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Community Services Manager

Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation
  • Leadership role based in the beautiful Northern Territory of Australia, well paid and accommodation is covered too!
  • A unique opportunity to develop a remote community through the management of work schemes through our local CDP program!
  • Full time 2 year contract (with prospect of extension)

BAC is a large and complex regional community development organisation providing services to homelands in the Maningrida region, administering some 50 grants and managing a suite of businesses and programs including: Housing, Civil Works, Essential Services, Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Bawinanga Rangers, Barlmarrk Supermarket, Fuel Supplies, Mechanical Workshops, Arts and Culture/Djomi Museum, Wild Foods Café, Community Patrol, Employment Services and Money Management Services.

BAC’s mission is to improve the lifeways of our people on land and sea in order to preserve and grow culture and language.

We're currently seeking an intelligent and determined Manager of Community Services to assist us in achieving our goals.

About the role:

This is a pivotal opportunity where you will be challenged daily, but you will also be able to see the fruits of your labour as you support and advance the Maningrida community.

The core component of this role will be running the Community Development Program Contract. On top of your daily responsibilities, the role will also involve:

  • Ensuring that we meet our performance targets across Employment Services Contracts efficiently, well and in accordance to contractual obligations
  • Establishing relationships with employers, gathering information about the local labour market
  • Building, nurturing and leading a high-performing team through community engagement and networking with employers
  • Identifying any areas for revenue growth and implement strategies to take advantage of these
  • Liaising with service providers, the community and beyond to forge beneficial relationships

About you:

You've got 7+ years' experience in a similar role, with a demonstrated understanding of the Jobseeker Compliance Framework. You will have a solid understanding of the business aspects of Employment services, and you can tell us about your adaptability, ability to spearhead crucial change and love of collaboration. Extensive case management, team leadership and community engagement expertise with exposure to money management is essential to be successful in this role. If you've worked with indigenous or remote communities before, all the better - we'd love to hear about it.

In exchange, a competitive salary awaits, along with the full support of a high-performing and dedicate and diverse team. But more crucially, in joining us, you'll have the opportunity to continue your incredible journey of inspiring growth in a unique and unforgettable environment.

For further information please contact: human.resources@bawinanga.com, using the subject line: Community Services Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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