Current vacancies

16 August 2019

Download our candidate information booklet for more details about NCVER

General Manager - Data Transformation & Technology

Be part of a new, exciting initiative to transform data and information with new digital technologies

Seeking an agile thinker who enjoys applying conceptual thinking and modern technology to solve problems and make improvements on a national scale

Position Details

We are seeking a dynamic Executive who will be responsible for leading NCVER’s data collection and information technology services and NCVER’s participation in the VET Data Streamlining initiative.  This initiative is a collaboration between the NCVER and Australian and state and territory governments to transform current VET data design and governance and data collection processes, to enable more timely, efficient and complete national data collection and use, while lowering the regulatory impost on data providers.

To be successful in this position you will require outstanding interpersonal, and high level conceptual skills, with the ability to decompose problems and make decisions when dealing with ambiguity.  Your experience and abilities in developing data governance solutions and managing complex technology-based transformation initiatives will be vital to your success.

For full details of this position, including recruitment selection criteria, download the position description here.

This three year position is located in Adelaide.  An attractive remuneration package comprising of base salary, superannuation and motor vehicle allowance will be offered.

Relocation assistance will be provided to the right candidate.

Application Details

If this sounds like you and you have a passion to lead a vital function in a collaborative and professional environment within a successful and influential national not-for profit organisation, we would like to hear from you.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application letter (maximum two pages in length) outlining your suitability for the position, plus your resume and contact details of two referees via email to recruitment@ncver.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 30 August 2019

Manager - Research & Data Analytics


Play a pivotal role in integrating and maximising the power of research and data analytics capabilities to transform national understanding of vocational education and training in Australia.

Position Details

We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified individual to lead our newly formed Research & Data Analytics Branch which will be responsible for maximising the power of data analytics integrated with research to transform national understanding of VET.

In this position you will be responsible for leading NCVER’s research and analytics program, developing new outputs and products, reviews of and quality assurance of exiting methodologies and approaches, as well as making improvements to the national administrative data collections.  A key deliverable will be to build our internal research and analytical capability through development and recruitment initiatives.

To be successful in this position you will require a proven history of leading and maximising the potential of diverse skillsets to develop a high performing team.  This coupled with strong collaborative and interpersonal skills, analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage complex relationships with government, industry and VET community stakeholders will be vital to your success.

For full details of this position, download the position description here, and the recruitment selection criteria here.

This position is located in Adelaide.  An attractive remuneration package comprising of base salary and 12% superannuation will be offered.

Relocation assistance will be provided to the right candidate.

Application Details

If this sounds like you and you have a passion to lead a vital function in a collaborative and professional environment within a successful and influential national not-for profit organisation, we would like to hear from you.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application letter (maximum two pages in length) outlining your suitability for the position, plus your resume and contact details of two referees via email to recruitment@ncver.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 30 August 2019

Digital Publishing Officer (2 positions)

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 policy makers, 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 in the candidate information booklet.

About the role

We are seeking two experienced digital publishers who have a creative flair for visual and functional design, combined with high-level writing and verbal communication skills, to help us achieve our mission of delivering products and services that engage, inform and influence all participants in Australia’s VET sector.

Working in a small, highly productive team, you will be responsible for collaborating with researchers and data analysts to develop targeted, informative and innovative products — from research reports and infographics, to interactive data tools and video. Your excellent project management skills and great attention to detail will help you deliver quality products on time and in accordance with NCVER’s brand and style guidelines.

For full details of this position including the necessary criteria for this role, download the position description.

Appointment details

Position 1: Full time

Position 2: 0.8 Full time equivalent

  • Based in Adelaide
  • Generous working conditions
  • The salary range for this role is $65,966 ‒ $80,626 commensurate with skills and experience
  • 12% superannuation payable in addition to salary

Application details

If this role sounds like you and you have a passion to work in a dynamic, collaborative and professional environment with a successful and influential not-for-profit organisation, we would like to hear from you.

To be considered for either role, please state which position you are applying for and email a statement of claim against the skills, qualifications and experience details listed in the position description (page 3), plus your resume and contact details of two referees to marketingrecruitment@ncver.edu.au

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 8 September 2019

Important: a statement of claim against the skills, qualifications and experience in the position description must accompany your application, otherwise it will not be considered.