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Territory Manager

National Disability Services
  • Full-time, 5 days, 38 hours per week    
  • Permanent
  • Use your expertise to achieve positive outcomes   
  • Advocate and support our members based in the Northern Territory 
  • Develop and drive initiatives and services that make a positive difference   

About NDS: 

National Disability Services (NDS) is Australia's peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1200 non-government service providers.

At NDS, we are committed to supporting our members and the disability sector more broadly to provide high quality support and services to people with disability. NDS promotes the full inclusion of people with disability and this commitment is outlined in our Disability Action Plan (DAP).

NDS is committed to fostering an inclusive and values driven work environment respecting the diversity of our employees, and the members and communities we serve. 

NDS employees come with a strong appreciation for the disability sector, and the passion to make a difference. 

To find out more about working for NDS please visit our website at http://nds.org.au

    About the position: 

    The Territory Manager will work as part of a cohesive national organisation to grow membership and deliver value to members. Seeking sector wide funding opportunities to build knowledge, skills and relationships in the broader disability sector is also a key feature of the role.  

    This position is part of the executive management team within NDS, and will demonstrate a commitment to developing and maintaining quality assurance systems and maintaining a safe and inclusive workplace.  

    It is expected that the position holder is aligned to, and demonstrates NDS’s values of respect, teamwork and collaboration, leadership, innovation and finance at all times.

    About You: 

    • Demonstrated experience leading teams and working collaboratively within a team environment 
    • High level consultation, communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated capacity to build relationships, engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders and navigate different and competing interests  
    • Capability to contribute at a local and national level to ensure sustainable outcomes aligned to national policies, legislation and NDS’s strategic direction 
    • Demonstrated knowledge and a contemporary understanding of the disability sector including workforce, the NDIS, industrial relations, disability human rights and the barriers/ opportunities to community inclusion and employment for people with disability.  
    • An understanding of public policy processes, with knowledge of wider disability policy and allied areas of human service policy, workforce policy and industrial relations would be highly desirable. 
    • Innovative thinking and problem solving skills to implement solutions aligned to NDS’ strategic direction  
    • Demonstrated evidence of adaptability and resilience in a changing business context  
    • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite; 
    • A tertiary qualification in a social sciences / social policy discipline is desirable but not essential; and 
    • Capacity to undertake regular travel within the state, and nationally as needed (when border restrictions are eased)  

    What we offer:  

    • Flexible working including working from home  
    • Salary packaging  
    • Collaborative environment  
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Learning and development 
    • Retail discounts, well-being centre and recognition 

    To apply:  

    Please click the Apply Now button below, which will take you to our website. From there, please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

    For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Karen Stace, Senior Manager State and Territory Operations at karen.stace@nds.org.au using the subject line: Territory Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

    Thank you for your interest in the position. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

    No agencies please. 

    If you have any requirements for the interview (e.g. mobility access, or other adjustments), please let us know in advance so accessibility arrangements can be made. 

    Applicants will also be required to provide a Police Background check and evidence that they are fully vaccinated in line with current NT Government orders.

    NDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all diverse groups and backgrounds.  

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