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Senior Contracts Administrator


Employer: Northern Land Council
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Legal & Human Rights, Conservation & Land Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 03 August, 2018.
Applications close: 20 August, 2018.

  • Location: Darwin, NT 
  • Position number: L20
  • Base salary range: SOGB $95,811 - $111,336 pa + entitlements
  • Contract term: 3 years

The Northern Land Council is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and waters in accordance with the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (ALRA), the Native Title Act 1993 (NTA) and other relevant legislation. 

As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, the Northern Land Council (NLC) provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and other entitlements. 

The Senior Contracts Administrator is responsible, as directed by the Principal Legal Officer, for agreement execution and compliance and maintaining a database of all agreements. 

The NLC’s statutory duties include conducting negotiations on behalf of Traditional Owners with third parties interested in carrying out activities on traditional lands and waters. Examples of activities include residential and commercial leasing, grazing, mustering, tourism and wildlife harvesting and mineral and petroleum exploration and production.

Applicants should possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a contracts administrator role handling multiple commercial contracts and stakeholders, with highly developed written, oral, numeracy and interpersonal skills. 

Experience working with mineral and petroleum agreements, in a cross-cultural organisation, and relevant qualifications including in legal, business, accounting or project management will be highly regarded. 

How to apply for this job

Contact person: Rob Powrie (08) 8920 5199

Applications close COB Monday 20 August 2018 

Applications must address all selection criteria. The Application Pack must be downloaded from our website www.nlc.org.au or contact HR at jobs@nlc.org.au, using the subject line: Senior Contracts Administrator enquiry via EthicalJobs, or call (08) 8920 5183 or (08) 8920 5100. Applicants must be Australian residents. NLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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