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Business Specialist - Automotive Supply Chain Transition Program

Apply now to supply transition services to Victorian automotive supply chain companies.

Program Overview

The Automotive Supply Chain Transition Program (ASCTP) is an initiative providing Victorian automotive supply chain companies with intensive support to plan for their future. Read the Business Specialist Guidelines (PDF 67.06 KB)PDF icon

At a glance

Potential funding

$5,000 to review an existing Business Transition Plan

$16,000 to develop a Business Transition Plan

Up to $10,000 for Merger Advisory Services

Up to $55,000 for Business Transition Services


Eligibility

To be considered to become an Automotive Supply Chain Transition Program Business Specialist, applicants must be a Victorian based business with a high level understanding of the automotive industry, and demonstrated experience providing strategic analysis (including diagnostics) and planning for businesses in Victoria.

More eligibility critieria

Am I eligible?

To be considered to become an Automotive Supply Chain Transition Program Business Specialist, applicants must: 
  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be registered for GST
  • be a Victorian based business* with a high level understanding of the automotive industry, and the Victorian supply chain in particular
  • demonstrate experience providing strategic analysis (including diagnostics) and planning for businesses in Victoria
  • be financially viable**.
* Unless the services offered by the applicant are unique and cannot be delivered by a Victorian-based Business Specialist
** Applications to become a Business Specialist must include audited final accounts for the previous three (3) Financial Years, plus Interim accounts if the final accounts are over six (6) months. 

What you need to have before applying 

Please ensure you have read the relevant Expression of Interest (EOI)  and Program Guidelines documents and understand the program requirements before submitting a response. 

What you get

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources is seeking to establish a panel of Business Specialists to deliver targeted business transition services to eligible automotive supply chain companies throughout Victoria. The panel of approved Business Specialists will be listed on the Business Victoria website.  

A Business Specialists’ panel entry will include areas of expertise, geographic service locations and contact details. 

Tips and hints

Approved Business Specialists will be contacted by supply chain companies wishing to enter the program. Business Specialists must provide supply chain companies with a project quote for Business Transition and Merger Advisory Services. Potential Business Specialists must consider the geographic location of the supply chain businesses and the likelihood of travel prior to applying. Associated travel expenses to deliver transition projects must be included in the quote and must not exceed 5% of the total project cost. 

No other travel related expenses or costs are claimable outside of the quote.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online. 

To get the best results, get in touch with the Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15

Or email us here

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