Taungurung Land and Waters Council

The Taungurung Community leads the long-term direction of the Taungurung Nation, the Community and Culture division of TLaWC provide a key conduit to community members in understanding the objectives of the Taungurung community.

This division overseas all cultural programs, from cultural awareness training, the Language reference group, the Elders advisory group, the preservation and sharing of cultural knowledge and community benefit programs.

The Project Officer will take responsibility for a range of allocated projects and manage them in accordance with corporate goals and objectives, as well as undertaking administrative support functions as the need arises.

Based in Broadford

Key Duties

  • Provide administration support for the Elders and Language group
  • Prepare, monitor and report against project plans, and ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope
  • Monitor funding agreements and prepare such reports as may be required to fulfil the funding conditions of funding bodies
  • Engage with a range of external stakeholders and participate as necessary in committees, workshops and dialogues that will contribute to Taungurung recognition, opportunity and influence
  • Ensure that there is a project plan in place for every project
  • Develop an excellent mechanism for recording, monitoring and reporting against project plans

Key Selection Criteria

Essential capacities

  • Project management skills, including an ability to develop project plans
  • Demonstrated organisational skills to coordinate multiple projects and prioritise required outcomes
  • Financial and budget management experience
  • High level oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to liaise and negotiate across a range of agencies
  • An aptitude for administrative functions (organising, documenting and planning)

Personal Attributes

  • Good professional judgment and confident decision-making in relation to core duties
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in relation to sensitive information
  • A strong work ethic and an ability to attend to duties without constant supervision and direction
  • Resilience
  • Emotional intelligence

To work with TLaWC applicants must have

  • An understanding of the importance of country to traditional Owners and the recognition of Taungurung as Traditional Owners
  • An ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Traditional Owners
  • A commitment to Aboriginal self determination
  • Adherence to the code of conduct

Applications close 31 January.

To apply for this job, please email your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by clicking on the link below.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@taungurung.com.au.