About the NLCThe Northern Land Council (NLC) was established 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. Nearly 50 years on, we continue to serve over 50,000 Aboriginal people of the Top End and remain 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 RoleThe Wardaman IPA Coordinator will coordinate the development and management of the Wardaman Indigenous Protected Area. You will work collaboratively with Wardaman Traditional Owners, the Wardaman IPA governing committee, the Wardaman rangers, other neighbouring ranger teams and other parties, in particular pastoral stations and agricultural developments in the area. Your role is to facilitate ongoing cultural and natural resource management planning and activities for the Wardaman IPA area and deliver on the annual work plan for the IPA.ResponsibilitiesDemonstrated understanding of, and interest in, the lived experiences of Aboriginal people in the NLCDemonstrated high level cross-cultural, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively liaise, engage and coordinate across an organisation and to build productive working relationships with work colleagues, constituents and external stakeholders.Demonstrated supervisory and mentoring skills ideally in a cross cultural and/or remote setting with an ability to build, maintain and foster a positive team environment.Qualification(s) in Cultural, Natural Resource Management/Community Development and/or extensive practical experience in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management (water country knowledge and experience are an advantage).Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write reports for a range of audiences and to communicate sensitively and effectively with a range of Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.About youTo thrive in this role you will have:Demonstrated understanding of, and interest in, the lived experiences of Aboriginal people in the NLC region.Demonstrated high level cross-cultural, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively liaise, engage and coordinate across an organisation and to build productive working relationships with work colleagues, constituents and external stakeholders.Demonstrated supervisory and mentoring skills ideally in a cross cultural and/or remote setting with an ability to build, maintain and foster a positive team environment.Qualification(s) in Cultural, Natural Resource Management/Community Development and/or extensive practical experience in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management (water country knowledge and experience are an advantage).Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write reports for a range of audiences and to communicate sensitively and effectively with a range of Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.Demonstrated experience in project administration and finance management including grant writing and acquittals as well as in project coordination and implementation to effectively deliver complex projects.Remuneration and Benefits:Full-Time, Fixed Term (3 years) contractLocation: KatherineSalary: $76,431 - $89,312AllowancesFBT exempt salary packaging benefits pay13.5% superannuation contribution5 weeks annual leave & 17.5% annual leave loadingCultural knowledge and lived experience is central to the work that we do. We will apply special measures for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates.How to Apply:A full Position Description may be obtained by clicking on this vacancy on our website https://jobs.nlc.org.au/ . We ask that all applications are received through our jobs website – this will ensure that you are submitting a full application for this position. Our website also provides information about our recruitment process. If you are having any problems submitting your application please contact us on 08 8920 5140.Contact Officer: Stephen van der Mark on 0456 236 390Applications Close: Sunday, 5th February 2023 76000 AUD Katherine 0850

Wardaman IPA Coordinator

About the NLC

The Northern Land Council (NLC) was established 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. 

Nearly 50 years on, we continue to serve over 50,000 Aboriginal people of the Top End and remain 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

The Wardaman IPA Coordinator will coordinate the development and management of the Wardaman Indigenous Protected Area. You will work collaboratively with Wardaman Traditional Owners, the Wardaman IPA governing committee, the Wardaman rangers, other neighbouring ranger teams and other parties, in particular pastoral stations and agricultural developments in the area. Your role is to facilitate ongoing cultural and natural resource management planning and activities for the Wardaman IPA area and deliver on the annual work plan for the IPA.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and interest in, the lived experiences of Aboriginal people in the NLC
  • Demonstrated high level cross-cultural, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively liaise, engage and coordinate across an organisation and to build productive working relationships with work colleagues, constituents and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and mentoring skills ideally in a cross cultural and/or remote setting with an ability to build, maintain and foster a positive team environment.
  • Qualification(s) in Cultural, Natural Resource Management/Community Development and/or extensive practical experience in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management (water country knowledge and experience are an advantage).
  • Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write reports for a range of audiences and to communicate sensitively and effectively with a range of Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.


About you

To thrive in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and interest in, the lived experiences of Aboriginal people in the NLC region.
  • Demonstrated high level cross-cultural, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively liaise, engage and coordinate across an organisation and to build productive working relationships with work colleagues, constituents and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and mentoring skills ideally in a cross cultural and/or remote setting with an ability to build, maintain and foster a positive team environment.
  • Qualification(s) in Cultural, Natural Resource Management/Community Development and/or extensive practical experience in Indigenous cultural and natural resource management (water country knowledge and experience are an advantage).
  • Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write reports for a range of audiences and to communicate sensitively and effectively with a range of Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in project administration and finance management including grant writing and acquittals as well as in project coordination and implementation to effectively deliver complex projects.


Remuneration and Benefits:

  • Full-Time, Fixed Term (3 years) contract
  • Location: Katherine
  • Salary: $76,431 - $89,312
  • Allowances
  • FBT exempt salary packaging benefits pay
  • 13.5% superannuation contribution
  • 5 weeks annual leave & 17.5% annual leave loading


Cultural knowledge and lived experience is central to the work that we do. We will apply special measures for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates.

How to Apply:

A full Position Description may be obtained by clicking on this vacancy on our website https://jobs.nlc.org.au/ . We ask that all applications are received through our jobs website – this will ensure that you are submitting a full application for this position. Our website also provides information about our recruitment process. If you are having any problems submitting your application please contact us on 08 8920 5140.

Contact Officer: Stephen van der Mark on 0456 236 390

Applications Close: Sunday, 5th February 2023