Entry Talent Programs Lead – Learning & Development

Alcoa Australia

Location: Booragoon, Pinjarra

Job Type: Full time


Shape Your World

At Alcoa, you will become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The way we see it, every Alcoan is a work-shaper, team-shaper, idea-shaper, world-shaper.

About the Role:

Drive best practice learning and capability development outcomes in this diverse new role and take on the opportunity to shape our entry talent programs for success and produce our future leaders of tomorrow.

Reporting to our Learning & Development Manager, you will develop and deploy technical and professional learning pathways that will support and enable our entry talent to achieve their ultimate potential throughout their program and beyond. Working collaboratively will be a key priority as you partner with the business and teams across a broad range of programs we offer for university students and graduates, vocational education, apprentices and trainees.

Additionally, your key contributions and focus areas will be:

  • Building relationships with Universities, TAFE and Schools in relation to Learning and Development programs and facilitating connections with internal stakeholder teams to promote and educate on the various career pathways.

  • Re-defining our graduate program that will effectively support capability development, employee engagement, retention and attraction.

  • Supporting in developing the on-boarding and development of Alcoa’s Traineeship and Apprenticeship programs.

  • Collaborating with HR, L&D, talent acquisition, operational and functional teams on workforce planning and strategic priorities.

  • Creating and maintaining all Entry Program policies and procedures, ensuring safety and compliance.

  • Benchmarking programs to ensure best practice and continuous improvement to position Alcoa as employee of choice for entry talent.

What’s on offer:

  • Career development opportunities to pursue your passion.

  • An attractive remuneration package that recognises the skills and experience you will bring to the team.

  • A yearly performance bonus (variable) to reward your contributions.

  • Enjoy 16 weeks paid primary parental leave carer.

  • Make a difference in our local communities with paid employee volunteering hours.

  • Social and diversity focused engagement opportunities.

What you can bring to the role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Learning & Development, or related discipline.

  • Experience in managing entry level talent programs with relevant industry exposure would be considered highly desirable.

  • Sound knowledge of WHS legislation that pertains to all entry programs in particular Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Australian Qualification Framework. Including knowledge of all Training and development matters including Competency Based Training and Assessment.

  • Well-developed communication skills and ability to influence at all levels, driving positive outcomes.

  • Adaptability and flexibility to regularly travel across our WA locations to stay connected with our operations and remain updated on business needs.

Closing Date:

Thursday, 12 October 2023



About the Location

As an Alcoan you are part of a global team committed to advancing sustainability and delivering excellence and innovation. Join in and become an essential part of our purpose: to turn raw potential into real progress. The power is in your hands to shape the things that matter to us all.

We are values led, vision driven and united by our purpose of transforming raw potential into real progress.  Our commitments to Inclusion, Diversity & Equity include providing trusting workplaces that are safe, respectful and inclusive of all individuals, free from discrimination, bullying and harassment and that our workplaces reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.   

This is a place where you are empowered to do your best work, be your authentic self, and feel a true sense of belonging. Come join us and shape your career! 

Your work. Your world. Shape them for the better.

You’ve got this!