Industry Engagement Lead - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG6)

Job posted: 09/11/2021
Applications close: 30/11/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / up to 2 years

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $125,893 - $168,473

Occupation: Sales/Business Development

Reference: VG/DTF/IV/1581038

Reference: VG/DTF/IV/1581038

Occupation: Sales/Business Development

Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

VPS6 - Industry Engagement Lead – Advanced Aerial Mobility - 2 year Fixed Term Contract

About us

Invest Victoria is the Victorian Government's investment promotion agency with a focus on achieving sustained economic prosperity for Victoria by attracting and facilitating investment and job creation opportunities for the State.

The International Investment Branch at Invest Victoria leads the attraction and facilitation of foreign direct investment into Victoria. The Branch provides support to Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices based in market and works directly with international companies to promote Victoria as an investment destination and provides facilitation support to secure investment projects.

About the role

This position is responsible for enabling an attractive regulatory and investment environment for the emerging Advanced Aerial Mobility (AAM) and drone industry in Victoria.
This will be achieved through engagement with international and domestic investors, regulators, governments, universities and the community to support industry development in line with stakeholder expectations in order to support a pipeline of investment into the State.

This role will also:

  • Facilitate alignment between relevant governments on the regulatory innovation required to support an emerging aviation technologies sector in Victoria.
  • Lead Victorian efforts to coordinate developments in airspace management, data sharing, privacy, cybersecurity, certification issues, infrastructure and overall policy direction.
  • Lead industry engagement activities
  • Manage a dedicated website as a ‘network platform' showcasing industry and tertiary participants for supply chain matching
  • Provide high level advice, analysis and solutions to executives related to international and domestic investment opportunities
  • People management responsibilities for a VPS5 Industry Engagement Manager

About you

The Industry Engagement Lead - AAM will work with overseas markets and local stakeholders and the following skills would be required:

  • Demonstrated industry engagement and/or experience working with prospective investors
  • Knowledge and experience in aviation, advanced manufacturing or defence emerging technologies.
  • Commercial negotiation experience and strong financial literacy.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and business environment
  • Demonstrated people management experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including confidence presenting to stakeholders
  • Experience in undertaking research and analysis on business opportunities along with preparing comprehensive briefs

A tertiary degree and other relevant qualifications – highly regarded

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Naava Lederman on naava.lederman@invest.vic.gov.au.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 30 November 2021

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.

Industry Engagement Lead - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG6)

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Full time / up to 2 years

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Naava Lederman | naava.lederman@invest.vic.gov.au

Industry Engagement Lead - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG6)