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Coordinator Projects & Planning - Alice Springs

Employer: MacDonnell Regional Council
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Indigenous, Project Management, Youth
Sector/s: Local Government
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 14 March, 2019.
Applications close: 31 March, 2019. (Expired)

  • Salary package commencing at $87,179.04 (inclusive of superannuation and leave loading)
  • 6 weeks annual leave, pro rata
  • Alice Springs based

About us

MacDonnell Regional Council's mission to improve the lives of its residents by delivering valued and relevant services is embraced by its staff. Employees also enjoy delivering services across one of the country's largest and most beautiful local government jurisdictions.

Situated in the arid centre of Australia, MacDonnell Regional Council features many iconic panoramic landscapes which are accessible from Alice Springs. The picturesque waterholes, magnificent flora and fauna, red desert sands and dynamic mountain ranges of changing hues are inspiring. The MacDonnell region is uniquely beautiful with a deep and powerful strength that is felt from within thelandscape.

MacDonnell Regional Council has an exciting opportunity available within the Youth Services department. The Coordinator Projects and Planning - Youth is a newly created position being offered on a temporary, full time basis.

About the role

MacDonnell Regional Council's Youth Services program provides meaningful opportunities for young people in remote communities which contribute to positive life outcomes. The Coordinator Projects and Planning will provide leadership and mentoring to the Youth Services team, facilitating independence and increased local ownership of the services. We are seeking a collaborative problem solver who will work with a diverse range of stakeholders and drive planning, development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of Youth Programs. Our ideal candidate will also have previous experience managing financial and physical resources while keeping within budget constraints.

About you

With experience in community development, youth work or project management, you will possess a strong work ethic and teamwork skills. You have an ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels, building both internal and external relationships and managing the implementation of youth projects across multiple remote communities. Your ability to work independently to a high standard is a valuable asset.

Due to the urgency of this position, applications will close as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.

This position is being offered on a temporary, full time basis - ending on 30th June 2019.

For further information about this exciting role, please contact Bianca Rayner Manager, Youth Services on 08-8958 9628

How to apply for this job

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