We have kick-started the careers of approximately 16,000 jobseekers, including over 2,500 Indigenous Australians, and supported hundreds of organisations and businesses right across Australia. Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program, Warumilang, represents the support and opportunities created for Indigenous people through quality education and employment. We focus on strengthening relationships, promoting respect and
AFL SportsReady is seeking to appoint an experienced senior manager to lead our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs. Working as part of AFL SR’s senior leadership team, this is a critical role for the company, and an outstanding opportunity to help us to make a real difference to the lives of young people. Reporting to the CEO, this role sits within our national office and manages a small team. Remote working options are available meaning the candidate is able to work from home (or within one of our state office locations). Our preference is that the candidate is located on the east coast of Australia, within driving distance of a major city, however other locations will also be considered. The key areas of responsibility for this role are: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program leadership; Community engagement and program partnership development; Co-leadership of company Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business development programs; Ready Foundation (AFL SR’s charity arm) support and growth; Senior leadership and staff management. Additional information about the role can be found by accessing the position description which is located on our website. https://aflsportsready.com.au/jobs-board/executive-manager-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-programs/
The role would suit someone with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, who has extensive experience maintaining strong partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people and organisations. The successful candidate will have well developed skills and abilities in communication and stakeholder management, and will be a natural collaborator who is comfortable interacting with a diverse group of stakeholders. The successful person will be a passionate advocate of the power of education and employment to change lives.
The benefits on offer to the successful candidate include: Highly attractive total remuneration package – remuneration information provided upon request to Simon Jackson (National Manager – People and Culture); Remote working (WFH) options available (east coast of Australia with proximity to capital cities preferred, however other locations also considered); Flexible work arrangement (to 4 days per week) options available; 5 weeks total leave per year (4 weeks annual and 1 week additional gratis leave); Flexible, supportive, and diverse working environment (approximately 15% of total workforce identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, 30% staff on part time and/or flexible working arrangements); and Ongoing professional development.
Reporting to the CEO, this role sits within our national office and manages a small team. Remote working options are available meaning the candidate is able to work from home (or within one of our state office locations). Our preference is that the candidate is located on the east coast of Australia, within driving distance of a major city, however other locations will also be considered.