NSWALC is an equal opportunity employer and especially encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for advertised positions within the NSW land rights network.

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) was established under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW).  NSWALC is a self-funding statutory authority responsible for protecting and promoting the rights and interests of the Aboriginal people of NSW.

All applicants must obtain a recruitment package containing the position description and selection criteria and address the selection criteria for their application to be considered.

Senior Programs Officer - Parramatta location

Salary Range $104,203 to $122,668 (+ 9.5% super) + other benefits
Applications from Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged

The opportunity 

The Senior Programs Officer provides advice and supports NSWALC in relation to NSWALC's programs and community benefits schemes.

The Senior Programs Officer will:

  • Liaise with a range of external stakeholders including government agencies, industry, business, non-government organisations, the Aboriginal Land Council network and community groups to support the delivery of NSWALC projects and programs that impact on, or affect, the Aboriginal Land Council network;
  • Conduct research and analysis, including the collation and management of data and information to identify issues and propose a range of options and solutions to achieve planning outcomes for the Aboriginal Land Rights Network;
  • Manage the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of NSWALC projects and programs managed by the Policy and Programs Unit;
To be successful in this role, the Senior Programs Officer will need to have:
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of the cultural practices, values and issues that affect Aboriginal people in today's society.
  • Demonstrated political acuity, diplomacy and sensitivity with local political, community and business leaders.
  • Significant experience in project management including project initiation, project planning, project
  • implementation, evaluation and managing and monitoring budgets.

About us

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is the State's peak representative body in Aboriginal affairs and aims to protect the interests and further the aspirations of its members and the broader Aboriginal community. NSWALC is a not for profit organisation.

How to apply

To apply for this position please obtain a copy of the recruitment package containing the Role Description and Success Profile by contacting Kody Boney by email: recruitment@alc.org.au or on (02) 9689 4490. Applications close 9.00AM Monday, 13 March 2017 and can be forwarded to recruitment@alc.org.au

Job Status: Ongoing (permanent) Job Reference: 0004