Job Opportunities

NATA employs professional, responsible people with a ’can-do’ attitude to deliver excellent levels of service, ensuring quality in everything that we do.

NATA offers a range of employment opportunities across the many programs we run and any current vacancies will be listed on this page.

NATA does not offer traineeships or voluntary work.


- Senior Learning and Development Trainer

Accreditation Coordinator


Senior Learning and Development Trainer

The next career move awaits for an experienced Learning & Development Trainer.

  • Be a part of a fun and dynamic team
  • Rhodes Waterside Location - Parking onsite
  • Flexible Working Arrangements

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) is a not-for-Profit organisation that is the leading accreditation authority in Australia with over 3000 members. 

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and energetic individual to join our Training Services Team. The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience across all accountabilities and attributes below, can work seamlessly with numerous internal and external stakeholders and has experience developing course content and training programs.

Key Accountabilities;

  • Provide high quality, positive and impactful face-to-face and virtual training to NATA members, clients and staff for internal and external courses.
  • Develop and grow client relationships by understanding their requirements and delivering outstanding facilitation and service.
  • Work closely with key personnel to ensure internal training outcomes are successfully met by new trainees.
  • Collaborate with the team to generate new program ideas, maintain a contemporary approach to training and stay up-to-date with technical requirements.

Key Attributes;

  • Tertiary qualification in Training and Education or equivalent and at least 3 years relevant training experience.
  • Relevant technical experience in quality auditing requirements and implementing management systems is desirable.
  • Extensive knowledge and ability to apply Adult Learning principles.
  • Experience in developing course content and designing training programs.
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Australia and limited overseas trips to deliver programs.
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management expertise with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • A background in science or laboratory work (desirable)

Why chose NATA?

  • NATA encourages development and career growth
  • We foster an inclusive culture
  • Access to range of benefits, including discounts and cashback offers through our employee benefits platform
  • Access to our EAP which provides lifestyle and wellness help to all employees

A full job description is available on our website. For further details, please contact Alyssa Plummer on 02 9736 8221 quoting Reference 2021-16.

How to apply

Interested applicants must provide a resume and a covering letter addressing the qualifications and experience in this advertisement and how this will benefit the role by 1 July 2021 to the following email address:

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Permanent Australian Residency is a pre-requisite for this position.

NATA is an equal opportunity employer.


Accreditation Coordinator

  • Sydney or Brisbane Location 
  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Flexible Working Arrangements

The Organisation

The National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) is Australia’s national accreditation body. We have been delivering accreditation services in accordance with international and Australian standards since 1947, and our role is to serve the national and public interest  NATA is a member based not for profit organisation with approximately 200 staff and offices in 5 capital cities.

About the role

The Accreditation Coordinator is a new role that forms part of the wider service delivery Team. They will provide support to internal operations staff to deliver NATA’s accreditation services with a client-centric and professional approach. Specifically, the Accreditation Coordinator will assist the process of ensuring timely and accurate solutions are offered to stakeholders’ accreditation needs and requests. We provide extensive training to detail further the accreditation programs and the industries in which we operate.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, coordinating and following up specified assessment activities to ensure deadlines and expectations are achieved
  • Providing advice and support to NATA members, and clients
  • Building effective relationships with NATA members to grow loyalty and commitment to NATA
  • Collaborating with other parts of the business such as the extended Operations Team and the Engagement and Education team to ensure knowledge remains up-to-date with assessment processes
  • Utilise appropriate client management tools to communicate with clients effectively

Skills, knowledge and experience needed:

  • Relevant academic qualifications in a related discipline such as scientific, engineering and business or equivalent experience (preferred)
  • Professional experience with accreditation services, client management or equivalent activities would be highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability in project management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in building effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written business and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Intermediate skills and practical experience in software applications, document and record management software, databases and a willingness to learn new systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to target, monitor and report on allocated activities

Salary and Conditions 

Standard work hours are 37.5 hrs a week. Desired hours are between 8:00am to 4:30pm, but we can be flexible for the right person. We offer a competitive salary package and an excellent work environment.

A full job description is available on our website. For further details, please contact Tina Mullally on 02 9736 8298 quoting Reference 2021-16.

How to apply

Interested applicants must provide a resume, including the names of three referees and a covering letter addressing the qualifications and experience in this advertisement and how this will benefit the Accreditation Coordinator role by Tuesday, 25 May to the following email address:

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Permanent Australian Residency is a pre-requisite for this position.

NATA is an equal opportunity employer.

Website:  www.nata.com.au