Full Time | Fixed Term until 31st December 2022 with potential to extend | Location Negotiable | Not-For-Profit Ninti One works with partners to influence systems to deliver better outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change. These roles are open to applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander only.
Reporting to the Senior Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer, the Community and Stakeholder Engagement Officer (CSEO) will play a key role in supporting Ninti’s implementation of a variety of projects and programs that create positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The main focus for the CSEO will be on undertaking community and stakeholder engagement, research and capacity building-related tasks in one or more of the following sectors: early childhood development; education; health; employment; and aged care. About the Organisation Ninti One (Ninti) is an Indigenous, Supply Nation registered not-for-profit organisation. We have offices in Alice Springs and Adelaide, with staff and associates based in other States and Territories. We work collaboratively with communities and relevant agencies to achieve social and economic development outcomes. Since our establishment in 2003, Ninti has been building opportunities for communities through research, innovation and engagement in Australia – and more recently, in a range of sectors across the Pacific and Asia. We have had a stable Board over the last decade, Chaired by Prof Tom Calma AO. Ninti works with partners to influence systems to deliver better outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change. Our solutions are tailored to the context and needs of our clients, which include service delivery organisations, government agencies, philanthropic organisations and corporates with a demonstrated commitment to social impact. We work in a broad range of areas including Aged Care, Children and Families, Disability, Education, Employment, Health and International and Regional Development. Ninti’s vision is to build opportunities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, through research, innovation and community engagement.
We are seeking a dynamic and self-motivated individual with existing strong Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community relationships to develop, foster and maintain positive relationships with Ninti Stakeholders. You will be a team player with strong organisational, communication, and research skills. You will be required to travel extensively throughout Australia. A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field is preferable (but not essential). Key Selection Criteria 1. Ability to provide proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders descent; identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and are accepted by your community as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience working to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in one or more of the following sectors: early childhood development; education; health; employment; and aged care. 3. Demonstrated experience in drafting high-quality documents, reports and recommendations. 4. Highly motivated, demonstrating initiative and an ability to take key tasks through to completion with a proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 5. Ability to plan and manage assigned components of a project, meet deadlines, often within tight timeframes, and have flexibility to adjust plans based on client requests and/or community availability. 6. Experience working with and/or managing Government grants/contracts. 7. An understanding of the Productivity Commission’s 2020 Indigenous Evaluation Strategy, the NIAA Indigenous Advancement Strategy Evaluation Framework, and the National Agreement on Closing the Gap targets. 8. Proficiency in using a range of information technology tools to communicate and produce documents and materials.
· Fixed-term contract with potential to extend, subject to performance and on-going funding · Be a part of a company who is genuinely committed to building opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people · Access to cultural leave · Flexible, inclusive work environment
Anywhere in Australia. How to apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Ninti One - Community and Stakeholder Engagement Officer” Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum two pages] responding to the 8 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than five pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Tiana Callaughan | Talent Acquisition Specialist Email: [email protected] | 0419 599 251 | (02) 8001 6603