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Chief Operating Officer - Yirrkala

Employer: Laynhapuy Homelands Aborginal Corporation
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Management, Executive & Senior Management, Finance & Accounting, Operations & Risk Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP), Social Enterprise
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 12 March, 2019.
Applications close: 31 March, 2019. (Expired)

Are you the Chief Operating Officer we’re looking for? Laynha is a well-established and reputable Aboriginal service organisation based in Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land (near Nhulunbuy). We service Yolngu residents in 30 Homelands. As COO you are responsible for corporate services (Finance, IT and Telecommunications, Assets, HR, Legal Services, Contracting) and governance. Our region is one of the most beautiful and vibrant areas in Australia and has excellent facilities. It is a great place to live and work.

What kind of person are you? You will have strong personal values such as compassion, a high level of personal integrity and a commitment to ethical behaviour and social justice. You have the knack of being able to communicate cross-culturally with Aboriginal people. You are confident, calm, self-resilient, independent thinking with a robust sense of humour and a willingness to learn. You aren't a "know-it-all" and you don't take yourself too seriously.

What will I need to succeed? You have an accounting degree, membership of a professional body (eg CPA), and have considerable statutory and financial management accounting experience. You have knowledge and experience with IT Vision's Synergy Soft Finance System or can demonstrate the capacity to acquire the skills and knowledge quickly. You have senior management experience in corporate services and governance. You are skilled in project management and planning, contract management, and budgeting. You have demonstrated competencies in working cross-culturally and have effective negotiation, oral and written communication skills. You demonstrate sound and mature judgement in complex and difficult environments. You are persistent and maintain a high degree of self-motivated when the going gets tough.

Salary $130,000 to $150,000. Benefits include 6 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading, subsidized modern housing, annual travel assistance allowance, relocation assistance and a commitment to professional development. You are also able to access salary sacrifice arrangements, including increased tax free benefit of up to $17,000 and tax free holiday accommodation and meals.

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