First listed on: 21 May 2020

Assistant Director - Operations NT


Be part of something bigger

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) promotes understanding and enforces compliance with Australia’s workplace laws in the building and construction industry.

Bring your passion and enthusiasm to a role that impacts an industry that is one of the largest contributors to GDP in Australia and provides employment to more than 1.2 million people. 

Your new role

Leading our NT Operations team you will oversee investigations, compliance activities and play a crucial role in educating the industry. Working hand in hand with other areas of the Agency, you will assist in tailoring an operational plan based on the needs of the region.

The NT Operations team oversees industry activities across the Northern Territory and assists the Queensland office with activities in North Queensland, so there is an element of travel required, both regional and interstate (dependant on local and interstate travel restrictions). You must hold a valid driver’s licence.

You will offer a broad skill set, with a proven ability to:

  • Work well with change;
  • Create and sustain strong working relationships;
  • Manage a variety of competing priorities whilst mentoring a small team.

We are looking for a flexible and adaptable leader who is outcomes driven and future focused. 

What’s in it for you?

You will be joining an adaptive, high performing and inclusive organisation. Our wellbeing, innovation and engagement index scores are among the best in the Australian Public Service (APS), according to the most recent APS Employee Census.

You will receive exceptional learning and development opportunities, flexible work options including the ability to work remotely, access to an employee benefits scheme, wellbeing initiatives all year round and an attractive base salary of $107,877 plus 15.4% superannuation.

What are you waiting for?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, review the candidate information kit on our website for instructions on how to apply.

If you have questions regarding the role, you can contact Wayne Jenkinson, Director – Operations QLD/NT on (07) 3404 4866 or email the Recruitment Team for more information.


To be eligible for employment at the ABCC, you must be an Australian Citizen and agree to pre-employment screening. This may include a criminal history (police) check, health clearances and character checks. Some positions may require additional checks to be performed and require a security clearance.

Applications close 11:30PM AEST, Wednesday 17 June 2020.

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