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Employment Facilitator, Local Jobs Program

Job Advert – Employment Facilitator

Regional Development Australia Mid North Coast is currently seeking the services of an Employment Facilitator.  Reporting to the CEO, this position plays a key role in the delivery of the Local Jobs Program in the Mid North Coast.  This is a full-time contract position until 30 June 2022 and is located in Macksville.

The role is a mix of leadership, project management, data analysis and research and administration, systems management, stakeholder liaison and reporting. You will be self-driven, proactive, enthusiastic and a team player with exceptional organisational, communication, time and people management skills and an eye for detail.

The role will require the successful candidate to work with a range of stakeholders throughout the Mid Coast region incorporating the Coffs Harbour, Bellingen, Nambucca, Kempsey, Port Macquarie-Hastings and MidCoast Council local government areas. RDAMNC will provide a vehicle for work related travel.

RDAMNC will consider Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitable contractors for this position (see below).

Key Accountabilities:

The EF will be accountable for the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Create and maintains a Local Jobs Plan for the relevant Employment Region.
  • Fulfil the role of Chair of the Taskforce for the relevant Employment Region.
  • Convene the Taskforce on a regular basis.
  • Access and use data and information specific to the labour market, local job seekers and employee skills that are in demand in the relevant Employment Region.
  • Share and ensure the application of NSC and NCI labour market information and tools to assist the Taskforce to develop a comprehensive and high-quality local job plan.
  • Help to achieve the employment priorities of the Mid North Coast Employment Region by building and sustaining productive working relationships with:
    • Employment service providers
    • Employers
    • Training and industry or employer peak body organisations
    • Community organisations and
    • Education providers

Full job description here

Experience, Skills and Attributes


  • Min 5 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Tertiary qualifications in Business
  • Demonstrated community and industry liaison skills.
  • Drivers Licence (car)
  • Demonstrated ability to write high level reports.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment, Work Health and Safety and Cultural Diversity principles.


  • Willingness to learn new systems and ability to engage a team to adopt and maintain appropriate systems.
  • Ability to work in a flexible and adaptable manner.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and achieve goals.
  • Existing business network within the program region.

The annual salary for this position is $100,000 plus super (pro-rata)

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to our COO, Dianne Wall at operations@rdamnc.org.au.


It is expected the successful applicant will work within the framework of a standard business week with some requirement to work after hours for meetings and other events.  The contract will commence on 16 March 2022 and conclude on 30 June 2022.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 4 March please send the following information to operations@rdamnc.org.au

  • Response to the essential and desirable criteria
  • Resume

EOI Contractor Submissions

To submit an EOI please provide the following documents:

  • Response to the essential and desirable criteria
  • Resume
  • Quotation for delivery of services

Submit documentation to Dianne Wall, Chief Operations Officer (COO) on or before 5pm Friday 4 March at operations@rdamnc.org.au


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