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Chief Executive Officer

North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service

The Chief Executive Officer will have responsibility for:

  • Program and service delivery
  • Financial, risk and facilities management
  • Human resource management
  • Community and public relations
  • Ensuring the corporation complies with all regulatory and funding requirements
  • The culture of the corporation

This position is ideal for an individual who has management and corporate governance experience, a passion for social justice, an understanding of the law and a willingness to travel extensively to Aboriginal Communities. The role requires energy and commitment so as to ensure that our Aboriginal clients receive comprehensive legal advice, representation, mediation and legal education in a trauma informed culturally appropriate manner. The capacity to liaise at a senior level with other stakeholders in a collegiate and socially progressive manner is an essential pre-requisite for the position.

NAAFLS is a non-government Aboriginal Corporation funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency for the purpose of providing legal advice, representation and community legal education to Aboriginal people living in Communities and small towns across the Top End of the Northern Territory. NAAFLS provides advice and representation to victims of Domestic Violence, including Family Law clients and to victims who are the subject of Child Protection Applications or Orders. Other work includes the preparation of wills, Victims of Crime Compensation Claims and assistance and support with housing applications.

Remuneration: A generous package commensurate with experience will be offered to the successful applicant along with a relocation package if applicable.

How to apply

Applications must address the selection criteria which will be provided on receipt of email to hr@naafls.com.au using the subject line: Chief Executive Officer application via EthicalJobs.

Please direct phone enquiries to Wendy Jennings on 08 89238200.

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