Chief executive officer

Bungala Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 2102)

Established in 1994 Bungala has been working in the area of Indigenous disadvantage, particularly in the employment and training area. Since 2013 the corporation has been refocusing its energies, and seeking to engage with other Aboriginal organisations and partners to meet the needs of the Aboriginal community in Port Augusta and surrounding areas. The corporation has a strong financial and asset base which it intends to leverage to achieve the objectives of its strategic plan.

Closing date: 

6am, 20 March 2015


Port Augusta
South Australia

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
2 year contract, subject to probationary period

Salary and conditions: 

$120,000 to $140,000

Salary sacrifice.  May include a motor vehicle for work and private use.

Job description/overview: 

Bungala Aboriginal Corporation requires the services of an experienced and entrepreneurial chief executive officer to take the organisation to the next level in its redevelopment. The position has responsibility for leadership, implementing the strategic plan and ensuring that the organisation meets its legal, contractual, financial, risk compliance and performance objectives.

This critical role will be filled by someone with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong business relationships with key stakeholders and maintain vital partnerships. To be considered you must have a strong strategic focus and proven ability in translating strategic vision into successful outcomes.

The successful applicant will have had previous experiences in developing new business, with high level leadership and networking skills. A background in service delivery and working with and for Indigenous organisations coupled with commercial business acumen would be a distinct advantage. A relevant tertiary qualification in a related discipline would also be an advantage.

There is an expectation of strong understanding of financial management and proven governance experience. Previous experience working successfully with Indigenous boards or councils will also rate highly.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Applications should be submitted either by post to Dolly Ratara at PO Box 1996 Port Augusta SA 5700 or email to

For inquiries about the position specification please call 08 8643 5500.

More information: 

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