Position number: 474
Classification: APS6 $76,751 - $87,327
Closing date: 23/02/2018
Branch: Reef Protection
- You will have gained from personal experience an understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia including their culture and the diversity of their circumstances.
- You will be culturally aware and have experience in communicating effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and have the proven ability to work collaboratively with individuals, groups and management.
- You will be an experienced project manager preferably with knowledge and experience in Traditional Owner Land and/or Sea Country management, including agreement.
- You will be an experienced project manager with knowledge and experience in project planning, budget and contract management.
- You thrive under pressure, have an eye for detail and able to manage competing priorities.
- You enjoy being part of a cohesive, committed team.
- Liaise, consult and negotiate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including Traditional Owner groups, Native Title Representative Bodies and government agencies, to facilitate appropriate Traditional Owner involvement in Marine Park management.
- Manage projects, and participate in or lead project teams, to develop, implement and monitor contracts in partnership with Traditional Owners for the delivery of Traditional Use of Marine Resource Agreements and/or other Marine Park policies and plans.
- Report and provide advice to management on Traditional Owner issues relevant to Marine Park management and on culturally appropriate approaches to Sea Country and Marine Park planning.
- Contribute to and build organisational Traditional Owner knowledge by building and nurturing internal and external relationships to assist the Authority in delivering its goals and objectives.
- Contribute to delivering the Authority’s corporate objectives and actively participate, as part of a committed team member, to the Policy and Planning section’s work.
Eligibility requirements & qualifications
- Be Australian citizens to be eligible for engagement.
- Be able to obtain and maintain a BASELINE security clearance; failure to do so will result in termination of employment.
- Have a current unrestricted Queensland Drivers Licence (preferably 4-wheel drive experience).
- This position is an identified position and is one in which part or all of the duties involve extensive engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Indigenous communities or their representatives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Non-Indigenous applicants applying for this Identified position must supply a reference from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, group or organisation.
- Project Management qualifications or equivalent experience.
- Experience and understanding of Marine Park management, including traditional natural resource use and practices.
- Experience in contract management and working within legislative frameworks.
- Identifies and uses resources wisely through operational planning
- Applies and builds business management expertise and decision making
- Responds positively to change including incident and risk management.
- Listens to, understands and recognises the needs of a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, community groups and government departments
- Nurtures relationships by consulting sensitively
- Listens, understands and adapts to audience when liaising with a communities and government agencies
- Provides advice in a timely manner including producing written briefings and reports.
PLEASE NOTE: The panel will not consider additional information such as a cover letter or content exceeding the word limit.
For more information please contact:
John Tapim - 07 4750 0719
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