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Cummins Inc. Apprentice Program Manager in Laverton, Australia

Apprentice Program Manager


  • Highly varied cross functional Project Management and Stakeholder Relationship Management role

  • Key leadership opportunity delivering of one of Australia largest apprenticeship programs

  • Global company with global development opportunities

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are seeking an energetic and innovative Apprentice Program Manager to work with our collaborative Apprentice Program Management Team delivering our market leading apprentice program across Australia, NZ and Papua New Guinea. Taking responsibility for our central region, you will support the recruitment, training, development and management of our apprentices across VIC, TAS and NZ. You will work in a collaborate team of 2 other regional APM’s supported by a full time APM HR Intern.

Key responsibilities include

  • As a subject matter expert; understand, adhere to and coach others in relation to TAFE requirements, Apprenticeship Board and other legislative requirements relating to Apprentices

  • Develop and project manage key initiatives to support the attraction, retention and development of Apprentices including; recruitment, onboarding, progression and performance

  • Develop and implement projects to increase awareness, interest and diversification of the program to meet the changing needs of our business

  • Partner closely with the Regional Area Director, Regional Leadership Team, Line HR and other business areas to ensure the success of the program

  • Build strong customer relationships both internally and externally to promote and uphold the quality and delivery of the Apprenticeship Program (TEC program, TAFE’s, feeder schools and colleges, industry associations)

  • Ensure that all Health, Safety & Environmental policies, procedures and legislation are followed

  • Champion Cummins leadership behaviours, mission, vision and values

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Depth of knowledge around the vocational sector and apprenticeship model

  • Strong networking and business relationship development skills

  • A background in leadership and mentoring in an L&D or vocational group training /educational environment (Automotive OEM, Group Training, RTO etc)

  • A track record in mentoring, conflict resolution and performance management

  • Have a keen interest in innovation and process improvement, driving change and maturation of our established apprenticeship program

  • Having completed a qualification in a vocational area would be highly regarded but not essential

Compensation and Benefits

This role is offering an attractive salary and participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program with annual remuneration reviews. You will also enjoy salary continuance insurance, discounts with select private health insurance and PC software/hardware and discounts on a variety of vehicles.

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.


Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Laverton, Distributor BR 322

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 22, 2021, 1:17:55 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210002ZJ