Business Manager - Workforce Australia - Kingaroy - Tenders Global

Business Manager – Workforce Australia – Kingaroy

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  • Posted 6 months ago


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yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown helps children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them. We help them to believe in their unique strengths, tenacity and self-determination. We recognise the courage and determination of children and young people when they reach out to yourtown for support.

Realise your potential at yourtown.

our program

Transition to Work (TtW) is the Australian Government’s youth specialist employment service that supports young people to develop practical skills to gain employment or connect with education or training. At yourtown, we understand everyone is unique – and so is their journey to finding work. We don’t just help with the job hunt. We provide tailored, youth-focused support for young people to get work, skills and practical help to transform their lives.

yourtown has been delivering youth specialist Employment Services for 18 years and is a well-respected, long-term Transition to Work provider. Come join our Transition to Work program where you can make a positive impact on the lives of young people within the community.

your opportunity

We are in search of an Employment Services specialist to lead our Transition to Work team in Kingaroy, stepping into the role of Business Manager. Your unwavering passion and determination will be instrumental in elevating yourtown’s presence in Kingaroy. As a driving force, you’ll empower our diverse team to provide tailored employment services to both employers and our youth.

In this exciting role, you will:

  • Champion and guide our Kingaroy team in exceeding performance expectations, achieving business objectives, and fostering meaningful employer relationships.
  • Be at the forefront of expanding our brand’s footprint through active community engagement and seizing new business prospects.
  • Identify local labour market gaps and craft employer-centric strategies that empower disadvantaged young people to find sustainable employment.
  • Excel in reaching targets across service delivery, financial management, contractual compliance, and employer engagement.
  • Lead and inspire our multifaceted team, seamlessly transitioning between a strategic and operational focus.

Your expertise and vision will shape the future of our mission. Join us in transforming lives and making a lasting impact in Kingaroy.

what we are looking for

  • You are passionate about what you do. To you this is not just a job, it is your career – a choice that you make every day!
  • Extensive experience within Employment Services, with demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Solid understanding of the local labour market as well as the barriers to employment faced by disadvantaged young people and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of program contract, systems, KPIS and the ability to drive outcomes.
  • Well-developed communication, liaison and networking skills with the ability to influence and negotiate across internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading and managing teams and site resources to achieve set targets and performance objectives.
  • Extensive knowledge of youth employment issues including challenges to employment, strategies to overcome challenges and a demonstrated empathy with young people.

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

  • salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
  • monthly RDOs
  • opportunities for internal and external professional development
  • free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
  • a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
  • yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
  • access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
  • access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
  • an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

For a full Position Description please visit:

Contact: Lily Welch, Talent Acquisition Specialist, [email protected] using the subject line: Business Manager – Workforce Australia – Kingaroy enquiry via EthicalJobs.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

“In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference”

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