.  We work hard – because we know that our work changes lives and shapes communities.

We are looking for a Business Growth and Investment Lead to join our team! You will play a key strategic role, contributing a significant part in the business growth, relationships, new investment and the sustainability of financial performance of the organization.


Business Growth and Investment Lead

Main purpose of job

To grow the Trusts Business, Innovation & Enterprise priorities and the implementation of the 2020-2030 National Cook Islands Development Strategic Action Plan with a specialist focus on business and employment growth and inward investment

Main responsibilities

  1. Lead on all business support and growth activities
  2. Lead on business relationships and account management
  3. Lead on all inward investment activities

Key tasks

  1. Lead on all business relationships and engagement including account management and business support to ensure effective retention and growth of local businesses
  2. Lead all inward investment activities including managing inward investment enquiries, identifying and generating inward investment leads and coordinating the soft landing process for businesses supported by the Trust
  3. Build and maintain close relationships with national, regional and local property agents and investors to identify and convert inward investment leads into the Trust
  4. Work closely with the Team to promote the Trust as a partner for business investment
  5. Lead on business and sector intelligence gathering and analysis to identify cross- sector fertilisation opportunities leading to business retention, attraction and growth
  6. Liaise with key economic development and inward investment stakeholders including to ensure the Trust benefits from inward investment opportunities
  7. Identify and represent the Trust at relevant property and investment meetings and events to ensure local businesses and the Trust benefit from inward investment opportunities
  8. Support the Team with the implementation and delivery of the 2020-2030 Cook Islands Development Strategic Action Plan through the development of innovative projects focused on job creation, education, skills and business growth and attraction
  9. Identify funding opportunities and develop funding bids


Our behavior is guided by our Organizational Values:

[S] Sustainable, [P] Professional, [I] Integrity, [R] Regenerative. [I] Innovation, [T] Transformation


To apply for this position, please send your letter of interest along with your resume/CV and 2 professional references to: Elizabeth Fa’alili, Manager – Business Administration For additional information about CIDANZ please visit