- Job posted on: 8th Mar 2019
- Applications close:
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.
This position will contribute to the delivery of a three year research program to develop a robust monitoring system for NLC’s Community Planning and Development Program (CP&D). The program will deliver a set of projects in coordination with research partners and Traditional Owners that participate in the CP&D program to plan and deliver initiatives for lasting community benefit, using income from land use agreements.
The NLC is working with La Trobe University and the Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University to deliver the research program and the successful applicant will receive mentoring support in monitoring and evaluation theory and methods.
The CP&D Monitoring and Evaluation Project Officer will support the planning and implementation of the CP&D monitoring and evaluation framework and the development of a data management system, and assist in the use of participatory data collection methods with Aboriginal people.
This position requires a committed individual with demonstrated skills in participatory research processes and/or Aboriginal community development, with experience in quality management of multiple projects and delivery. Relevant tertiary qualifications in social sciences, or equivalent professional experience undertaking social research are required.
You will possess well-developed skills in interpersonal and cross-cultural communications, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively, prepare clear and concise reports and make oral and written presentations to diverse stakeholders.
Applicants should have knowledge of the NLC and the context in which it operates, including the cultural, political, economic and social issues affecting Aboriginal people in the NT.
A willingness to undertake frequent travel and to work in remote localities, as well as possession of a current driver’s licence and the ability to safely drive manual vehicles is essential.
Contact person: Lorrae McArthur (08) 8920 5113