Employment Services Manager - Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation - Bourke
Employer: Employment Office
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Education & Training, HR & Employment Services, Indigenous, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW
Job posted on: 06 January, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible
About the Organisation
Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation (MPREC), established August 2003, is a government funded not-for-profit organisation with a primary objective of providing Indigenous communities with relevant and effective services.
The corporation has five primary objectives (driven by its constitution). This includes:
- Development and implementation of effective employment strategies;
- Enterprise projects and business development and associated consultancy services;
- Delivery of accredited training;
- Development and implementation of community programs and services; and
- Provision of CDP and similar services.
About the Opportunity
MPREC now has an exciting opportunity for proactive Employment Services Manager to join their team based in Bourke, servicing the Cobar, Bourke, Brewarrina, Menindee, Wilcania and Goodooga region in NSW.
The Employment Services Manager is primarily responsible for delivering the following MPREC programs in the Upper Darling and Far West Regions:
- Community Development Program (CDP)
- New Careers for Aboriginal People
- Aboriginal Enterprise Development
- Centrelink Services
To be considered for this role, you will have previous experience successfully leading a team and the ability to train, develop and mentor staff. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and experience in financial budgeting will also be highly regarded.
Candidates with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of issues facing Aboriginal people, and the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal people, are strongly encouraged to apply. Similarly, candidates with previous NGO experience and/or an awareness of Cultural Heritage and Language Programs will be held in high regard.
To ensure you get settled into the role, you will be welcomed into the business with a significant handover period. To help facilitate an easy and smooth move for candidates relocating from outside of the immediate area, relocation assistance may be negotiated.
In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary starting from $120,000 plus super and salary packaging. You will also be provided with a vehicle for work purposes.
If you are an experienced leader with excellent time management and communication skills, this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the most influential and successful Aboriginal Corporations in Australia - Apply Now!