Senior Manager, Manufacturing Workforce Intelligence - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 15/05/2024
REF: MISsmw0424
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Senior Manager, Manufacturing Workforce Intelligence

Close Date: 15/05/2024
REF: MISsmw0424
  • Lead workforce intelligence strategies
  • Opportunity to shape future direction
  • Identify key insights through research and collaboration


The Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance seeks to appoint a strategic and forward-thinking Senior Manager of Manufacturing Workforce Intelligence.  In this pivotal role, you will lead the development and implementation of workforce strategies to address current and future workforce challenges, ensuring the continued success of modern manufacturing in Australia.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this newly created position will lead the research team and the training products and project Team.  The position will play a key role in supporting the development of the workforce plan, analysing workforce trends, identifying skills gaps, and driving initiatives to address current and future workforce challenges.  Drawing on high quality evidence, analysis and broad stakeholder consultation, the Senior Manager will gain strategic insights from the evaluation, monitoring, and reporting on the impact of skills gaps, training interventions, workforce strategies and program performance.

As the Senior Manager, you will demonstrate expertise in workforce analysis and planning with proven leadership skills and the ability to lead change and strategic direction.  The ideal candidate will be skilled at applying strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify key strategic insights.  Exceptional communication skills are essential, as is the ability to build effective relationships and partnerships with industry, government and other key stakeholders.

The role is based in Melbourne, although consideration may be given to the position being based in another capital city.  An attractive remuneration package and flexible work options are available.

The organisation

The Manufacturing Industry Skills Alliance (Manufacturing Alliance) is the Jobs and Skills Council (JSC) for the manufacturing industry. It is an industry owned and industry led not-for-profit organisation, supporting the development of skilled workforces that enable modern manufacturing and associated industries to succeed.  Operated by Manufacturing Alliance, the Manufacturing Jobs and Skills Council acts as an industry voice, promoting the industry’s vital role at the centre of the Australian economy, with a focus on workforce needs, skills development and building partnerships between industry and the vocational education and training sector.  Manufacturing Alliance works with stakeholders across Australia, including employers, unions, educators, learners and governments to build a skilled workforce for now and for the future.

Formerly Industry and Business Skills Australia (IBSA Group), the organisation has been part of the vocational education and training sector for 20 years, including being a Skills Service Organisation for the manufacturing industry.  The headquarters of the Manufacturing Alliance is based in Cremorne, Melbourne with team members located across Australia.

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To apply

Please click on ‘Apply now’ below, using reference MISsmw0424, addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans, Partner.  For a confidential discussion, please contact Sharyn on 1300 347 437 or +61 3 9016 6000.


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