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Demand For Management Consultants Increases In Australia

Interesting news from Australias Larges Skilled Assessment Provider, VETASSESS who has announced strong demand for management consultants in Australia as businesses seek experts to help navigate change and assist with decision-making.

At the time of typing, “Recruitment consultants” are the only consultative role available on the Australian Occupations lIst however the announcement from VETASESS  would suggest that a possible change may be in the pipeline.

From the VETASSESS Announcement

VETASSESS and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to develop assessment standards for people who wish to migrate as management consultants to Australia.

VETASSESS conducts skills assessments for management consultants who intend to apply for migration to Australia and the IMC is the professional organisation for management consultants.

Under the agreement, the Institute endorses VETASSESS’ skills assessment criteria for the occupation of management consultant and VETASSESS and the IMC will share insights and information on industry trends affecting the profession.

VETASSESS’ skills assessments for migration purposes involve assessing an applicant’s qualifications and employment against the requirements of their nominated occupation in Australia.

VETASSESS Executive Director Rob Thomason says management consultants who migrate can contribute knowledge of international markets to Australian businesses and different analytical approaches.

“Australia’s migrant population has played an important part in the nation’s growth and skilled migrants bring new ideas to their workplaces,” he said. “Our collaborative relationship with the IMC will ensure that our assessment criteria remain relevant, so employers can have confidence in the skills of the people they hire.”

Institute of Management Consultants Federal President Steve Turner says “increasingly, consultants will be needed to advise businesses on business models and business practices using new digital delivery methods and workforce management arrangements, as well as on how to restructure their businesses, during and post COVID-19.

“Those wishing to hire consultants want to know that they are credible, qualified, and have a track record of success. IMC, as the peak professional association for consultants in Australia, has rigorous assessment processes for membership and Certification which are line with internationally recognised competencies for consulting practice,’ he said. “We are delighted to work with VETASSESS to assist those wishing to pursue the profession in Australia.”

For more information contact the VETASSESS communications team on +61 3 9655 4801 or email

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Written by Mark

As the founder of Getting Down Under, Mark is passionate about demystifying the process associated with a move to Australia. Having launched Getting Down Under in early January 2006 and made the move to Australia from the UK in the same year, Mark continues to share resources and support for those looking for assistance. If you have a question for Mark, please post in our Community Forums. Please note All information provided on Getting Down Under should be considered in conjunction with our disclaimer. Please seek professional advice if you have any doubts! 

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