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Manager - Indigenous Governance Program - Flexible Location

Reconciliation Australia
  • Canberra or Sydney location
  • Full-time or part-time plus flexible working environment
  • Engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, national, not-for-profit organisation promoting and facilitating reconciliation by building relationships, respect and trust between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our vision is for a just, equitable and reconciled Australia.

We provide a flexible working environment, additional leave provisions and a supportive close-knit team with offices in Canberra and Sydney.

The role

This exciting position manages the end-to-end Indigenous Governance Program (IGP) including the Indigenous Governance Awards (IGA’s) in May 2022, Indigenous Governance Network, Corporation Partnerships Program, as well as supporting the development and delivery of Indigenous Governance resources and events. Working closely with the General Manager, PRAGA, and stakeholders to develop a renewed funding proposal for the BHP Foundation.

About you

You are a highly experienced manager with exceptional ability to engage, build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, individuals and organisations.

You have strong project management skills and can effectively lead a team of two. You have a deep understanding and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their cultures and issues affecting them.

This position directly engages with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations. We encourage people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to apply, as your cultural and lived experience is central to the work we do.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  • High level ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with a range of stakeholders including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations, government, corporate and the not-for-profit sectors.
  • High level ability to manage complex programs, including the development and implementation of an effective program cycle.
  • Strong management and organisational skills including project and/or events management and financial management skills.
  • Highly developed ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely.
  • High level ability to work in a team environment and collaboratively with other teams across Reconciliation Australia.
  • Ability to take initiative and to prioritise work over a range of projects and meet deadlines.
  • Deep understanding and awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their cultures and issues affecting them.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.

Desirable

  • Experience in and/or an understanding of Indigenous Governance.

Salary and other details

The salary range for this role is $95,000 - $110,000 + Superannuation, dependent on experience and qualifications, and is a fixed-term contract to 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension depending on funding.

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Please note: suitable applicants will be contacted immediately.

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