Indigenous Planning and Mobilisation Officer

Industry: Admin and Secretarial

Location: Brisbane

Date Listed: 09 Sep 2021

Close Date: 9 Oct 2021


Project Overview:

The Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) facilitates seasonal and longer-term work opportunities for Pacific workers in Australia. It connects Australian employers with Pacific workers, supports the administration of the Pacific Labour Scheme and provides targeted support to the Seasonal Worker Programme.

Position Summary:

The Planning and Mobilisation Officer will oversee and provide administrative support as part of participating countries and approved employers' planning and mobilisation of workers to Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

You will liaise with approved employers to monitor/ contribute to the planning and progress of mobilisations, monitor and receive approved employers' mobilisation schedules; provide relevant input/ ensure approved employers carry out required worker travel, visa and/ or other mobilisation requirements.

This position will require you to input and manage related mobilisation information, communications and technology requirements; and liaise with Case Managers (Worker Welfare & Delivery Team) to ensure coordinated provision of information for the ongoing support of workers.

In your role you will also:

  • Development and ongoing review of the PLF's Mobilisation Guidelines, including options to streamline operational processes.
  • Contribute to project reporting requirements.


It is essential that you have excellent attention to detail, ability to work to a range of deadlines, and experience operations or administration, especially in support of a large team or organisation.

It is also expected of you to have demonstrated experience in data entry and management, including in management information systems and/or large databases.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work across a diverse range of stakeholders, so it is important you have good interpersonal skills, including in a cross-cultural context.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High level proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and web browsers Ability to use technology effectively to support the operations of a large program or organisation.
  • Ability to operate both autonomously and within a team.
  • Strong personal attributes of resilience and agility, with an ability to resolve problems effectively through appropriate channel management skills.


Applications will be assessed and interviews arranged with suitable candidates on an ongoing basis.

Applications close on 6th October 2021

Indigenous Workstars specialises in the engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into employment in a variety of communities and industries across Australia.

***Please note only candidates that are successful in moving to the next stage of recruitment will be contacted further***

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