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Transition Coach

Brisbane Region



On behalf of the Navy, Army and Air Force, Defence Community Organisation (DCO) offers a broad range of programs and services to help Department of Defence (Defence) families manage the military way of life. Australian Defence Force (ADF) Transition provides administrative support to all permanent ADF members separating from the military or transferring to the reserve force.

DCO is requesting a contractor with career coaching experience to perform the role of an APS4 ADF Transition Coach

About the Role:

The Transition Coach will be responsible for delivering coaching and support services to ADF members in the process of leaving the ADF with the view to maximise their chances of a successful transition to civilian life. The Transition Coach is expected to participate in the coordination and delivery of Queensland ADF Transition Seminars. You will have an empathetic and professional approach with the ability to influence and manage a high volume of cases at one time.

One of the most rewarding things we do as a company is helping change people's lives.


  • Experienced and qualified personnel are required to provide APS4 Transition Coach services as part of the National ADF Transition centres supporting ADF personnel prepare for separation.
  • Providing direction and advice on transition administration and career development
  • Accessing transition support services, career-guidance, referral to ex-service organisations and other community-based information to support civilian employment.
  • Conduct member interviews - this will require extensive note taking and handling sensitive information
  • Program reporting
  • Transition for Employment program administrative support

To succeed in the role, you will need:

  • Australian Citizen - this is a requirement of the role
  • Baseline Security Clearance
  • HR, social work or case management experience highly advantageous
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Excellent presentation and influential skills
  • Enjoy working with people and assisting people in achieving their potential
  • Build and sustain strong relationships with people and businesses
  • Incredible empathy and ability to inspire
  • Listen, motivate, and provide valuable feedback to others
  • Passion for helping others obtain meaningful careers and providing outstanding service
  • Ability to consistently execute on daily responsibilities with minimal oversight
  • Background in career coaching, mentorship, account management, learning and development

About Us:
At ManpowerGroup Australia we connect our deep understanding of human potential to the ambitions of businesses. In over 50 locations across Australia, we have been providing organisations with a continuum of staffing solutions from the incidental to the strategic for over 50 years, helping organisations and individuals achieve their goals. We present the right person for the right job - their success leads to our success. By creating these powerful connections, we create the force that encourages organisations, accelerates personal success and builds more sustainable communities.

If you have a passion to inspire others and have the desire to assist people in achieving their potential, please click apply

Please note, due to a high volume of applications, shortlisted applicants will be contacted only.

How to apply

If your skills and experience match the above criteria, please click the "Apply Now" button. Questions can also be directed to Katie at ManpowerGroup on 02 9263 8690

Katie McAuliffe
Senior Consultant
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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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