Full Time | 3 Year Fixed Term | Not for Profit | Alice Springs This position is open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people only.
Responding to the Chief Executive Officer, the Economic Participation Unit Manager (EPU Manager) will be responsible for leading the unit to support economic participation by Aboriginal peoples of the CLC region in an ALRA 'post determination' era. The function of the EPU Manager includes understanding, advocating, and sharing Aboriginal peoples’ aspirations for economic participation, setting an agenda for sustainable economic development, and leading a unit of specialists. In consultations with constituents and stakeholders, the manager will identify gaps in the types of economic participation support available in Central Australia and recommend/align existing support with constituents’ needs and aspirations.
As EPU Manager, you will engage with Constituents about their aspirations, identify and broker new opportunities, support pathways into business, and share evidence and collate with others. You will supervise, plan and coordinate the performance of EPU staff and resources in accordance with organisational objectives, including recruitment, staff management and performance, learning and development and WHS. You will also develop and implement comprehensive economic participation methodologies, strategic frameworks, and project plans to engage and support traditional Aboriginal owners and communities. You will be proficient using Microsoft Office, have a high level of oral and written skills and be able to produce minutes, reports, briefings, and newsletters. Knowledge and understanding of the overall context of CLC is desirable. For a full description of the role, please contact Pipeline Talent at [email protected] Key Selection Criteria 1) Demonstrated experience in economic development and participation or related disciplines. 2) Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal society and culture, and the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australian society. 3) Experience in working independently and flexibly in a complex environment, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team. 4) Proven project management and/or business analysis skills. Experience in conducting project evaluation. 5) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience in the development and delivery of complex information for remote Aboriginal people. 6) Understanding of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and the Native Title Act 1993. Essential Requirements • Appropriate tertiary and business qualifications. • A current manual NT driver's licence and appropriate level of health and fitness to meet the rigours of frequent and extended remote fieldwork periods, including driving long distances in a 4WD vehicle, changing tyres and lifting 20kg as necessary.
• A full-time, fixed term contract of 24 months with the possibility of extension • District allowance • Relocation assistance • Annual airfare allowance • Leave loading • Salary packaging options
This position is based in Alice Springs. Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line ‘’CLC - Economic Participation Unit Manager’’ Your application should include: • a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) responding to the 6 selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by midnight October 19, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Talent Acquisition Team Leader Email: [email protected] (M) 0408 027 880 or (Ph) 02 8001 6603