Industry Engagement Manager - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG5)

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 / 2 year fixed term contract

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DTF/IV/1581036

Reference: VG/DTF/IV/1581036

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

VPS5 - Industry Engagement Manager – 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

The 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, government, 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:

  • Support the Industry Engagement Lead - AAM to facilitate alignment between the relevant governments on the regulatory innovation required to support an emerging aviation technologies sector in Victoria.
  • Providing high level advice, analysis and solutions to executives related to international and domestic investment opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to progress policy innovation, strategy and funding channels.
  • Engaging and building relationships with international companies seeking to invest in Victoria/Australia.

About you

The Industry Engagement Manager – AAM will work with local stakeholders and overseas markets and the following skills are required:

  • Knowledge and experience in either aviation, advanced manufacturing and/or in or R&D in emerging technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and business environment, and key challenges for the AAM industry to overcome in order for the economic and community benefits to be fully realised in Victoria.

A relevant 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 Manager - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG5)

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Full time / 2 year fixed term contract

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

Industry Engagement Manager - Advanced Aerial Mobility (VPSG5)