Deputy Commissioner

Australian Building and Construction Commission 

The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) is an Independent Statutory Agency responsible for promoting productive and harmonious workplace relations in the building and construction industry and undertaking regulatory activities to ensure compliance with the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (the Act), the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (the Code) and designated building laws such as the Fair Work Act 2009.

Applications are being sought for two suitably qualified persons for appointment as Deputy Commissioner of the ABCC.

One Deputy Commissioner will lead the administration of the Code and the other will oversee the ABCC’s legal functions.

As a Deputy Commissioner, you will assist the ABC Commissioner to monitor and promote appropriate standards of conduct by building industry participants and ensure that building work is carried out fairly, efficiently and productively for the benefit of all building industry participants and the economy as a whole.

Reporting directly to the ABC Commissioner, the positions are a senior leadership role within the agency. To be appointed as Deputy Commissioner, the successful candidate must have a high level of judgement and leadership, professional and personal integrity and a sound understanding of the issues facing Australia’s building industry.

The positions are statutory appointments. The appointments will be made by the Minister for Employment following a merit-based selection process. The appointments will be on a full-time basis for a period of up to five years.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered as determined by the Remuneration Tribunal.

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How to apply:

Further information can be obtained by contacting Jonathan Beuumont on (02) 6126 4500 or 0408 017 290.

  • Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Sunday 12 March 2017.