Ongoing Appointment | Katherine NT Location | $130,000 - $140,000 neg + super and salary sacrifice options also available. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. The Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation (JAAC) is based in Katherine, NT and provides human services, cultural & land management programs and business enterprises for the Jawoyn people and Indigenous people living on Jawoyn land. Land and parks management programs involve traditional burning techniques and feral animal control. The Corporation also operates as a regional development agency with a strong focus on economic development, enterprise development and the creation of employment opportunities. Business enterprises include Jawoyn Contracting, Nitmiluk Tours, Nyirrunggulung Rise CDP and the Bantatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup and are part of the JAAC group.
Reporting to the CEO, the Group HR Manager has accountability for the strategic HR development of JAAC group and the provision of day-to-day HR services across the group with the aim of maintaining high employee engagement and delivery of quality programs to their stakeholders. Key responsibilities: • Maintain JAAC’s Workplace Health and Safety Handbook and processes, in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements. • Oversee HR procedures such as complaint handling, conflict resolution, provision of work equipment and access to entitlement benefits. • Oversee recruitment processes, in conjunction with the JAAC’s groups General Managers, including workforce planning, interviews assessments and reference checks. • Comply with cultural safety principles about overcoming the cultural power imbalances of places, people and policies to contribute to improvements in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people’s employment, training and well-being. • With the Leadership team, design, implement and report on HR strategic and operation plans that support the JAAC Group overall strategic growth and objectives. • Develop and implement the JAAC Groups Indigenous Employment & Training Strategy, alongside the working group and Indigenous staff network.
You will have at least 5 years’ demonstrated HR experience, preferably within the NFP sector and ideally within Indigenous affairs. You will be just as comfortable writing strategy as rolling your sleeves up on day-to-day support. You will bring solid experience in recruitment and retention, career development and workplace health and safety. Selection Criteria • A demonstrated understanding of or capacity to learn about Indigenous histories, cultures, organisations, and the issues facing Indigenous people in Australia meeting their aspiration for their communities and families. • The ability to communicate effectively with Indigenous people, stakeholders, and organisations. • Tertiary qualifications are preferred but not essential. • Minimum five years’ experience as an HR generalist with strong knowledge of contemporary HR practices including recruitment, performance management, learning, policy and employee relations – ideally within the Indigenous sector. • Strong knowledge of employment legislation with sound working knowledge of workplace health and safety. • Collaborative and consultative approach to work. • Highly developed leadership, management, interpersonal, influencing, communication, negotiation, and people management skills. • Well-developed written communication skills. • Ability to work autonomously displaying sound judgement, taking a flexible and adaptive approach to providing advice. • Intermediate computer literacy. • Knowledge or willingness to learn the various industries that operate under the Jawoyn Group: Tourism & Hospitality General and Civil Construction Information Technology CDP Employment Services Indigenous Ranger Program Banatjarl Strongbala Wimuns Grup • Develop a Group HR Strategy to support staff to build skills in other core competency areas. This will create the opportunity to build high performing and mobile staff able to contribute in different functional roles. Other Requirements • Willingness to obtain a Working with Children Check (Ochre card) • Satisfactory national police check • A willingness and ability to travel to regional and remote communities in the NT
• Competitive salary • Salary packaging plus Meal and Accommodation card • Culturally safe team environment • Katherine location • Relocation assistance (negotiated if successful in obtaining the position) • One Kangaroo tail per week • Up to Two Goanna’s depending on family size per week.
Katherine NT Location How to Apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation – Group HR Manager”. Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum five pages] telling us why you want to work for the JAAC group and your experience that is relevant to the position. • an up-to-date CV of no more than four pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by Midnight 4 May, 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 Specialist, Pipeline Talent Email: [email protected] Ph: 0408 027 880