- Job posted on: 13th May 2020
- Applications close:
Inspired by Christian values, Many Rivers is a for-purpose organisation that provides Microenterprise Development (MED) and Community Economic Development (CED) support to Indigenous and other Australians who want to access the economy however for various reasons, lack the financial or practical business support to do so.
Our purpose is to walk alongside individuals and communities over the long term, offering accessible business development support, products and services. With this support individuals and communities can regain control of their financial future, reduce personal stress, move away from welfare dependency, provide for their families and contribute more productively to society.
Our Community Economic Development Managers (CEDM) work with Indigenous communities that want to establish economic activity on their land and sea. This position reports to the Head of Community Economic Development, supporting and driving our purpose across the Darwin and NT Top-End region. We have a tested and innovative Community Economic Development (CED) framework and methodology to work with Indigenous communities as they strengthen the foundations of their community organisation to manage long-term and successful businesses and employment. Some of the role’s key responsibilities include:
If you have an interest in social justice, building trusted relationships to work alongside individuals, families and communities that are working hard to build a better future, and want the opportunity to live and work in regional or remote Australia, this opportunity could be for you.
Our CED Managers have experience working with Indigenous communities, are experts in business and financial management, understand corporate governance and organisational management and can lead strategic/business/organisational planning. We are looking for diligent self-starters who have a demonstrated ability to project-manage for outcomes, are relational, commercially savvy, and are energised by the challenges and opportunities to support communities to achieve real and tangible enterprise and employment outcomes.
In addition to your technical skills and experience to support economic development, candidates are:
Successful candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including reference checks, Criminal History check, Equifax Check and Working with Children/ Vulnerable People check, where applicable.
To be considered please include a cover letter stating how your skills and experience can be applied to this role along with an up to date resume. Please also answer below questions and send your application to email@example.com, using the subject line: Community Economic Development Manager - Darwin application via EthicalJobs.
We will start interviews immediately as suitable applications are being received, so don't wait, apply today!
This is a full time permanent role open to Australian or Permanent residents. Suitable applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to apply.
Relocation support will be offered for the right candidate.
Successful candidates will be required to complete pre-employment checks including reference checks, Criminal History check, Equifax Check and Working with Children/Vulnerable People check, where applicable.