- Job posted on: 20th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) is an Aboriginal community organisation responsible for managing more than 1,500 rental properties for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people living in Victoria.
Our vision is to ensure that Aboriginal Victorians secure appropriate, affordable housing as a pathway to better lives and stronger communities.
In addition to being the largest Aboriginal Registered Housing Agency in Australia, AHV is the lead agency for Victoria’s Aboriginal housing and homelessness policy, Mana-na worn-tyeen maar-takoort. As the housing policy lead in the Aboriginal community, AHV has responsibility to work in partnership with the Government to secure the resources and reforms to implement the policy, while we support sector development to empower Victoria’s Aboriginal community to determine its chosen housing future.
AHV's housing services are targeted to those most in need of support. Through the provision of secure housing by an Aboriginal landlord, AHV helps strengthen and maintain Aboriginal communities and cultural ties.
Reporting to the Director Strategy and Performance, the Manager Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Forum’s (AHHF) primary role is to provide high level support to the Director Strategy and Performance and Chief Executive Officer to lead Housing and Homelessness policy, advocacy and sector development in Victoria.
The Manager leads a team that provides high level executive support to two key forums responsible for driving and oversight of implementation of Mana-na woorn-tyeen maar-takoort:
The team performs its role by supporting AHHF members, Community Housing Organisations (CHOs), Local Government and Homes Victoria and other stakeholders in leading the coordination in policy development, partner and stakeholder engagement and advocacy efforts.
The Manager provides inspiring leadership and people management support to their staff; oversees the day-to-day work of the team, manages team performance, risk and compliance and will operate within the AHV Delegations Register.
Click 'Apply Now' to submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description below.
Please direct enquiries about the role to Lisa on 0416 741 358.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.