Chief executive officer (CEO)

Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation

Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation (DAC) is the corporate body for the Dambimangari peoples, providing a range of programs for the benefit of the traditional owners which provide employment, business and social/economic assistance.

DAC’s mission is good governance, strong financial management and focused cultural activities will strengthen the independence of DAC people. Values are to create a strong, healthy and economically sustainable community for Dambimangari people.

We are seeking a passionate and outcomes driven CEO to join DAC. Working alongside the DAC Board, the CEO will manage the operations of the corporation; staff, commercial enterprises, contractual obligations and relationships, business development opportunities and the provision of a quality customer service to our members

Closing date: 

11pm, 15 March 2019


Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)


Western Australia

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
2 years with possible extension of 2 years

Salary and conditions: 

To be negotiated, dependent on experience
  • Relocation and removal allowances may apply if located outside the Kimberley region.
  • Motor vehicle - for private use in and around the Shire Derby / West Kimberley and Broome
  • 4-weeks annual leave + 1-week remote leave + District Allowance + Travel Allowance + leave loading + 9.5% superannuation

Job description/overview: 

The CEO's responsibilities include;

  • reviewing and identifying opportunities to improve the corporation’s operations;
  • ensuring the DAC Trust funds continue to increase to achieve long-term sustainability;
  • driving the corporation’s strategic objectives in accordance with the strategic plans;
  • working with the corporation’s business advisor to evaluate business development and Joint Ventures opportunities;
  • managing grant funding;
  • strengthening external stakeholder partnerships and relationships;
  • financial oversight and accountability; and overarching accountability to funding bodies, the community, stakeholders and the board of directors;
  • leading a small but focussed team of professional managers and staff, characterised by its constructive, collaborative and innovative culture.

Download a copy of the job description 

Contact person and how to apply: 

For further information about the position contact John Hart on 0411854772 or email

Please send your résumé and cover letter outlining your specific qualifications, relevant experience and how you meet the selection criteria to John Hart at 

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