The Jigalong Community Inc (JCI) is seeking expressions of interest for this important position, which is pivotal to the well-being and future social and economic development of this remote and independent Martu community of over 400 people.
A very special person is being sought to respectfully and professionally assist this strongly culturally-based community, which is striving to maintain Martu traditional culture and values, and its leadership, address diverse and complex matters affecting its future social and economic development within a rich mining region, that potentially offers many opportunities for social and economic advancement.
Type of vacancy:
Salary and conditions:
- 9.5% super
- relocation reimbursement of $1,437 on provision of receipts.
- airfare allowance of $800
- partly furnished air conditioned four bedroom house at nominal rent of $60 per fortnight.
- 5 weeks leave per annum and 12 days sick leave per annum
- a mobile phone with 20 GB of data
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- Proven experience as a CEO or other senior leadership role
- Proven experience working with a board of directors, providing professional development and strategic planning advice
- Demonstrated ability to work and communicate closely effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people, communities and organisations, including a strong understanding and commitment to the role of Jigalong Council in terms of its responsibilities to manage municipal and other services to the Jigalong community, and a shared commitment to meet the interests and needs of its members in this strongly culturally-based community.
- Demonstrated financial management skills (interpret reports, budgets, manage commercial enterprises).
- Experience in managing programs, including developing and monitoring million dollar budgets and reporting to funding bodies and program partners.
- Demonstrated Human Resource management skills, including staff recruitment, training, supervision and motivation; excellent leadership skills and capability to inspire and lead staff to deliver high-quality programs.
- Sound knowledge of state and commonwealth agencies funding for the purposes of providing municipal services and Aboriginal community infrastructure for health, social, cultural, educational and economic programs.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders (especially government and key industry partners) and experience and commitment to rigorous internal and external accountability.
- Demonstrated high level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including IT skills.
- Hold a current Motor Vehicle driver’s licence (WA Class C or equivalent).
- Obtain a National Police Clearance Certificate and Working with Children Check.
- Provide contact details for three relevant professional referees.
Contact person and how to apply:
For information about the position please contact Alan Stewart on 0417 932 246 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Selection will be based on;
- Written Application
- Short listing
- Telephone Interview
- Personal interview on-site (preferred applicant/s)
- Repeat Step 4 as necessary.