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Manager- Government Incentives

Location:  Melbourne
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  11 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1420978

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with access to a global network to become the best version of you. We’re counting on your perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 


How can we make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.  


We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world. 


About the team!

An exciting opportunity to work with the dynamic, growing EY Government Incentives team, based in our Melbourne office. Our team is purpose-driven and committed to helping our clients access a variety of State and Federal grants and incentives that allow for investment and growth to foster a better working world. Our role is to assist clients identify incentives and capital in the form of funding, grants and Research and Development tax incentives.We act as trusted advisors, by helping with innovation management and policy, preparing grant applications, assisting companies access R&D incentives across geographies.


What’s in it for you?  

Get involved with business development growth of the direct grant funding service stream

Communicating with clients and stakeholders (which can include C-Suite, Tax, Technical and Finance personnel), asking thoughtful questions to gather meaningful information on their projects

Industry insights and opportunities to understand the complex and confidential projects being undertaken by EY’s clients


Advise and support clients in developing detailed project documents, business cases, economic analysis and funding applications for submission to various government departments

Evaluating project concepts and technical content to assist clients in obtaining incentives

Oversee the preparation of detailed work papers and reports to deliver exceptional results to EY’s clients



What we’re looking for 

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.  


  • Experience with grant applications / bid writing / bid reviewing / business case / proposal development
  • Experience with R&D Tax Incentive program
  • Experience in dealing with technical challenges faced by industry professionals, such as engineering design, the development or improvement of manufacturing processes, development of new products and improvement to existing products
  • Business acumen and relevant commercial exposure in terms of understanding the marketability of new products and processes
  • Ability to delegate, coach and mentor junior team members
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on quality
  • A collaborative working style with excellent communication and presentational skills (both oral and written)
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, innovative and enthusiastic


What we can offer you



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At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


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