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S2W Business Industry Opportunities Officer

  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contract to 31 December 2025. time fraction negotiable: between 0.6 and fulltime. Possibility of ongoing employment, subject to funding
  • LOCATION: Building C5, Level 1, 2 Main Street, Point Cook Town Centre,
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • SALARY RANGE: $85k plus Super if full-time or pro-rata
  • ENQUIRIES: Contact Jacqui Bramwell on 0461 455 727 or [email protected]
  • REQUIRED: Victorian Drivers Licence, own car with comprehensive insurance

About WynBay LLEN

WynBay LLEN (Wyndham and Hobsons Bay Local Learning & Employment Network) is one of 31 LLENs across Victoria.

LLENs are independent incorporated associations, each governed by a local Committee of Management, representing its members, which includes groups and organisations such as local schools, local government, Learn Local, TAFE, other education and training providers, business, industry, and community agencies.

LLENs were established in 2001, to be independent brokers of partnerships support increased transition outcomes in cohorts of young people from school to further education, training or employment. WynBay LLEN is the broker, facilitator and administrator of two VETDSS clusters comprising 23 schools across Wyndham and Hobsons Bay.

School to Work Program

The Victorian Government funds each of the 31 LLENs to deliver the 2023-2025 School to Work Program in order to engage industry.and schools to build connections that support access to work-based learning opportunities that meet the needs of local students and local industry, including:

  • Work Experience, Structured Workplace Learning (SWL), and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs) for government school students in collaboration with the Head Start program.
  • Events and activities that directly expose students to industry, such as workplace visits, careers events and guest speakers.
  • Supporting the delivery of networking opportunities that enhance school-industry connections and professional learning related to industries and employment.
  • Supporting delivery of other Senior Secondary Pathways Reforms of the Department related to work-based learning and industry exposure.

job purpose

To work within a small and supportive team to:

  • Sign up employers for student work-based placement opportunities.
  • Engage schools to support the placement of students in work-based learning opportunities using the statewide portal.
  • Innovate and develop new and exciting concepts in work-based learning.

Main duties and Responsibilities

  • Secure work placement opportunities for students, especially in priority industry sectors of new energy, sustainability, health, community services, advanced manufacturing, emerging technologies.
  • Develop and manage relationships with schools participating in the School to Work program.
  • Local travel and face-to-face engagement with employers and schools
  • Represent WynBay LLEN in a professional manner
  • Work collaboratively with WynBay LLEN team members to achieve program goals and activities
  • Respond to communications from stakeholders and team members in a timely and professional manner
  • Ensure all relevant databases are up to date.
  • Provide critical information to inform reporting for contracts and partnerships.

Other duties

Fulfil other duties as required to meet the school-to-work contract.



A commitment to working with and for young people, including those with additional needs, towards successful pathways and transitions.


A relevant qualification is desirable.


Demonstrated experience working in the employment, training, apprenticeships, careers, pathways fields.


Knowledge of the Victorian secondary education system, including careers education and VET delivered in schools.

Knowledge of the Victorian labor market, and the local and emerging labor market in Wyndham and Hobsons Bay, especially in STEM - based sectors (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

Understand workforce development needs for entry level roles.

Knowledge of the role of the Victorian Local Learning and Employment Networks (or willingness to learn).

Skills & competencies


  • Ability to communicate with teachers and employers.
  • Communicate program information accurately.
  • Sell the benefits of work based learning to employers.
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports.

Professionalism and Drive:

  • Ability to represent the organisation with the utmost professionalism.
  • Independent drive to make a difference to local young people’s career and pathway opportunities.

Stakeholder Management:

Ability to confidently represent WynBay LLEN and develop trusted professional relationships with key stakeholders, including schools, industry, local government, training and community organisations.

Attention to Detail:

Excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.


Willingness to work collaboratively on partnerships and projects and get on with team members.

Time management and Organisation Skills:

  • Accomplish objectives effectively within the time frame given
  • Carry out administrative duties in an efficient and timely manner.

Personal attributes

  • Confident manner
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Personable
  • Ability to work under pressure at times
  • Positive approach to change
  • Solution focused
  • Professional presentation.


  • This role requires travel to a variety of meetings across Wyndham and Hobsons Bay LGAs
  • This role requires the successful applicant to use their own car with fully comprehensive insurance (mileage costs reimbursed)
  • Victorian Drivers license
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Police check.



Demonstrated relevant skills and experience

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated time management, organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Competent in MS Office and use of databases or portals


  • A passion to make a difference to young people
  • Relevant qualification
  • Knowledge of secondary education & training system, especially careers education framework
  • Empathetic understanding of issues and challenges facing young people.

Person specifications

  • Flexibility and empathy to cope with change and to manage many stakeholder interests
  • Enthusiasm and “can do” attitude – independent self-starter
  • Ability to establish strong professional relationships
  • Willingness to actively engage with stakeholders in person in their workplaces
  • Professional approach, work ethic and attention to detail.

A position description is attached.

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