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Business Industry Opportunities Officer - WynBay LLEN



JOB TITLE : S2W Business Industry Opportunities Officer 

REPORTS TO: WynBay LLEN CEO

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract to 31 December 2025. Time fraction negotiable:  between 0.6 and fulltime. Possibility of ongoing employment, subject to funding

LOCATION: Building C5, Level 1, 2 Main Street, Point Cook Town Centre. Flexible working arrangements available

SALARY RANGE: $85k plus Super if fulltime, or pro-rata

ENQUIRIES: Contact Jacqui Bramwell on 0461 455 727 or jacqui@wynbayllen.org.au

REQUIRED: Victorian Drivers Licence, own car with comprehensive insurance

APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE: 21 June 2024

 


JOB DESCRIPTION

About School to Work Program

The Victorian Government funds each of the 31 LLENs to deliver the 2023-2025 School to Work Program in order to engage industry and schools to build connections that support access to work-based learning opportunities that meet the needs of local students and local industry, including:

  • Work Experience, Structured Workplace Learning (SWL), and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs) for government school students in collaboration with the Head Start program.
  • events and activities that directly expose students to industry, such as workplace visits, careers events and guest speakers.
  • supporting the delivery of networking opportunities that enhance school-industry connections and professional learning related to industries and employment.
  • supporting delivery of other Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms of the Department related to work-based learning and industry exposure.

Purpose of role

To work within a small and supportive team to

  • sign up employers for student work-based placement opportunities.
  • Engage schools to support the placement of students in work-based learning opportunities using the statewide portal.
  • innovate and develop new and exciting concepts in work-based learning.

Main duties and

Responsibilities

  • secure work placement opportunities for students, especially in priority industry sectors of new energy, sustainability, health, community services, advanced manufacturing, and emerging technologies.
  • develop and manage relationships with schools participating in the School to Work program.
  • local travel and face-to-face engagement with employers and schools
  • represent WynBay LLEN in a professional manner
  • work collaboratively with WynBay LLEN team members to achieve program goals and activities
  • respond to communications from stakeholders and team members in a timely and professional manner
  • ensure all relevant databases are up to date
  • provide critical information to inform reporting for contracts and partnerships.

 KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

 Essential

  • Demonstrated relevant skills and experience
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Competent in MS Office and use of databases or portals

Desirable

  • A passion to make a difference to young people
  • Relevant qualification
  • Knowledge of secondary education & training system, especially careers education framework
  • Empathetic understanding of issues and challenges facing young people.

 Person specifications

  • Flexibility and empathy to cope with change and to manage many stakeholder interests
  • Enthusiasm and “can do” attitude – independent self-starter
  • Ability to establish strong professional relationships
  • Willingness to actively engage with stakeholders in person in their workplaces
  • Professional approach, work ethic and attention to detail.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must:

  • Address each of the essential and desirable  Key Selection Criteria in a cover  letter of  not more than 2 pages
  • Include a current CV.

Email applications to jacqui@wynbayllen.org.au by 5 pm, Fri 21 June 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of two referees.

Interviews will be held on Wed 26th June 2024.