Tenure: Permanent and Fixed Term
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is committed to increasing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation is Western Australia’s lead agency for economic development, international trade and investment, and tourism. It also leads the promotion and development of the defence, international education, science, and innovation sectors in Western Australia. The department offers excellent career prospects in a supportive and stimulating environment.
Currently we are recruiting for the following positions;
Manager Projects and Events JTS20012 - Permanent
Manager Asian Engagement JTS20015- Permanent
Manager Strategic Partnerships JTS20009 – Fixed Term until 22 February 2024
What is the role?
We are seeking three (3) motivated and talented managers to join our Invest and Trade Western Australia division.
As the Manager Projects and Events you will lead and oversee complex international and national trade and investment projects including major events across Government. To be successful you will have considerable experience in planning, managing and delivering strategic projects and events, ideally in the promotion of international trade and investment. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills coupled with exceptional conceptual and analytical skills.
As the Manager Asian Engagement you will lead and manage engagement and business outreach projects that further WA's trade and investment objectives in Asia. The role requires you to have considerable experience in the design and delivery of investment and trade strategies and projects to deliver agreed objectives. You will also have knowledge of Asian markets and the ability to build networks and develop collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
As the Manager Strategic Partnerships you will lead and oversee strategic projects and strategic partnerships, such as Western Australia’s sister-state relationships. The role requires you to have knowledge of international investment and trade, including business, government and cultural protocols. To be successful you will have exceptional stakeholder management skills and be able to write fluently and persuasively in a range of styles and formats, including digital.
Please review the attached Job Description Form(s) (JDF), for further information.
Interested in more information?
For specific information regarding the requirements of the Manager Projects and Events and Manager Strategic Partnerships positions, please contact Daisy Pope, Director Projects and Initiatives on (08) 6277 2880, and regarding Manager Asian Engagement, please contact Chris Bandy, Director Client Services on (08) 6277 2803.
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Additional job information
Applicants assessed as suitable may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies that arise within six (6) months from the finalisation of this process.
JTSI conducts employment screening for applicants, which may include a National Criminal History Check.
Ready to apply?
It is recommended that you read the attached Applicant Job Pack for detailed information on eligibility, other conditions, and how to apply for the job.
You should carefully review the Job Description Form(s). You are welcome to apply for all three (3) positions. Please make it very clear in your application which position(s) you are applying for, as listed below
- Manager Projects and Events JTS20012
- Manager Asian Engagement JTS20015
- Manager Strategic Partnerships JTS20009
To apply please provide:
-A detailed CV including the names of two (2) referees, with a current line manager preferred
-A covering letter (up to three (3) pages) that:
- Identifies which position/s you are applying for;
- Describes your skills and experience as they relate to the Job Requirements outlined in each of the relevant job description forms; and
- Addresses the following capabilities*:
- Applies conceptual and critical thinking skills to analyse and resolve complex issues to achieve strategic objectives and identify new opportunities for business and economic development.
- Leads teams through empowering and encouraging them to take responsibility and achieve results.
- Identifies, initiates, builds and manages productive and effective relationships and partnerships with stakeholders.
- Prepares complex written materials, for example: ministerial documents, speeches, briefing papers and presentations.
*You are not required to address the individual capabilities described in each job description form.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please submit your application well before the closing time.
When you are ready to apply click the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top or bottom of this page. You will be asked a number of questions, and then be prompted to attach your application documents.
If you experience technical difficulties applying online, please contact the RAMS Helpdesk on 1300 733 056, in the first instance. For information about the process you can contact Human Resources on (08) 6277 2947.
Please ensure you submit your application by the closing time, as we are unable to accept late applications.
Closing Date: Friday, 30 April 2021 at 12:00pm MIDDAY (AWST)