Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Tomorrow's Trainer Project Manager



Tomorrow's Trainer Project Manager

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Date: 6 Feb 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU Gladstone, QLD, AU Mackay, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Fixed Term (until 31.12.2025), Full Time
  • VET and Business Development
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton, Gladstone or Mackay (Relocation support available)
  • Higher Education Worker Level 8
  • Total Remuneration $126,883 to $142,289 pa (including salary of $107,218 to $120,237 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    Join the Queensland Future Skills Partnership at the forefront of innovative education and workforce development. The QFS Partnership is a collaboration between BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), CQUniversity and TAFE Queensland, and is now entering its third stage, dedicated to the rapid development and delivery of automated technology training pathways across Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education. Explore an exciting opportunity to lead the transformative "Tomorrow's Trainers" project, a pivotal phase three initiative managed by CQUniversity on behalf of the QFS Partnership.

    As the driving force behind the project, you will spearhead the development and implementation of strategies that encourage collaboration between private sector companies, training providers, and universities. This project aims to create innovative models for engaging vocational educators and trainers to deliver training in high-demand and shortage areas, specifically within the automation, electrical, and engineering sectors. Your role, reporting to the Partnership's Management Committee, will involve researching industry challenges, investigating industrial relations dynamics, leading stakeholder engagement, and developing a comprehensive strategy for increasing vocational education teachers in the automation industry.

    We are seeking a dynamic individual with a passion for navigating challenges and opportunities in the industry, vocational education sector, and government. You should have a keen interest in addressing the shortage of qualified educators in high-demand areas, particularly in the Mining METS and related sectors. Your responsibilities will include driving stakeholder engagement, developing and implementing pilot projects, and assessing the success of strategies in collaboration with industry, government, and public providers. If you are ready to challenge established norms and drive new solutions across the education and training, Mining, and METS sectors that support the fourth industrial revolution, join us in shaping the future of workforce development in Queensland.

    Be Rewarded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Requirements
  • Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of a range of complex employment, human resource and industrial relations requirements pertinent to the project.
  • Extensive experience and management expertise, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Highly developed computer literacy skills especially in word processing and use of corporate information systems. Proven creativity and lateral thinking with ability to work autonomously.
  • Proven skills in business research, investigation, problem solving, prioritisation and preparing fully costed proposals with clear risk/benefits analysis and the development of detailed, accurate and informative recommendations and decision justifications.
  • Proven track record in the delivery of a range of project-based services to clients and ability to contribute to the development and implementation of innovative organisational and business solutions.
  • Proven relationship development skills with skills in consulting and negotiating with stakeholders and clients at all levels and in all situations.
  • Proven ability to provide advice on a range of research-related areas including policies and processes.
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Tuesday, 20 February 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4134

    Contact Details:

    Peter Heilbuth


    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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    Job details


    Tomorrow's Trainer Project Manager


    Central Queensland University




    February 06, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 20, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Social Science

    About the employer

    Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.

    It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.

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