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Director Business Solutions for Indigenous Australians - Darwin

Employer: Indigenous Business Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Executive & Senior Management, Indigenous, Management, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Darwin

Job posted on: 20 December, 2018.
Applications close: 01 February, 2019. (Expired)

About Us

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) was built to assist and enhance the economic development opportunities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.

Our vision is for a nation in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are economically independent and an integral part of our economy.

IBA serves, partners and invests with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to own their future. We go further than provide money; we invest in people, places and ideas and help to make them real.

About the Role

Leading Business Solutions for Indigenous Australians is a key leadership role within IBA, where you will be responsible for making a meaningful contribution to Indigenous self-sufficiency. As a member of the senior leadership team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the organisation's direction, and to represent IBA at senior levels with key partners.

The role will provide you with an opportunity to influence key policies and projects within IBA, build strong and influential partnership with the community, and to champion IBA's cultural competence.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be required to effectively lead a team of geographically dispersed people
  • You will need to engage key partners with influence, including Commonwealth, State & Territory agencies, private companies and Indigenous Organisations
  • You will be tasked with strategic project management, including business development, design and delivery of projects, and contract administration 


  • You will demonstrate cultural capability and respect for diversity
  • You will have passion and enthusiasm for making a difference to the economic development of Indigenous Australians
  • You will have proven high-level leadership experience
  • Tertiary qualifications are desirable
  • Position can be located in any capital city with regular interstate travel required

Why work with IBA

IBA is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, and people from every culture, gender and sexual identity, age and ethnic background to apply.

Here is what drew our current people to join IBA: 

  • We have a strong dedication to overcoming Indigenous disadvantage
  • We are a flexible workplace prioritising work-life balance of our people
  • We offer competitive salaries, rewards, and development opportunities
  • We do interesting and meaningful work in our community
  • We empower friendly and dedicated work teams 
How to apply for this job

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