Senior Project Officer

The Board of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA), in partnership with the Coalition of Community Controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations (Coalition of Peaks) is urgently seeking a Senior Project Officer (SPO) who will drive the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Sector Strengthening Project under pinned by the historic National Agreement on closing the Gap entered into by all Australian Governments and the Coalition of Peaks in July 2020.The SPO will report to the NATSIHA Board and will first prepare an ambitious and robust project plan that will drive the development and delivery of the Sector Strengthening Plan for the community controlled housing sector.You must be a decisive and confident person who is task focused and possess strong people and communication/influencing capabilities.You must have excellent communication skills, be energetic and persuasive and have the highest level of ethics and integrity.  You will be a natural leader who thrives on challenges and work that makes a difference to people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia.The ideal person will have an in depth knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing sector, its key players, structure, strengths, challenges and weaknesses.  You will have strong project management and research/policy writing experience and be able to provide examples of how you have driven change and reform through collaboration, influence and leadership.This is an exciting role that will be challenging, meaningful and rewarding.A first nation's person is strongly desired to fill this role and someone who is committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples being self-determining and have knowledge, respect and support for the cultural values and practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. An attractive salary package is being offered to the right person.Please apply immediately or call me for a confidential discussion on 0439 626 393.  You are encouraged to share this job ad widely with your networks to get the word out.Position Description - Senior Policy Officer 140000 AUD Australia - ACT ACT Canberra 2902

Senior Project Officer

  • Drive the national Aboriginal and TSI housing sector strengthening project
  • Key priority within the historic National Agreement on Closing the Gap
  • Fixed term contract to 30 June 2023 - flexible work can be located anywhere

The Board of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA), in partnership with the Coalition of Community Controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations (Coalition of Peaks) is urgently seeking a Senior Project Officer (SPO) who will drive the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Sector Strengthening Project under pinned by the historic National Agreement on closing the Gap entered into by all Australian Governments and the Coalition of Peaks in July 2020.

The SPO will report to the NATSIHA Board and will first prepare an ambitious and robust project plan that will drive the development and delivery of the Sector Strengthening Plan for the community controlled housing sector.

You must be a decisive and confident person who is task focused and possess strong people and communication/influencing capabilities.

You must have excellent communication skills, be energetic and persuasive and have the highest level of ethics and integrity.  You will be a natural leader who thrives on challenges and work that makes a difference to people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia.

The ideal person will have an in depth knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing sector, its key players, structure, strengths, challenges and weaknesses.  You will have strong project management and research/policy writing experience and be able to provide examples of how you have driven change and reform through collaboration, influence and leadership.

This is an exciting role that will be challenging, meaningful and rewarding.

A first nation's person is strongly desired to fill this role and someone who is committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples being self-determining and have knowledge, respect and support for the cultural values and practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

An attractive salary package is being offered to the right person.

Please apply immediately or call me for a confidential discussion on 0439 626 393.  You are encouraged to share this job ad widely with your networks to get the word out.

Applications for this role close on 24 Sep but please don't wait until then to apply.  Call Natalie (0439 626 393) for more information about the role, the project and the structure.

  • Posted Date 10 Sep 2021
  • Location Canberra
    ACT / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary $120-130K base + 15% super, salary pckging + tools