Deputy chief executive officer

Danila Dilba Biluru Butji Binnilutlum Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Logo of Danila Dilba Health ServiceEstablished in 1991, Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS) is a community-controlled organisation providing comprehensive primary health care services to Biluru communities in the Yilli Rreung Region of the Northern Territory.

The purpose of DDHS is to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, cultural and social wellbeing of its clients through innovative comprehensive primary health care programs that are based on the principles of equity, access, empowerment, community self-determination and inter-sectoral collaboration

Closing date: 

5pm, 30 April 2018


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Up to 2 years with an option to renew

Salary and conditions: 

Negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience

You will also enjoy generous provisions (including a car for personal use, phone, and laptop):

  • six weeks annual leave per annum, plus 17.5% leave loading
  • ten days paid personal leave per annum
  • two weeks study leave
  • long service leave
  • 9.5% superannuation in addition to your base salary.
  • salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per annum plus $2550 (entertainment benefits) per annum
  • an all-inclusive customized onboarding and training support

Job description/overview: 

Working collaboratively with the CEO, in this position you will provide strong internal leadership and day-to-day management to Corporate Services enabling Danila Dilba Health Service to achieve its strategic and operational goals. The position actively engages and liaises with internal and external stakeholders, effectively communicating the organisation’s vision and strategies. You will lead an advocacy agenda for Danila Dilba to influence decision makers on policy issues related to Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

You will have demonstrated strategic leadership and planning skills, with strengths in business development and advocacy. You will possess a strong understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and aspirations and the role of community controlled health organisations. You will be a creative communicator with Knowledge of State/Territory and Federal Government agencies and funding arrangements and proven experience in managing funded programs.

All employees must hold a current drivers licence, be willing to undergo a police check and be able to obtain Ochre card clearance

*Identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Contact person and how to apply: 

Please download the position description and application pack. All applicants must limit applications to a one-page summary sheet—and apply online with your resume.

For further information please contact Sulal Mathai, Human Resource Manager on 0488 973 787 or email

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