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Who is Standards Australia?

We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body. We develop internationally aligned Australian Standards in the national interest and work closely with government, industry, consumer and stakeholder groups.

We are a team of 160+ employees based in Sydney CBD. We have a collaborative, friendly and professional working environment where we encourage self-growth and career development.

Working for Standards Australia

Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect and Excellence are our iCARE values and form the basis of all we do. We measure our success not only on the outcomes but on the path we took to get there.

We offer a flexible and positive environment where individual and team efforts are recognised and rewarded. We invest in the health and welfare of our people offering access to an Employee Assistance Program, Salary Packaging, yearly flu vaccinations and regular social events. We are committed to a workplace which supports equal employment opportunities.

Our Graduate Program

Our Graduate Program will consist of:

Variety: The program will run for 12 months, on a fixed-term contract. You will spend time in 7 different departments: Standards Development Operations, Product, International Engagement, Stakeholder Engagement, Publishing, Standards Development and Incubator. You will learn about the various departments’ processes, procedures, activities and goals with real hands-on experience, participating in live projects and being a vital part of their success!

Mentoring: We will match you up with a mentor for the entire program. They will be responsible for guiding you through your professional journey and be on hand to answer any questions you may have along the way. 

Growth and Development: We consider ourselves a learning organisation, forever evolving and encouraging growth and professional development. As a Graduate in our program, you will be provided with opportunities to develop your skill set, learn new things and challenge yourself on an ongoing basis.

International Experience: We proudly represent Australia on the international platform and have a variety of projects in foreign policy, trade and aid-related activities. This will be a great opportunity to get involved with the International team and possibly travel with them as well.

Feedback: Feedback is very important to us, and we recognise it’s a two-way street. We will provide you with feedback regularly and also want to hear from you, telling us how we can help you to succeed.

Who are we looking for?

Graduates from all disciplines will be considered, however, applicants from the below fields of study may be especially interested in our program:

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business/Commerce
  • Engineering

You will be someone who wants to add value and contribute to the Net Benefit of the Australian community and possess the following competencies;

  • Outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to absorb information quickly and implement with confidence
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strives for customer excellence
  • Strong collaboration skills

Note: To be eligible for this program applicants will have graduated within the last 2 years or are due to graduate this year

What now?

If this sounds like an environment that will bring out the best in you, please email a covering letter (of 500 words or less) explaining why you believe you would be a good candidate for our Graduate Program and a resume to [email protected] Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an Introduction Day at our office as part of our recruitment process. 

Eligible applicants must be a Permanent Resident or have legal rights to work in Australia. 

Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Business and Commerce, Engineering, Arts and

  • Workrights:

    Australian Permanent Resident

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  • Closing Date:9th Nov 2019, 12:59 pm


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