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Director, Aboriginal Melbourne

Hays Policy & Strategy

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The Aboriginal Melbourne Branch seeks to underpin and support this Council's commitment to the progression of Aboriginal involvement in all aspects of the life of the City and the workings of Council. Partnering with residents, visitors, agencies, State Government, businesses and not for profit organisations across the municipality to build Aboriginal capacity, involvement and support.

Your new role
The Director, Aboriginal Melbourne is tasked with;

  • Leading, managing and supporting an integrated approach to the progression of Aboriginal involvement in all aspects of the life of the City and the workings of Council,
  • Leading the development of strategy, policy and programs relevant to the areas of Aboriginal reconciliation and cultural heritage.
  • Developing a policy framework, governance structures and administrative processes that support the integrated implementation of Aboriginal engagement and thinking.
  • Drive the integration and delivery of Aboriginal cultural, social, environmental and economic values in order that these objectives are realised at various scales throughout the organisation.
  • Ensure high quality management and engagement with stakeholders to form effective networks on an individual and collective basis to build collaborative partnerships.
  • Provide strategic advice on Aboriginal matters to the Council, CEO and the Executive Leadership Team influencing, educating and supporting them in their roles as ambassadors for the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed
As a successful applicant you will have;

  • Qualifications in a relevant degree and a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and the ability to communicate effectively with Traditional Owner Groups and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team to achieve high performance outcomes with strong coaching skills to develop team capabilities, team cohesion and the ability to effectively manage conflict and under performance.
  • Significant experience and proven ability to engage with Melbourne based Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals to foster productive and harmonious working relationships
  • Significant experience in implementing cultural protocols and providing cultural expertise within a large organisation

What you'll get in return
In this position you will be give the opportunity to take forward, progress and enhance the Aboriginal community and this leading Council's relationship and involvement. At a senior executive, managing a team of 14 and huge visibility internally and externally - this is not an opportunity to be missed.

What you need to do now
Candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.
If interested in this role, send an up-to-date copy of your CV, in word form, to Liam.Beattie@Hays.com.au or call 03 9604 9507. Should this opportunity not be quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
26 Oct 2021
Government, Emergency & Defence
Above avg.
$200k - $250k+
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Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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