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Program Manager, Australian Indigenous Operations - Library for All - Flexible location

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  • Ideally location is FNQ, NT, Kimberley, Pilbara (however all regions will be considered including Save the Children office sites)
  • Identified Position (This position will only be open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996)
  • Full Time one-year fixed term (Likely extension)
  • Attractive executive level salary

About the organisation

Library for All is a not-for-profit partner of Save the Children Australia, and our mission is to make knowledge accessible to all equally. We have a proud history of using technology to disrupt traditional publishing models, and we leverage technology and innovation in our everyday work to improve educational outcomes for children around the world. As a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading development agencies, we’re laser focused on scaling our impact to create measurable change for millions more children.

About the role

You will work directly with our partner communities, and our funding and programming partners to deliver technology-enabled education programming. You will join our management team and report to our Head of Program Services.

You will make an impact by:

  • Leading programs that enable our publishing team to create new culturally diverse and age appropriate books for our digital library
  • Leading programs that enable our technology team to create and deploy software and hardware to support education programs
  • Leading programs that enable our program services team to deliver products and services that support our partners with delivering their education programming
  • Leading the development and maintenance of strong partnerships with key stakeholders in multiple international communities
  • Developing, leading and mentoring a new team of program specialists to support the continuing growth of our international operations
  • Identifying and delivering opportunities (including responding to new funding opportunities) to create greater impact to children around the world

About you

You are an experienced senior program Indigenous professional with an exceptional working knowledge of, and relationships across, Aboriginal communities in Australia. You’ll have exceptional inter-personal skills, well-developed stakeholder relationship management skills and a flexible communication style including in multilingual environments. You will demonstrate an ability to set and achieve audacious goals, whilst working autonomously in a rapidly growing organisation with strong ambitions. Importantly, you’ll share our passion for delivering better educational outcomes for children using technology as an enabler.

Key Requirements

  1. You identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  2. Extensive experience working in remote Indigenous communities in the field of language, education delivery, literacy initiatives or community development programming
  3. Substantial experience in a Program Management role in community development or education-related environment
  4. Demonstrated and lived awareness of Indigenous and cross-cultural community needs and sensitivities related to working in a cross-cultural environment
  5. Demonstrated success in delivering a highly ambitious program of challenging projects in a fast-paced, complex environment
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead teams and manage people

What we can offer you

In addition to working at the leading edge of education technology alongside a team of highly engaged professionals you will have access to:

  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Individual learning plans to assist in your career development
  • Internal employment and development opportunities within Library for All and Save the Children
  • Friendly and highly flexible work environment
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Competitive salary + superannuation
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave options available

How to get more information

For further information about the position, please contact Pipeline Talent via phone or email for a confidential discussion, jobs@pipelinetalent.com.au using the subject line: Program Manager - Australian Indigenous Operations - Library for All enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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