Department of Human Services, Integrated Programme Office for the WPIT Programme

Training Coordinator

Important dates

Opportunity ID
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 29 January 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Monday 5 February 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Monday 22 January 2018


Write a summary of your brief

Department of Human Services is seeking an experienced programme office professional to fill a role to support a major transformation programme. Key activities will be focussed around supporting BAU operations as well as mobilisation of the next tranche of projects.

What is the latest start date?
19 February 2018 or on agreement with the department
How long is the contract?

Initial term is until 30 June 2018 (with an option for extension)

Where can the work take place?
Australian Capital Territory
Who will the specialist work for?
Department of Human Services, Integrated Programme Office for the WPIT Programme
How much can you spend per day?

$700.00 per day (including gst)

About the work

Who will the specialist work with?

The role will work within the Integrated Programme Office, and will coordinate activities with team members, and/or the project team responsible for mobilising new projects.

What will the specialist do?

The Training Coordinator will manage bookings and delivery of training required across the programme.

Any additional relevant information?

The Training Coordinator will be responsible for planning and managing training requirements across the programme.

They will work to understand capability uplift requirements and ensure programme team members attend training in the required timeframes.

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

This role can be based at either Brisbane, Canberra or Melbourne (with potential travel required)

What are the working arrangements?

On site 5 business days per week (full time)

Is security clearance required?

A (baseline) security clearance is preferred but not essential. Police Clearance Checks and Probity Clearance will also be required for all personnel working on this engagement.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

This role may be required to travel from time to time.

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate sellers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Planning and managing training requirements across a large programme or business
  • Ability to understand capability uplift requirements and deliver solutions
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritise work within tight timelines
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How sellers will be evaluated

How many specialists will you evaluate?
Cultural fit
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams
  • Transparent and collaborative at all times
  • Outcome focused - aligned to what is important and adds value
  • Ability to apply a continuous improvement lens over work processes and practices, always seeking to optimise efficiency
Area of expertise
Business support and operations
How will you verify the specialist is right for the role?
  • Work history
  • References
  • Interview
How will you evaluate the specialists?

Technical competence

Cultural fit


Seller questions

Seller questions
Seller question Buyer answer
1. With regards to the training project, what primary fundamentals will the trainer be educating the department on? Will they require being skilled up on the WPIT functionality and relay training to the end users/stakeholders? Thank you. There is no specific training project. This role is for a "Training Coordinator" who will coordinate training requirements. This is not for a "Trainer" resource. Please refer to the Essential Skills criteria and the additional relevant information sections which go into detail about requirements of the resource.

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