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Assistant Managers – Various, Executive Level 1, AusIndustry - Support for Business

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Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra, Melbourne
Categories: Executive Level 1

About AusIndustry

AusIndustry – Support for Business Division manages interactions with Australian businesses on a daily basis with its range of key programs. We deliver whole-of-government grants administration for business through the Business Grants Hub, offering agencies streamlined, end-to-end grants management services from planning and design through to delivery and evaluation. Our simple, effective and user-centric approach makes it easier for businesses to find, apply and receive a grant.  

Our ideal candidates

We have a number of roles available in the Grant Administration and Grants Advisory and Enabling Services Branches for individuals with grant program design, management and/or delivery experience.

Successful candidates for roles in the Grants Administration Branch will be responsible for the management and delivery of a number of the department’s grant programs.

The Grants Advisory and Enabling Services Branch is seeking a person with grant program experience to assist in the delivery of the Business Grants Hub assurance functions.

Our ideal candidates work well within a team and have the capability to contribute to the achievement of AusIndustry in being a centre of excellence for the delivery of programs and services. You will

  • have a strong record of delivery
  • be able to work flexibly to deliver business outcomes in a challenging environment with competing deadlines
  • have proven leadership experience
  • have strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • enjoy working collaboratively
  • be solution-focused.

What you will do

The successful candidates will:

  • contribute to shaping AusIndustry’s program and service delivery arrangements
  • work flexibly, and plan for and adapt to policy and political changes
  • establish, manage and promote positive and professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • provide advice to teams to assist them to apply the whole of government grant framework and comply with Business Grant Hub frameworks
  • ensure the team’s program management and delivery capability including an understanding of program objectives, program processes, program systems and resource requirements.


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Security Clearance

These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


These positions are based in Canberra and Melbourne.

This recruitment process is being used to fill multiple EL1 positions. A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing EL1 vacancies should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.

Experience in, or knowledge of Australia’s anti-dumping system is highly desirable for one of the advertised positions.

How to apply

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information. This includes in your application responses, resume and any other documents. Applications containing classified information may not be considered by the selection panel.

You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide:

  1. an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limit your response to between 300 and 500 words)
  2. tell us about three (3) professional achievements within the last 5 years that you are proud of (limit your total response to between 300 and 500 words).

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format)

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Mark Wright on 02 6243 7990 or email

Learn more about the department

The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.

The department is committed to a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, promotes diversity, embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees and is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining people with disability. If you require some assistance with your application, or need this in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at or (02) 6276 1235 or refer to our Applying for a position information.

Select the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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