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Project Coordinator - Regional Skills Investment Strategy

Job Title: Project Coordinator - Regional Skills Investment Strategy
Job Type: Contract – 2 years
Location: Atherton, Queensland
Classification: Communities, Corporate Services, Planning and Development
Client: Tablelands Regional Council
Reference: BBBH716_1565333781
Job Published: 09 Aug 2019
Closing Date: 26 Aug 2019

Job Description

Project Coordinator | Regional Skills Investment Strategy | Tablelands Regional Council

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About the Role

This Regional Skills Investment Strategy project is proudly supported and funded by the Queensland Government.

Tablelands Regional Council has entered into a partnership with the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) to undertake a two year regional engagement and collaboration project funded through the Regional Skills Investment Strategy (RSIS) that will foster local partnerships and support local economic and employment opportunities in the Tablelands Regional Council local government area.

Tablelands Regional Council are seeking a Project Coordinator to lead the Tablelands Regional Skills Investment Strategy Project. The purpose of the role is to identify local workforce training and skills needs for current and emerging jobs in targeted industries and develop solutions to ensure there is a supply of skilled local people to meet this demand.

This project will focus on the regions key industry sectors of Agriculture, Retail and Health and Community Services. The Project Coordinator will actively engage with a range of local stakeholders to promote the objectives of RSIS and in partnership with DESBT, develop training solutions that are tailored to the Tablelands Region.

Benefits of the Role

  • Flexible hours and work from home options
  • Positive and active role in the community
  • Well supported by a state-wide network and the Tablelands Regional Council

About the Person

  • A knowledge of the business community in the Tablelands region would be highly regarded
  • Comprehensive understanding of the VET Sector
  • Substantial experience in an engagement role
  • Proven ability to work autonomously
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to create high quality written reports
  • Ability to analyse information and create strategic recommendations
  • Experience in project management

Living and Working in the Region

The Tablelands Regional Council serves a community of 25,000 and is located in Atherton, in Queensland. The council is a progressive organisation whose key strategic goals include enabling strong economies, vibrant communities, smart centres and long-term planning towards Council 2050.

Located in Far North Queensland, about 100 kilometres west of Cairns International Airport, the Tablelands is an area of outstanding natural beauty that ranges from tropical rainforest to the Gulf Savannah. The region has endless opportunities to explore and a year-round great climate attracts those who enjoy outdoor adventure sports and leisure pursuits.

There are great schools, excellent medical facilities and Atherton is close access to an international airport.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 26 August 2019