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Aboriginal Partnerships Officer - Identified

About the role

The Aboriginal Partnerships Officer provides advice and project management support to contribute to the development and implementation of Aboriginal Partnerships projects, strategies, and initiatives, in partnership with, Aboriginal communities that improve economic and social outcomes for Aboriginal people in regional NSW.

Some exciting aspects of this role include:
In conjunction with key local Aboriginal community representatives, co-design solutions that utilise NSW Government programs to increase economic participation, grow employment, improve skills, employability and improve services for Aboriginal people.
Implement culturally appropriate Aboriginal Partnerships framework across government agencies to connect capacity building in non-Aboriginal organisations and support the pipeline of Aboriginal employment and training pathways.
Create and support new opportunities in regional economies and access to markets through Aboriginal economic participation, education and skills development into government and private sector priorities including the Defence supply chain across Illawarra Shoalhaven.

About You

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, allowing you to maintain the confidence and support of stakeholders through the delivery of critical projects across the cluster.
You thrive in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment and are confident in exercising autonomy when responding to and resolving sensitive issues.

Essential requirements

Applicants must be of Aboriginal descent, identify as being Aboriginal and accepted in the community as such.
Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal people and their communities, government organisations and key Aboriginal stakeholders, with the ability to communicate across cultures.
Knowledge, respect and understanding of Aboriginal cultural matters.
Current NSW drivers licence.

If you have the capability to achieve success in this role and are interested in creating a more prosperous regional NSW, we would love to hear from you!

You can also view the role description here.

Application Closing Date: 14 July 2022 at 11:55pm
new south wales, NSW, AU