Apprenticeships Field Consultant

Job Description

About MEGT 

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit business which has created great job outcomes for more than one million Australians since 1982 

Our purpose is to inspire people and enable businesses and communities to create employment solutions that change lives for the better. People are the foundation of our business and the reason we do what we do. We know that investing in people is what grows our business and are proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work.  

MEGT is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and Child Safe Organisation. We have a culture that values safety, diversity, and inclusion and encourage all applicants, including minorities, genders, protected veterans, First Nations People and individuals with disability to find their ME with MEGT. You can read more about MEGT and our commitment to creating an inclusive workplace here https://www.megt.com.au/about-us 

The MEGT Difference 

At MEGT as a Great Place to Work, we understand the importance of work life balance and offer meaningful benefits to support you and your career at MEGT: 

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Fully maintained company car
  • We offer 14 weeks paid parental leave and continued support through our partnership with Circle In  
  • Generous leave entitlements including 3 days paid close down leave over Christmas  
  • Opportunity to buy additional annual leave or cash out annual leave  
  • Access to salary packaging options 
  • Inclusive, supported and continuous growth development through study support   
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and family members  
  • Retail and entertainment discounts across leading brands 
  • Pro-rata long service leave after seven years 

The Opportunity

Based from Mackay, this is your opportunity to join our Apprentice Connect Provider division and work with Australia’s largest single provider 

The Apprenticeships Field Consultant is a multifaceted autonomous role, with the primary task of signing up apprentices and trainees into their National Training Contract with their new employer, as well as educating both parties about the supports and incentives available to them.  

This extremely rewarding role is centred around relationship management and business development, with various stakeholders and customers, to facilitate the undertaking of a National Training Contract between employers and Australian Apprentices. One of MEGT's core values is Collaboration, a skill that is key to this role.  

About you 

You will be an ambitious, positive, self-starter with a passion for building and maintaining key relationships within the community including: 

  • Proven account management or business development experience 
  • Excellent customer service and administration skills 
  • Capability to work autonomously, acting with trust and integrity 
  • Strong self-discipline to effectively plan your schedule with limited supervision 
  • Demonstrated ability to meet KPI’s and balance short term gains with long term considerations 
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and receptiveness to change 
  • Previous experience within the Job Active industry or within an RTO (highly regarded) 
  • Knowledge of the VET sector and the Australian Apprenticeship Support Services program highly regarded 
  • Current drivers’ licence or ability to travel 

MEGT is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which include a National Police Check, State/Territory Working with Children Check, reference checks, verify your right to work in Australia and confirmation of qualifications. 

How to Apply 

We want to make finding your ME with MEGT accessible and inclusive.  

If you are interested in this opportunity and want to have a career at a Great Place to Work, we encourage you to submit your application by clicking the apply button. If you would prefer to apply in another format or mode, or require any assistance, additional support, or have questions about this role, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@megt.com.au or on 1300 634 863