Job Alert: Aboriginal Industry Participation Consultant

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Job Alert: Aboriginal Industry Participation Consultant

Aboriginal Industry Participation Consultant

Department of Treasury and Finance
Job reference: 464781
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Short Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Job Description:

The South Australian Industry Participation Policy (SAIPP) establishes the framework for assessment of the economic contribution between rival tenders and grants within a broader value-for-money framework. The SAIPP delivers direct and indirect economic benefit to the State by contributing to wider government objectives through government procurement, such as local jobs, SME participation in government contracts, Aboriginal employment, innovation, environmental outcomes and apprenticeship and training opportunities. The SAIPP aims to improve the level of Aboriginal people’s participation in, and benefit from, employment and economic opportunities arising out of Government’s expenditure. 

The Aboriginal Industry Participation Consultant is responsible for furthering the objectives of the SAIPP by –

  • Assisting Aboriginal businesses build capability and capacity to successfully quote and tender for Government contracts;
  • Engaging with government buyers to build their awareness of the range of South Australian Aboriginal businesses and the product and services they offer.
  • Negotiating with head contractors to ensure they can meet their commitments of contracting SA based Aboriginal businesses and meeting their targets of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.

The Aboriginal Industry Participation Consultant delivers specialist consultancy and proactively engages with a broad range of Aboriginal Businesses to actively assist in promoting their business capabilities at regional, state, national and international levels.

Selection Criteria:
Please refer to the attached job description for selection criteria

Special Criteria:
Some out of hours work may be required
Intrastate and interstate travel may be required
Work within a confidential, commercially orientated and at times, politically sensitive environment
The incumbent will be required to participate in the Departmental Performance Management Program
The incumbent may be required to be assigned to other positions at the same remuneration level within the Office
Incumbents must hold a current Australian work eligibility status and may be subject to a criminal history check


Application Instructions:
All applications must be submitted online via I Work For SA by clicking ‘Apply’ and following the instructions.

Applicants to submit a covering letter (maximum of two pages) relevant to the Role Description, addressing the essential criteria together with a current resume.

Applications should include the name, email address and contact number of three current referees. A completed ‘Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector form’ will be requested from the successful applicant.

Applications close 5.00 pm.

The Department of Treasury and Finance actively promote flexible working arrangements, and is committed to having at least 50% of interviewees for each role being women. At DTF we value and encourage diversity within our workforce, to help us reflect the community we serve.

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Further Information
Contact – Nicole Morphett, Industry Advocate – Business Coordinator

8226 8956 or

Applications close: 21/01/2022 5:00 PM

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