General manager

Southern Tanami Kurdiji Indigenous Corporation

Yuendumu community is 290 km west of Alice Springs with a population of about 1000 Warlpiri people and 100 non-indigenous staff. The corporation provides mediation and justice services and community safety patrol services to Yuendumu and Willowra communities. Yuendumu is a dry community (no alcohol or drugs) which is strictly enforced. The community has a clinic, school, police station, three retail stores and numerous other service providers.

Closing date: 

5pm, 17 January 2020


Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT)


Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 


Plus subsidised accommodation and a vehicle (with some private use allowable.

Job description/overview: 

The general manager reports to the directors who are supported by an independent accountant and advisors. The directors are seeking an experienced general manager to manage operations—someone with a proven track record in:

  • organisational management and operations
  • sound strategic thinking and planning to contribute to the strategic direction and sustainable development of STKIC

experience in:

  • remote community development
  • mediation, criminal justice or allied services
  • community safety patrol

and ability to:

  • work respectfully with the community and staff
  • effectively and efficiently manage the finances within budgets and aim for long-term viability and ongoing funding
  • manage funding contracts and agreements and complete reporting requirements consistent with contractual obligations.
  • exercise financial and human resource delegations in accordance with the authority delegated by the board of directors
  • monitor and evaluate the allocation and management of resources
  • implement and maintain corporate and operational plans, policies and procedures
  • adhere to regulatory and funding compliance requirements
  • provide optimum client services in challenging environments

Contact person and how to apply: 

Please email for an information pack——and apply in writing with three referees.

Contact person is Belinda, phone 0467 467 938.

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