Executive manager, community programs

Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation

Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC) is governed by an elected body representing the Aboriginal community of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region. JCAC’s functions and services include delivery of community development, arts & culture, building maintenance, land management, employment programs and community services.

Closing date: 

5pm, 25 August 2017


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Tennant Creek
Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

$100,000 to $110,000 per annum plus subsidised housing and salary packaging

Job description/overview: 

This role’s purpose is to oversee the operations of community service programs.

The executive manager, community programs will provide strong and effective leadership to the community programs to enable:

  • service delivery;
  • client centred services;
  • management of human resources;
  • program performance and financial management;
  • contractual compliance 
  • risk management.

The person will work in accordance with the values of Julalikari and support core business by providing service, guidance and advice within this position’s specialty area.



  • Current NT Driver’s license
  • Ochre Card
  • National Police Certificate Clearance


  • First aid certificate

Selection criteria:

Candidates must address the following selection criteria.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or experience in community services management
  • A proven track record in successfully managing community service programs
  • An ability to think and plan strategically
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal societies and culture, including issues effecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australian Society
  • An ability to motivate, lead and manage staff to maximise their performance and their job satisfaction
  • Knowledge and experience in risk management and continuous improvement, budget preparation and financial control
  • At least five years’ experience in a management position


  • Demonstrated experience in senior management roles within an Aboriginal organisation
  • Post graduate qualifications in management or community services

Contact person and how to apply: 

Cassie Devereux

The applicant will be selected based on their application, interview and referee checks.

More information: 

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