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Senior Project Officer Governance, Planning and Reporting

Northern Land Council
  • Location: Darwin
  • Status: Full-time Permanent Contract
  • Annual base salary: $106,708 - $123,998

Cultural knowledge and lived experience are central to the work that we do here at NLC. The Northern Land Council (NLC) was established 50 years ago under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act in 1976, to assist Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands, waters and seas.

We are committed to enhancing Aboriginal peoples social, political and economic participation by supporting their aspirations and amplifying their voices on a range of issues impacting on their lands, seas, culture and communities.

About the Role

As part of the Governance, Compliance and Risk (GCR) team, this position is responsible for implementing, reviewing and continually improving key governance functions of the Northern Land Council (NLC), in particular the NLC’s planning and reporting framework and policy framework. Working collaboratively across the organisation, you will think strategically and provide advice, and develop and deliver training to ensure governance arrangements align with best practice and Commonwealth requirements.

The GCR team oversees adherence to policies, manages risks, and monitors compliance with legislative and good governance standards to safeguard organisational integrity.

For a full copy of the Position Description refer to the link provided below.

What you will bring

You will have expertise working within a corporate governance function and skills in advanced data analysis to develop evidence-based solutions. You will also have an eye for detail to accurately and effectively administer registers and reviewing corporate documents. You will have proven track record of effective team supervision, coupled with excellent communication and highly developed time management skills. In addition to this, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification or minimum two years relevant industry experience working within a corporate governance function

What’s in it for you?

NLC offers competitive and attractive remuneration, training prospects for professional development, work life balance and a unique opportunity to support our Aboriginal communities in the NLC Region. You will receive:

  • A minimum annual salary of $106,708 (negotiable based on experience) plus 14% superannuation and district allowance
  • Salary packaging benefits of up to $15,900 and additional Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation benefits up to $2,650 per year.
  • Generous leave entitlements such as 5 weeks annual leave, 18 days personal leave per annum, and paid Christmas shut down

If you have any further queries please contact David Astalosh on 0418 938 429

Click here for a full copy of the position description.

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