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Learning and Development Consultant

Make your mark during a significant time of change for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).
Experience strong Executive support to improve our learning and development offering.
Permanent opportunity – VPS 5, $98,396 to $108,724 plus super.
Part-time/ Flexible Work available for the right candidate.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1419
Closing Date: 22-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $108,724
Job Duration: N/A
File Attachment: pd - learning and development consultant - september 2019.pdf
Contact: Marianne Hunter
Contact Details: 03 9618 9469

Position Details

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) is seeking a well-rounded learning and development specialist to design and implement programs that will truly make a difference to our employee experience and organisational performance.

  • Lead the design of technical professional development to drive industry change.
  • Help build Talent pipelines through innovative Graduate and Retiree programs.
  • Support the organisation's goal to improve customer experience.
  • Build strong partnerships throughout the business and with Industry bodies.



  • Identify, develop and implement learning and development programs.
  • Inspire both technical and corporate employees through contemporary design.
  • Apply adult learning methodologies through blended learning and evaluate effectiveness.

Key Selection Criteria

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate:

  • well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and influence to achieve outcomes;
  • ability to produce project plans and effectively monitor performance to deliver learning solutions that meet internal customer needs; and
  • strong ability to pick up new learning technology with ease, including web based, LMS and SCORM publishing tools (desirable).


Benefits of working for the VBA

  • Flexible working arrangements, including part-time option for the right candidate.
  • Supportive team environment and encouragement to get creative.
  • The opportunity to make a difference to how the community and practitioners engage with the VBA.


Salary Details

A base salary in the Grade 5 range of $98,396 to $108,724 plus 9.5% super.


Why work for the VBA?

The VBA is the principal regulator for building and plumbing in Victoria. Our work helps ensure that all Victorians live and work in a quality-built environment. We contribute to public health, safety and amenity by overseeing compliance with regulations, legal requirements and professional standards.

We protect communities, empower consumers and encourage continuous improvement across the building and construction industry. As change occurs, we evolve with it, constantly improving our culture and capability.


Application Process

To view the full position description and start your application, click ‘Apply Now'.

The VBA's job application process requires you to upload:

  • Your current resume, and
  • A cover letter briefly outlining your experience against the key selection criteria (ONLY those listed in the advertisement).


Please note:

  • You are required to complete the questionnaire provided after you click ‘Next' at the bottom of the application page.
  • Prior to offer, please note you will have to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia (e.g. citizenship or residency documents, or a valid Australian working visa) and proof of any qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Unsuccessful candidates found suitable during the recruitment process may be approached for similar vacancies within the next 12 months.


Applications close at 11:59 pm on Sunday, 22nd September 2019


We at the VBA welcome and value applications from all eligible candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious affiliation, age or disability. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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