Executive Manager - Corporate Services

Job No: 94876
Location: Tennant Creek, NT

  • Pivotal executive role managing corporate services function within well-respected Aboriginal corporation
  • Excellent salary package circa $130,000 + super commensurate with skills and experience
  • Range of amazing benefits, including relocation assistance, subsidised housing and more

About Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC)

Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC) is an Aboriginal community service organisation governed by Julalikari Council, an elected body representing the Aboriginal community of Tennant Creek, NT. JCAC’s constitution directs the operations of the organisation with a general strategy to alleviate poverty and improve the well-being of the Aboriginal community of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Julalikari Council has a deep commitment to Aboriginal participation in the design and delivery of its programs and services. This has helped JCAC pioneer the design and delivery of many programs which are now adopted by governments and other Aboriginal service providers across Australia.

As the largest employer in the Barkly region, offering CDP to over 1,200 people in the region - this is one of the success stories of Aboriginal organisations across Australia.

About the Opportunity

JCAC now has an exciting senior leadership opportunity for an Executive Manager - Corporate Services to join their team on a full-time basis. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, this person provides visionary and effective leadership to the Corporate Services department. You will lead a professional team providing high quality corporate support within Julalikari, ensuring these services are provided within budget and complying with relevant statutory obligations.

Reporting to the CEO, your key deliverables will include:

  • Preparing Julalikari's corporate business plan and risk management systems;
  • Leading the organisation in the delivery of quality human resource services and values, including change management;
  • Leading the development and implementation of asset management strategies supported by asset and property management policies and systems;
  • Managing JCAC's property management contract with the NT government;
  • Reviewing and maintaining an up to date knowledge of Julalikari’s needs in the area of IT in general; and
  • Providing effective leadership of the HSE and finance functions across the organisation. 

To be considered for this role you will have tertiary qualifications in business, management, human resources, risk management or similar and considerable experience working with Indigenous Australians in a senior management capacity, ideally within a community-based organisation. A strong understanding of human resource functions including recruitment, HSE, quality systems and people management is required.

The ideal candidate will also hold a CPA or Accounting qualification.

JCAC is looking for a highly professional, strategic, goal-orientated individual who will remain focused on the overall goals of the organisation whilst still taking a creative and innovative approach in identifying new business opportunities. You will be a measured and considered person who has genuine, engaging leadership skills and the ability to lead a large team without getting involved in petty arguments or politics. 

A sensitivity to and empathy for, social, economic and environmental factors facing Indigenous people and/or remote communities is also a must for this position. 

A current driver's licence, NT Police Criminal History Check and an Ochre Card (Working with Children Check) is essential to be considered for this role.  

To view the full position description, please click here. 

About the Benefits

If you're a driven leader with good commercial acumen looking for a challenging new opportunity in 2018 - this could be the role for you!

You will be rewarded for your dedication, passion and commitment with a competitive salary package circa $130,000 plus super (negotiable based on qualifications and experience). You will also have access to a huge range of benefits including:

  • Access to a 3 bedroom, air-conditioned, furnished house with 50% subsidised rent;
  • Retention bonus (negotiable);
  • 5 weeks leave;
  • TOIL;
  • Relocations assistance (negotiable)

This opportunity won't last long. If you want to be a part of one of Australia's great Indigenous success stories - Apply Now. 

About Tennant Creek, NT

Tennant Creek is a township of about 3,500 people, located 500 km north of Alice Springs and 1,000 kilometres south of Darwin. It’s a place shaped by Aboriginal culture, gold mining and pastoralism. The surrounding area is called the Barkly Tablelands, a region roughly the size of the United Kingdom, and characterised by wide grassy plains, endless blue sky and massive cattle stations.

The traditional owners of the area surrounding Tennant Creek are the Warumungu people and their culture is very much alive and well, with Aboriginal people making up approximately 60% of the population, and over ten language groups represented in the town. Their stories are showcased in one of Australia's finest cultural centres, Nyinkka Nyunyu. Tennant Creek has developed from its rough, tough droving and gold mining days into a modern town with shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, a major regional hospital, schools and banking facilities.

The recent expansion of the mining industry in the region has largely been on Aboriginal land, meaning that there are now exciting and challenging opportunities for training, employment and economic development. This includes opportunities for increased tourism in the recently established national parks in the region and the resurgence of cultural events such as the Desert Harmony Week each year.

Get ready to be challenged and rewarded when you join this dynamic organisation! Apply Now! 

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