Chief executive officer

Wirrimanu Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 289)

Balgo Hills is situated in the south-east Kimberley region of Western Australia. Balgo is a small Aboriginal Community which is linked with both the Great Sandy Desert and the Tanami Desert. The Community is in the Shire of Halls Creek WA. Balgo has a population of over 400 people and is a dry community.

Closing date: 

6am, 8 November 2013


Balgo Hills
Western Australia

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
2 year contract

Salary and conditions: 

$105,000 to $115,000

Job description/overview: 

The successful applicant will have a high level of skills and knowledge relevant to the major functions of a Chief Executive Officer of a local Aboriginal Corporation.

A sound knowledge of Aboriginal culture, strategic planning & management, financial management, community development, funding body requirements and human resource management.

The CEO’s key duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • manage the day to day operations of WAC in consultation with directors
  • contribute to the strategic leadership and management of the corporation under the direction of the Directors of the corporation.
  • oversee the operation of activities relating to the core funded programs.
  • communicate effectively with community members, government representatives and non-government organisation
  • work collaboratively with funding bodies and consultants to initiate strategies and projects to develop governance capacity of community.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Dallas Widdicombe
Human Resources Manager
Ph: 0458 613 493

Your application must include:

  • your current curriculum vitae (resume)
  • a written statement addressing each selection criteria
  • contact details of two recent referees
  • a copy of any trade or academic qualifications relevant to the position.

Your application should be typed. If not, make sure your handwriting is neat and easy to read.

More information: 

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