Project Officer (R80) - Full Time Continuous Contract

Opening: Jan 8, 2021
Closing: Jan 24, 2021
Location: Tennant Creek, NT
Salary: ASO5, $67,912-$72,011pa + entitlements

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our small Tennant Creek based team and have a real impact on the successful management of NLC projects and programs across the Borroloola Barkly region.

The Project Officer is responsible for the effective implementation and on-going management of NLC projects and programs within the Borroloola Barkly region, including the provision of logistical and administrative support.

The successful applicant will be required to assist with consultations, provide advice and seek instructions from Traditional Owners and other Aboriginal groups, relating to development activities and the use and management of Aboriginal land.

Demonstrated leadership and knowledge of working in a field based operation, with the capability to harness staff resources to plan and manage project activities to a high standard, as well as proficiency in the use of IT systems is essential. 

Applicants should possess cross-cultural competencies and strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage professionally, maintain confidentiality and develop productive work relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Significant travel using 4WD vehicles is involved so possession of a ‘C’ class drivers licence and ability to safely drive 4WD drive vehicles is essential, as is a willingness to undertake travel to and within remote locations.

The Northern Land Council (NLC) provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and other entitlements.

Contact person: Sharon Hillen 08 8971 9822

Applications close Sunday, 24th January 2021 

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NLC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.