Our Approach to Local Engagement
We are driven to enhance local engagement; being Prolocal.
Being Prolocal means we know and are mindful that our business actions are a function of our relationships within the community. We are always looking for new and innovative ways to build on our company’s core purpose of developing the community with trust in partnerships.
We are committed to engaging with, and providing long-term ongoing benefits to our community and its future generations. We achieve this through sustainable business practices that are aligned to our core values of thoughtfulness, determination, innovation and integrity.
How we engage
As well as supporting the local community, Probuild NT is dedicated to supporting local NT businesses, whether in Darwin, Alice Springs, Katherine, Tennant Creek, or remote areas, ensuring that the largest possible proportion of our contracts are delivered and retained by in the NT, benefiting the Territorian economy and community.
Client and Community Connection and Consultation
As part of every new major project undertaken by Probuild NT, we liaise with and provide notifications to the local community to keep them up-to-date of the work we are carrying out.
Key Stakeholder and Client Functions
We maintain an active involvement with key business groups to support initiatives that promote local engagement and the Northern Territory economy.
Employment and Education Programs
Probuild NT is committed to creating employment and education programs aboriginal people of the Northern Territory. We have a formal partnership in place with organisations to ensure we maximise the opportunities for aboriginal people to develop a career pathway into the construction industry.
Find out more about our work with Indigenous communities here
Work Experience Program
We also work with students, job seekers, organisations, community members and key stakeholders in the community to identify and provide work experience opportunities.
The purpose of work experience is to provide students or job seekers with short-term industry placements that help to broaden their experience and understanding of the construction industry and to assist them in better consider their career options, or become work-ready.
We have established apprenticeship and traineeship programs to support Northern Territory residents to develop necessary skills and techniques and enable them to gain long-term employment within the construction industry.
Find out more about career and training opportunities here