We are currently recruiting for an Industry Engagement Manager and Industry Engagement Officer to join our team. Please follow the links to seek.com.au for further details and to apply.

Industry Engagement Manager

  • Engage with and meet the needs of passionate people across industry and vocational education
  • Great team environment with a central base in North Melbourne
  • Regularly travel throughout Australia identifying industry trends and needs

About the role:

ndustry Engagement Managers work predominantly to help Skills Impact deliver outcomes, intelligence and support for industry and Industry Reference Committees. The responsibilities of the role may shift to meet changing priorities but can be expected to include the following activities, as grouped under three broad roles:

  • Undertake, analyse and communicate the results of Industry Engagement
  • Deliver Skills Forecasts and Training Package project proposals based on Industry Engagement, and provide services and reporting to support Training Package project delivery
  • Provide high quality secretariat services to Industry Reference Committees

Industry Engagement Managers will need to possess or rapidly develop specialist industry knowledge focused on industry structures, key organisations and people. They have responsibility for building strong and effective relationships with Skills Impact key stakeholders and other stakeholders relevant to allocated industries.

To be successful in this role you should have the following:

  • Proven ability to identify, develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Experience in gathering industry intelligence, identify emerging trends and predict affects (on future training).
  • Excellent communication skills, especially engagement skills for industry meetings and writing skills to support an extensive level of report, agenda, minute and industry analysis documentation
  • An understanding of the vocational education and training (VET) system and training package development framework, and/or knowledge relating to the industry sectors covered by Skills Impact, would be an advantage.

How to apply:

Applications can be made through Seek and should include a cover letter and a CV. The cover letter (no more than 3 pages) should provide an outline of why you are keen to work with Skills Impact and how your skills and experience relate to the role requirements outlined in the Position Description.

Prior to applying for the role, please read the Position Description.

Download Industry Manager Position Description

Applications close on 9 February 2020.

Industry Engagement Officer

  • Development opportunity to learn about industry engagement in a vocational education context
  • Great team environment with a central base in North Melbourne
  • Travel throughout Australia to assist with meetings and identifying industry trends and needs

About the role:

We are currently seeking an Industry Engagement Officer to join our team in a development position, with a view to eventually working as an Industry Engagement Manager. Your work will predominantly assist Industry Engagement Managers to deliver outcomes, intelligence and support for industry and Industry Reference Committees. You will build towards developing skills in three main areas:

  • Undertake, analyse and communicate the results of Industry Engagement
  • Deliver Skills Forecasts and Training Package project proposals based on Industry Engagement, and provide services and reporting to support Training Package project delivery
  • Provide high quality secretariat services to Industry Reference Committees

Initially the Industry Engagement Officer will mainly support the organisation of meetings, preparation of documentation, and activities designed to help develop the skills and knowledge needed to progress within Skills Impact.

To be successful in this role you should be able to demonstrate:

  • Successful work in a service environment in which you were able to meet and respond to customer needs, and in an environment where you needed to meet and get to know new people on behalf of an organisation
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills, and the desire to further improve these skills in a variety of situations
  • Experience in keeping records and undertaking administrative work, with a good attention to details
  • A desire to work in the vocational education and training (VET) system and to help industry be a central part of that system, especially relating to the industries Skills Impact works with.

How to apply:

Applications can be made through Seek and should include a cover letter and a CV. The cover letter (no more than 2 pages) should provide an outline of why you are keen to work with Skills Impact and how your skills and experience relate to the role requirements outlined in the Position Description.

Prior to applying for the role, please read the Position Description.

Download Industry Engagement Officer Position Description

Applications close on 9 February 2020.