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Industry Mentor - Construction

Advertiser: MEGT3.1 out of 53.1 overall rating (65 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
1 Mar 2019
Location
Melbourne, Western Suburbs
Salary
Attractive salary + vehicle, laptop & mobile
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Building Trades

Industry Mentor - Construction

  • Rewarding fixed-term position to commence immediately ending December 2019.
  • Fully maintained company vehicle.
  • Opportunity to work for Australia's largest and only national ANP.

MEGT Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) is contracted to deliver Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) undertaking qualifications in the construction, automotive and childcare industries. The aim of the ISMAA program is to increase the supply of skilled workers in industries undergoing structural change, with the intention of increasing retention and completion rates.

Industry Mentors within this program will have trade qualifications and experience specific to the industry, knowledge of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in that industry, and an understanding of the structural changes applicable to the industry.

About the Role

Based at our Sunshine office, this is your opportunity to work for our ANP Division as an Industry Mentor in Residential/Commercial Construction.

In this rewarding opportunity, you will be primarily responsible for working with the Program Manager to ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) set via the ISMAA Contract are achieved in all areas.

Please note: This is a fixed-term position ending December 2019.

Reporting to the ISMAA Program Manager, this role requires an operator with experience and expertise in the construction industry, including the impacts of structural changes and how this relates to Australian Apprenticeship pathways. In addition, the role requires a good understanding of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in the industry, and good mentoring skills with the ability to build rapport with Australian Apprentices, employers and other relevant stakeholders.

Selection Criteria

  • experience in and detailed knowledge of the construction industry is essential, including current trends and structural/transitional change and how this relates to Australian Apprenticeships pathways
  • a good understanding of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in the relevant industry
  • strong mentoring and guidance skills, with an ability to display empathy and act as a positive role model for apprentices
  • demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and maintain relationships, including fostering relationships between employers and their apprentices
  • ability to identify appropriate solutions and provide assistance, including referral to specialist organisations.

Current driver licence is required.

An attractive base salary, plus a fully maintained company vehicle, smart phone, laptop, 9.5% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading will be on offer to the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and any State/Territory Working with Children Check (where applicable).

About MEGT

Established in 1982, MEGT (Australia) Ltd is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting local employers, apprentices, and trainees for over 35 years.

MEGT employs approximately 650 staff members in 59 offices across every state in Australia, and in the ACT.

We provide:

  • apprentice and traineeship recruitment, management and development
  • training in nationally accredited courses
  • English language courses
  • specialised employment, training and mentoring services for Indigenous apprentices, trainees and their employers.

Our Culture

We are committed to providing an inclusive and collaborative environment for our staff. Our aim is to ensure our people are engaged, motivated and prepared with the skills and capabilities they need to deliver our goals. We do this by:

  • making the health and safety of our workers our highest priority and providing a safe and healthy work environment
  • attracting, retaining and developing the right people for the right roles
  • understanding each other, embracing our differences and welcoming a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

The MEGT Difference

Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • 17.5% leave loading
  • 3-day Christmas-New Year closedown as a gift
  • opportunity for career progression within a national organisation.

For further information, please visit Careers at MEGT

How to Apply

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity please submit an application including a cover letter, detailing relevant industry experience, and a resume.

To obtain a position description, please see Industry Mentor

To apply, please click the 'APPLY' button below. Please note: Only applications received via Seek will be accepted.

For all further queries please email megtrecruitment@megt.com.au quoting the reference number 1702.

This vacancy will remain open Until Filled.

MEGT (Australia) Ltd is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from all diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disability.

Please note: By providing referee contact details you are consenting to MEGT contacting any nominated referee/s after interview.

To find out more about MEGT, please visit our website at www.megt.com.au

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  • Rewarding fixed-term position to commence immediately ending December 2019.
  • Fully maintained company vehicle.
  • Opportunity to work for Australia's largest and only national ANP.

MEGT Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) is contracted to deliver Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) undertaking qualifications in the construction, automotive and childcare industries. The aim of the ISMAA program is to increase the supply of skilled workers in industries undergoing structural change, with the intention of increasing retention and completion rates.

Industry Mentors within this program will have trade qualifications and experience specific to the industry, knowledge of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in that industry, and an understanding of the structural changes applicable to the industry.

About the Role

Based at our Sunshine office, this is your opportunity to work for our ANP Division as an Industry Mentor in Residential/Commercial Construction.

In this rewarding opportunity, you will be primarily responsible for working with the Program Manager to ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) set via the ISMAA Contract are achieved in all areas.

Please note: This is a fixed-term position ending December 2019.

Reporting to the ISMAA Program Manager, this role requires an operator with experience and expertise in the construction industry, including the impacts of structural changes and how this relates to Australian Apprenticeship pathways. In addition, the role requires a good understanding of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in the industry, and good mentoring skills with the ability to build rapport with Australian Apprentices, employers and other relevant stakeholders.

Selection Criteria

  • experience in and detailed knowledge of the construction industry is essential, including current trends and structural/transitional change and how this relates to Australian Apprenticeships pathways
  • a good understanding of the workplace and training context of Australian Apprenticeships in the relevant industry
  • strong mentoring and guidance skills, with an ability to display empathy and act as a positive role model for apprentices
  • demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and maintain relationships, including fostering relationships between employers and their apprentices
  • ability to identify appropriate solutions and provide assistance, including referral to specialist organisations.

Current driver licence is required.

An attractive base salary, plus a fully maintained company vehicle, smart phone, laptop, 9.5% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading will be on offer to the successful candidate.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and any State/Territory Working with Children Check (where applicable).

About MEGT

Established in 1982, MEGT (Australia) Ltd is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting local employers, apprentices, and trainees for over 35 years.

MEGT employs approximately 650 staff members in 59 offices across every state in Australia, and in the ACT.

We provide:

  • apprentice and traineeship recruitment, management and development
  • training in nationally accredited courses
  • English language courses
  • specialised employment, training and mentoring services for Indigenous apprentices, trainees and their employers.

Our Culture

We are committed to providing an inclusive and collaborative environment for our staff. Our aim is to ensure our people are engaged, motivated and prepared with the skills and capabilities they need to deliver our goals. We do this by:

  • making the health and safety of our workers our highest priority and providing a safe and healthy work environment
  • attracting, retaining and developing the right people for the right roles
  • understanding each other, embracing our differences and welcoming a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

The MEGT Difference

Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • 17.5% leave loading
  • 3-day Christmas-New Year closedown as a gift
  • opportunity for career progression within a national organisation.

For further information, please visit Careers at MEGT

How to Apply

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity please submit an application including a cover letter, detailing relevant industry experience, and a resume.

To obtain a position description, please see Industry Mentor

To apply, please click the 'APPLY' button below. Please note: Only applications received via Seek will be accepted.

For all further queries please email megtrecruitment@megt.com.au quoting the reference number 1702.

This vacancy will remain open Until Filled.

MEGT (Australia) Ltd is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from all diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disability.

Please note: By providing referee contact details you are consenting to MEGT contacting any nominated referee/s after interview.

To find out more about MEGT, please visit our website at www.megt.com.au

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • What is your expected annual base salary?
  • I agree that my application may be considered for relative MEGT vacancies.

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