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Remote Essential Services Project Coordinator

NT Government
  • Professional 3 - Remuneration Packages $123,842 - $138,509 (including salary $106,568 - $119,351)
  • Indigenous Essential Services Team
  • Darwin
  • Ongoing

Apply your experience of delivering essential services and help improve the services and living conditions of remote Aboriginal communities.

  • Support delivery of essential services across remote communities in the Northern Territory.
  • Undertake technical scoping, project reviews and coordinate grant funding.
  • Provide program management, technical advice and specialist support.

Territory Families, Housing and Communities (THFC) takes a whole-of-life approach to addressing the vulnerabilities in our society through providing support services to create positive change for children, families, communities and seniors across the Northern Territory.

The Indigenous Essential Services team coordinates the provision of power, water and sewerage services to remote Aboriginal communities and outstations.

As Project Coordinator, your primary objective is to coordinate program management of funding arrangements, technical matters and infrastructure projects related to the delivery of essential services across remote communities in the Northern Territory.

Your key duties include; providing program management, technical advice, engineering support and overseeing the management of service providers for the delivery of essential services and infrastructure projects. You will also undertake technical scoping, conduct project-specific reviews and identify and assess current and future risks.

This role requires travel across the Territory to remote Aboriginal communities, and requires a high level of cross cultural awareness.

Ideally, you will have tertiary qualifications in relevant field such as; engineering, applied science, applied economics, project management supported by demonstrated knowledge and experience in essential services. An ability to provide advice on complex technical matters, develop practical solutions to complex problems and familiarity liaising with utility service providers, clients and consumers is essential.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, six weeks recreational and three weeks personal leave, 17% annual leave loading, a rewarding career in the NT Government and an opportunity to experience the uniqueness of living and working in the Northern Territory.

This is a great time to consider a move to the Territory. Enjoy an enviable laidback lifestyle with short commutes, tropical sunsets, spectacular lightening displays and unique landscapes and waterholes. Darwin’s rich cultural society and community spirit makes it an easy place to meet people and make new friends.

For more information please contact Chris Daly on 08 8999 8880 or chris.daly@nt.gov.au using the subject line: Remote Essential Services Project Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please quote position number: 34145

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The NTPS values diversity and inclusion; and aims for a workforce that represents the community. Under the agency’s Special Measures Plan, eligible Aboriginal applicants will be granted priority consideration; however, people from all diversity groups are encouraged to apply.

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