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2020/007 Regional Manager, Operations and Delivery, (Various Locations), SES Band 1, National Indigenous Australians Agency

2020/007 Regional Manager, Operations and Delivery, (Various Locations), SES Band 1, National Indigenous Australians Agency

Regional Managers play a significant leadership role in shaping, driving and delivering outcomes in regions across Australia to achieve results against the Government’s key Indigenous Affairs priorities. The Government is focused on making sure that efforts are effectively targeted to the positive impact that education, employment, economic development, social participation and healthy, safe communities have on the future success of individuals, families and communities as a whole.


Regional Managers will be focused on a transformation agenda that will ensure the NIAA continues to support and enable the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through innovative place-based solutions and economic development.


Regional Managers are skilled leaders who are agile and responsive, able to identify issues and implement solutions based on strong understanding of the regional context and Indigenous affairs more broadly. Regional Managers influence and manage change as well as a dispersed and diverse workforce who work across a wide geographic region.


Regional Managers are accountable for engaging with stakeholders to co-design and commission practical action that addresses community needs whilst managing providers to ensure they deliver on program intent. Regional Managers are also responsible for driving continuous improvement and capability development within regions.


Regional Manager have strong leadership skills, engagement skills and the ability to cultivate productive working relationships across a broad spectrum of stakeholders including the Minister for Indigenous Australians, governments, Indigenous leaders, business and community organisations will be key.


Regional Managers lead the Commonwealth effort in metropolitan, regional and remote communities to maximise collective impact and improve the transparency and responsiveness of Government. It is pivotal that Regional Managers are a self-aware leader who is culturally competent and have a record of accomplishment in engaging and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.


A merit pool will be created that will be valid for a period of 12 months from the date of advertisement and will be used to fill similar vacancies across NSW, NT, QLD, SA, VIC and WA locations.


All applications need to be submitted directly to the agency via:,CurBID

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