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CDP Site Manager

Job No: 119657
Location: Tiwi Islands

  • Are you an experienced Community Development Program Manager looking to take the next step in your career?
  • Take on this exciting and challenging role in one of Australia's most beautiful and remote areas!
  • Join an exceptional NFP dedicated to strengthening the local community through training and employment.
  • Generous remuneration package circa $79,000 (dependent on skills and experience) plus super!
  • Be rewarded with $15,900 of salary sacrifice options, subsidised accommodation with all amenities provided and 6 weeks annual leave!

About the Organisation

The Tiwi Islands Training and Employment Board (TITEB) was established by the Tiwi Land Council to coordinate all training and employment activities on the Tiwi Islands. TITEB is owned and managed by a Tiwi Board of Directors, with offices in Wurrumiyanga, Milikapiti & Pirlangimpi and Darwin.

TITEB is nationally registered as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO #4742) under the Australian Quality Training Framework.

TITEB is committed to strengthening the Tiwi community and economy through life-long training and employment. TITEB members and staff provide a vital link between stakeholders, businesses, employers and job seekers on the Tiwi Islands, encouraging all Tiwi to come in and talk to us about their ideas and dreams for the future.

Learn more about TITEB here.

About the Opportunity

TITEB now has an opportunity for a full-time Community Development Program (CDP) Site Manager to join the team on the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory.

Reporting directly to the CDP Manager, you will primarily be responsible for providing effective leadership of CDP activities and implementation of activities/projects that meet community needs and are compliant with the CDP program requirements.

Work for the dole program activities include: welding, collecting rubbish, workshop tasks, weaving, painting and the school meals program.

As CDP Manager for the Milikapiti site, your day-to-day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Developing and managing a broad range of activities/projects/small enterprises and allocating adequate resources;
  • Ensuring all activities are compliant and meet CDP contractual obligations;
  • Defining the scope of the activities/projects in collaboration with senior management and developing budgets around this; and
  • Promoting employment programs to customers, families, staff, support groups and service agencies.

Your direct report includes an employment consultant that manages the day to day running of the programs and participants.

About You

TITEB is looking for a resilient, driven and organised candidate who has experience managing and leading teams. Experience in employment or community services programs is a must. Relevant trade qualifications in building and construction will be highly regarded.

Your high-level working knowledge of the CDP contractual obligations and a demonstrated ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures as they relate to the employments and Community Service Program is preferred to be successful in this role. The ideal candidate will have a knowledge and appreciation of Indigenous societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous people.

Most importantly, TITEB is looking for a candidate that is resilient and adaptable to the challenges of living and working remotely, with team-oriented focus and the drive to grow the organisation.

Please note: All applicants must possess a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence a Working with Children's Check and be prepared to undergo a Criminal History check.

About the Benefits

This is an opportunity to manage a site and provide comprehensive and effective programs and activities to the community. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful locations in remote Australia! 

TITEB will reward the successful candidate with a generously attractive remuneration package circa $79,000 (dependent on skills and experience) plus super, $15,900 of salary sacrifice options, subsidised accommodation with all amenities provided and 6 weeks annual leave!

You will have the pleasure of remote living in a stunning location with the access to all amenities provided by metropolitan Australia, with major supermarket chains making deliveries to the island from Darwin (only a 20min flight or 2.5 hour ferry away!)

This is an opportunity to be instrumental in making a difference in the training, education and employment outcomes for Indigenous peoples in remote Australia.

Opportunities like this only come around once in a lifetime, and get snapped up quickly - what are you waiting for? Apply Now!


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