Full-Time, Fixed Term (2 years) |Melbourne Based| Salary $118,642- $130,634 + super FVTOC strongly encourages Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples to apply
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Manager – Natural Resource Management and Economic Development (NRM&ED) will provide day to day management and leadership to a diverse team that is passionate about advocating for and delivering strategic NRM&ED policy and program outcomes in accordance with the principles of self-determination. Key duties of this role include: • Enabling organisational systems, procedures, and networks to support the coordination and implementation of effective and efficient delivery of the Federation’s objectives. • Seek and develop funding and service opportunities and models to strengthen income generation for the Federation and support Traditional Owner Corporations and manage and provide over-sight for the development and delivery of Funding Agreements and Contracts undertaken by the NRM&ED Team. • Provide strategic advice on the socioeconomic impacts of proposed policy and legislative changes including how policy and legislative design can both prepare for, and respond to, emerging community, industry, and market expectations. • Lead and support the NRM&ED Team to manage relationships with key stakeholders, partners, and collaborators, including oversight of secretariat functions to key stakeholder groups and as appropriate, representing the Federation in government, industry and Traditional Owner Community forums. • Manage and lead complex problem-solving tasks including the development and support of col-laborative and innovative solutions to identified policy, institutional and legislative challenges to advance the vision, objectives, purpose, and values identified in the Federation’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. About the Organisation The Federation is the Victorian state-wide body that convenes and advocates for the rights and interests of Traditional Owners while progressing wider social, economic, environmental, and cultural objectives. We support the progress of agreement-making and participation in decision-making to enhance the authority of Traditional Owner Corporations on behalf of their communities. Our vision is that Traditional Owners are strong on Country, leading the social, political, economic, and cultural landscape delivered through our purpose which is to facilitate and amplify Traditional Owner voices to self-determine their futures and to build on and strengthen collective interests and opportunities. We work through our values of Community, Culture, Country & Collaboration to embed recognition, empower self-determination and enable capacity.
You will be an experienced leader with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the political, social, and economic issues affecting Victorian Traditional Owners and the ability to work collaboratively with Aboriginal people. To be successful in this role you will be/have: • Self-determined, proactive and highly organised. • Able to manage diverse and multidisciplined teams, such as consultants, broker services and coordinate networks. • Excellent communication (both verbal & written) skills. • Demonstrated experience in the development of reports, research and advice. • Culturally competent with a passion for advocacy. • Able to work collaboratively. Key Competencies 1. Demonstrated team management and leaderships skills and experience. 2. Technical experience and capability in one or more of the following areas: policy and strategy development; land management planning; participatory natural resource management in cross cultural environments; business management and economic development; community development and participatory planning. 3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas: policy codesign and advice; policy advocacy, program co-design and project management. 4. Knowledge and understanding of the political, social, and economic issues affecting Victorian Traditional Owners and the ability to work collaboratively with Aboriginal people. 5. Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders from government, industry and community sectors.
• A full-time time appointment until 2023. • A n attractive salary with salary sacrifice options available • An opportunity to make a significant impact on the outcomes of Victorian Traditional Owners.
Melbourne How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu Email: [email protected] Ph: (02) 8001 6603 or 0408 027 880