Current vacancies

15 February 2019

Assistant Accountant

About NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER) helps promote better understanding and discussion within the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and assists policymakers, practitioners, industry, training providers, and students to make informed decisions.

NCVER is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET and the links between education and the labour market more generally. More detail of NCVER’s activities is available on our Portal.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a highly skilled, self-managed and experienced Assistant Accountant to join our Finance Team.

Reporting to the Manager Finance & Risk and working closely with the Senior Management Accountant, this newly created role will be responsible for accounts payable and receivable, assisting with the preparation of financial reports and management accountant duties.

To be successful in this role you must have prior experience in accounts payable and receivable functions, including the use of accounting software packages (experience in using Technology One would be an advantage).  This, combined with knowledge of accounting principles, GST and FBT, will see you well placed to take on this position.

If you would like to be part of a small but warm, friendly and supportive Finance team, who are committed to high quality results and motivated to succeed, then we would love to hear from you!

Position profile

Full details can be found in the position profile.

Appointment details

  • This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), ongoing position (flexible working arrangements may be negotiated to support a healthy work-life balance).
  • Full-time equivalent salary will be in the range of $60,000 - $80,000 (plus generous 12% superannuation) commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Excellent conditions of employment, including access to salary packaging, professional development, employee assistance program and health and well being benefits.
  • Brand new modern offices in the heart of the CBD.

Application details

To be considered for this position, please send your cover letter, resume and contact details of two referees, via email to recruitment@ncver.edu.au.  Your covering letter should address how your knowledge, skills and experience match those outlined in the position profile.

Important: applications without a covering letter, as outlined above, will not be considered for the role.

Please note, you should receive an automatic reply to your email. If you do not receive this, please telephone 08 8230 8400.

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 19 February 2019.

Survey Data Analyst

About NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER) helps promote better understanding and discussion within the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and assists policymakers, practitioners, industry, training providers, and students to make informed decisions.

NCVER is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET and the links between education and the labour market more generally. More detail of NCVER's activities can be found on our Portal.

Position Details

Multiple opportunities exist for suitably qualified and experienced persons to join NCVER’s National Surveys Branch, which is responsible for a major program of national surveys in the vocational education and training sector.  These include an annual survey of student outcomes, a regular survey of employers, and major one-off surveys on topical issues like the experiences and destinations of Australia’s apprentices. The National Surveys Branch also manages the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth (LSAY).

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of a range of materials to support the surveys, such as questionnaires and primary approach materials to respondents, data analysis, infographics and data visualisations, under the direction of the Branch Manager and Team Leaders.
  • Undertake analyses involving complex survey data sets to provide meaningful insights and narrative for reports to a range of audiences.
  • Undertake, with minimal supervision, data requests, analyses and checking, including specific investigations requested by stakeholders.
  • Set and achieve priorities, monitor workflow and manage resources to meet objectives.

Required skills:

  • Survey development and project management experience, with longitudinal surveys experience well regarded.
  • Quantitative analysis experience and skills, with proficiency in SAS or similar statistical software packages.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, including high-level oral and written communication and liaison skills and the ability to present information effectively and clearly to a wide audience.
  • A tertiary qualification with a strong statistical component.

Appointment Details

  • There are multiple contract positions ranging from 6-12 months, with full-time or part-time working hours negotiable.
  • Generous working conditions.
  • The salary range for these roles is $68,300-$80,000, commensurate with skills and experience.
  • 12% superannuation is payable in addition to salary.

Application Details

To be considered for these roles, please email a statement of claim against the required skills, plus your resume and contact details of two referees to statsrecruitment@ncver.edu.au.  Applications close on 25 February 2019.

Important: a statement of claim against the required skills must accompany your application, otherwise your application will not be considered.

Trainee Administration Assistant

About NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER) helps promote better understanding and discussion within the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and assists policymakers, practitioners, industry, training providers, and students to make informed decisions.

NCVER is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET and the links between education and the labour market more generally. More detail of NCVER’s activities can be found on our Portal.

About the role

An exciting opportunity for a recent school leaver has become available.

The Trainee Administrative Assistant is a part of the HR & Business Services team and is responsible for assisting with the delivery of high quality administrative services both within the team and across the organisation.  This position is full-time with provision for part of the time being spent undertaking training through a recognised training organisation, to attain a Certificate in Business Administration.

To be successful in this role you will have completed SACE 2 and have basic knowledge of administrative processes.  We are looking for a motivated individual, who can demonstrate initiative, accuracy, and attention to detail, with great interpersonal skills and a passion for excellent customer service.  A keen interest in all areas of business administration is essential.  Experience operating in teams and in a customer service environment will be an advantage.

Full details can be found in the position profile.

Appointment details

  • This is a full-time, fixed term position until the end of June 2020.
  • Salary will be in line with Trainee wages as set out by Fairwork Australia (plus a generous 12% superannuation).
  • Excellent conditions of employment on offer, including well-being initiatives and support for study.

Application Details

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position, your resume and contact details of two referees, via email to recruitment@ncver.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 27 February 2019.