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Placement Officer

  • 492435
  • Melbourne
  • Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Human resources
  • Full time

About MEGT

MEGT is an Australian not-for-profit business which has helped create great job outcomes for more than one million Australians since 1982.
Our purpose is to inspire people and enable businesses and communities to create employment solutions that change lives for the better. We are committed to providing an inclusive and collaborative environment for our staff, while our aim is to ensure our people are engaged, motivated and prepared with the skills and capabilities to thrive.
With a strong Purpose and set of Values, MEGT offers a positive and supportive environment with benefits including an extra three days’ paid leave at Christmas. Are you up for the challenge?

The MEGT Difference

Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • 17.5% leave loading
  • 3-day Christmas-New Year closedown as a gift
  • Reward gateway offering discounts across well-known brands
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Option to purchase uniform with company credits
  • Career progression within a national growing organisation


The Opportunity

Join MEGT’s Employment Services Division and be part of the new Workforce Australia contract.  We are currently recruiting for multiple roles to join our team. MEGT will be delivering Enhanced Services in the Western Melbourne region and we are looking for Site Leads for the following locations:

  • Footscray

The Placement Officer is a dynamic, relationship focussed role, working between employers and work ready job seekers to support the appointment of individuals into suitable employment, work trials or work experience opportunities. Such appointments are undertaken with consideration of the job seekers ambitions and career preferences, the employer's workforce needs and with the overall objective of ensuring high quality placements that will support suitable and sustainable employment outcomes.
The purpose of this role is to proactively develop and maintain relationships with job seekers to support them in securing employment as well as with employers to source and create employment vacancies or work trial opportunities. Partner with Workforce Australia team members to ensure current knowledge about prospective employer and vacancy leads, and job seeker referrals. Additionally, the Placement Officer provides support and assistance to employers and job seekers.

About you

  • Previous experience in the Employment Services sector (desirable).
  • Experienced in business development, solution selling, marketing and business to business sales.
  • A demonstrated understanding of working with job seekers and the barriers facing them to employment opportunities.
  • Experience in high-level customer centric/service role, working towards KPIs and targets, in line with the team and organisation’s objectives.
  • Having a sense of maturity, professionalism and passion for learning and customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a small team, acting with trust and integrity.
  • Demonstrated commitment to self-improvement, ability to take initiative and exceed the needs of MEGT customers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and consultatively with customers at varying levels of responsibility at an organisation.
  • Current drivers’ licence

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and any State/Territory Working with Children Check (where applicable.)

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume to Please apply sooner rather than later as we'll be reviewing applications as they come in and interviewing soon!

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