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Training Manager - The National Indigenous Training Academy - Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park

Voyages Indigenous Tourism

At Voyages, our success is driven by our people. Their diversity, skills and passion are the foundation of our ability to deliver our purpose of changing lives through cultural tourism.

The National Indigenous Training Academy (NITA) provides industry training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aspiring to a career in the tourism and hospitality industry. This position is based at Ayers Rock Resort just outside the world famous Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park and on the lands of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara and Yankuntjatjrra peoples. NITA supports up to 120 new recruits each year to develop skills, gain industry experience and improve career opportunities for First Nations young peoples entering the workforce.

Voyages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce is 36% of the total workforce. This is your chance to contribute to changing lives through cultural tourism. If you are up to the challenge of training, mentoring and coaching our new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees, then this is the job for you!

Your new role:

Our team has the privilege to deliver tailored and customised training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people with various learning needs, educational backgrounds and work experience—for many of the trainees, this is their first job and the first time they have moved away from home. Your role will be pivotal in planning, managing and coordinating the effective, efficient and appropriate delivery in the NITA Traineeship program under the direction of the General Manager. You will be expected to lead and assist a small team to deliver training and assessment services in line with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) accreditation and standards with a focus on Certificate IIIs in Hospitality, Retail and Horticulture through the resort operations.

As a Training Manager you will contribute to the strategic development, enhancement and expansion of the NITA program over the next three to five years and build strong relationships across Ayers Rock Resort team to achieve Indigenous employment, training and business development goals.

To be successful you will have:

  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Certificate III in Hospitality or higher education in this sector
  • Experience in the planning, design, coordination and management of VET based training programs (minimum three years)
  • A minimum of three years team management and program/service delivery experience, including strategic and operational planning
  • Ability to effectively create, manage, guide and mentor a productive team
  • Diploma qualification in relevant field and/or have a higher adult teaching qualification would be highly required but not essential
  • A minimum of five years industry experience in the hospitality or tourism industries (at a supervisory level or higher preferably)

You will pride yourself on:

  • Demonstrated cultural competency/awareness and experience to effectively communicate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and a knowledge, understanding and respect of their cultures and experiences in contemporary Australian society
  • High level oral and written communication skills and ability to work cooperatively with a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work both in a small, busy team environment and independently to achieve outcomes
  • Ability to lead by example including professional etiquette, work standards and positive outlook

What we offer you:

  • A truly rewarding career to work with our young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander trainees
  • A unique workplace with a community spirit
  • Subsidised accommodation
  • Gym and Recreation Facilities
  • National Park Access and discounts
  • Ayres Rock Resort, Hamilton Island and Accor Global Accommodation, Food and Beverage discounts

If you can see yourself in this role and feel you can contribute to the ongoing success of Voyages, then click apply now!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

A position description is attached.

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