- Job posted on: 30th Mar 2021
- Applications close:
The Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) is a ‘future-forward’ Land Council, directed by the 14 clans of the Groote archipelago region, is enabling the Anindilyakwa people to take full advantage of the opportunities and technology available in the 21st century, while simultaneously preserving land, language and culture. The vision of the ALC is to:
Protect, maintain and promote Anindilyakwa culture;
Invest in the present to build a self-sufficient future; and
Create pathways for youth to stand in both worlds
ALC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth, subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, described therein as a Corporate Commonwealth Entity and is currently a portfolio agency of Prime Minister and Cabinet. For more information on the Anindilyakwa Land Council, please visit our website: https://www.anindilyakwa.com.au/.
The ALC is currently seeking a Mining & Sustainability Manager to join our team. This role is responsible for administering the requirements and responsibilities under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (ALRA) (NT) 1976, particularly in relation to Part IV of the Act and the Aboriginal Land Act (NT) 1978, for the ALC.
The Mining & Environment Manger acts as an important conduit for the development and access to Aboriginal Lands by government, community and small and large businesses including mining companies. This position is responsible for ensuring that an appropriate level of protection is afforded to the environment and lands of the Anindilyakwa people, particularly in relation to development proposals and activities across the Groote Archipelago, including completing ongoing assessments of mining related activities and ensuring comprehensive mine closure plans are developed.
Additionally, the Mining & Sustainability Manger ensures the interests of the Traditional Owners are protected where possible in relation to environmental threats and ensures that all development is undertaken in a manner that takes into account the interests of the Traditional Owners at all times. As part of this requirement, the Mining & Sustainability Manager is required to regularly liaise and work with the ALC’s CEO and Chairperson on development or environmental issues within the Archipelago.
The Mining & Sustainability Manager is supported by the Mining & Sustainability Officer and is responsible for department productivity and performance, conducting probation and annual performance reviews, participating in recruitment and selection activates, approving and preparing for employee leave requests, department succession planning and identifying department and individual development and training requirements, as well as budget planning and approving of department expenses.
A relocation assistance package and accommodation on Groote Eylandt will be provided to the successful applicant.
Pre-employment screening, including an AFP criminal record check, may be undertaken on the person who is being recommended for appointment.
For more information regarding the position or remuneration package, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Mining & Sustainability Manager - Groote Eylandt enquiry via EthicalJobs.