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PBC Capacity & Economic Development Project Officer

Organisation : CLCAC

Location : QLD Regional (Cairns)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Development, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : CLCAC

CLCAC was established over 38 years ago in Burketown to represent the rights & interests of Traditional Owners. Our members are drawn from nine language groups whose traditional lands & waters are located in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. As the recognised Native Title Service Body for the Southern Gulf of Carpentaria region, CLCAC performs statutory functions in accordance with the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993. An elected Board determines the Organisation’s priorities and monitors the progress of native title applications and oversees operational activities and general governance.

 

CLCAC supports native title, Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) Economic Development, Land & Environment and Indigenous Ranger programs in Burketown, Normanton, Gregory & Mornington Island. 

 

Our vision is to be the leader of sustainable indigenous community development in the lower Gulf region where our people are self-determined and empowered to take control of country, culture and their economic future. Our core values include Unity, Leadership, Integrity and Commitment.

About the role

Under the direction of the Capacity and Economic Development Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating and driving Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) capacity building and business development support projects, as well as native title, future act and cultural heritage activities, in a professional and timely manner.

 

The successful applicant for this role will be someone with relevant tertiary level qualifications, who is dynamic, relationship and outcome focused with excellent communication skills and who shares our core values. Your work will support our vision and contribute to the delivery of our key objectives. 

We require the assistance of a dynamic PBC Capacity & Economic Development Project Officer to join our team. This position will be responsible for:

 

  • Assisting with ensuring PBCs have provided instructions to legal representatives in relation to the preparation of objections and responses to notifications received under the future act regime of the Native Title Act 1993;
  • Providing project management assistance to native title claim groups and PBC’s;
  • Supporting PBC’s to implement appropriate governance frameworks;
  • Preparing proposals, submissions and grant applications as required.
  • Aiding the coordination of cultural heritage surveys in response to mining and other economic proposals;
  • Assisting with implementing economic development, business development, capacity building and governance initiatives;
  • Undertaking consultations with Traditional Owners and key stakeholders;
  • Completing research tasks and draft correspondence as requested; and

 

The ideal person for this role will be someone who is a flexible problem solver; can manage multiple projects; is relationship and outcome focused; has some experience in working with Traditional Owner groups accompanied by excellent written and communication skills.

 

What We Offer:

This is a full-time position based in Cairns, with some travel throughout the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria region. 

  • Salary Range of up to $87,464 per annum pending qualifications and experience; 
  • The CLCAC is a Private Benevolent Institution: Salary Sacrifice arrangements and Meal Entertainment Benefits are available.
  • Leave entitlements will include 5 weeks annual leave.

 

To Apply: 

To be considered for this role applications must be submitted directly to hr@clcac.com.au by the closing date and must include: 

  1. A covering letter (1 page only); 
  2. A separate attachment outlining your experience against the Selection Criteria (no longer than 2 pages); and 
  3. A current resume, including the names and contact details of at least two referees (no longer than 4 pages). 

 

Selection Criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field of study either in Business, Law, Social Sciences and/or Australian Indigenous Studies;
  2. Demonstrated knowledge or understanding of the Native Title Act 1993 and Prescribed Body Corporate operating environments;
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous people preferably of the Southern Gulf of Carpentaria and capacity to effectively engage a variety of key stakeholders including Indigenous people and government agencies;
  4. Demonstrated end-to-end project management and proven time management and organisational skills;
  5. Demonstrated commitment to, Indigenous economic development and capacity building with an ability to identify and facilitate development opportunities; and
  6. Strong analytical and written skills including the ability to complete quality reports and grant applications.

 

Please ensure your application is marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and addressed to: 

Bronwyn Morgan

HR, OHS Compliance and Training Coordinator

PO Box 6662 

Cairns QLD 4870 

 

Or email to: hr@clcac.com.au

 

Applications close 5pm AEST Monday 4 July 2022 

 

To obtain a copy of the full Position Description please contact Bronwyn Morgan on 07 4041 3833. 

How to apply

Please ensure your application is marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and addressed to: 

Bronwyn Morgan

HR, OHS Compliance and Training Coordinator

PO Box 6662 

Cairns QLD 4870 

 

Or email to: hr@clcac.com.au

 

Applications close 5pm AEST Monday 4 July 2022 

 

To obtain a copy of the full Position Description please contact Bronwyn Morgan on 07 4041 3833. 

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Please quote in application: PBC Capacity & Economic Development Project Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Community_Development, #Indigenous
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