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IT Manager

Job No: 110039
Location: Western Desert Region

  • Unique opportunity to bring your IT expertise to a pioneering Indigenous-owned media organisation!
  • Attractive salary circa $70,000 PLUS 12.5% super, remote location allowance, furnished accommodation with utilities & annual airfares!
  • Enjoy 4 weeks annual leave + 4 weeks additional leave!

About the Organisation

Ngaanyatjarra Media (NG Media) is a thriving Indigenous-owned media organisation that was established in 1992; it produces film and music, together with providing radio broadcast services via 14 radio stations based in remote communities across 250,000km of the Western Desert region of Western Australia.

Programs created in their purpose built media centre are in high demand, and the company has a reputation for being a leader in the use of new platforms and media technologies. NG Media employs over 35 Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who work closely together to share stories across the nation.

If you'd like to learn more about NG Media, you can view the website here.

About the Opportunity

NG Media now has an exciting opportunity for an IT Manager to join their team in the Western Desert region of WA. This is a full-time position, ideally commencing in July 2019.

Reporting to the General Manager, this position is primarily responsible for overseeing the maintenance of the IT systems of the organisation.

More specifically, some of your key deliverables will include:

  • Maintaining office IT systems (Mac + Windows + Unix-based gateway);
  • Maintaining remote media centres (approximately 100 computers);
  • Maintaining broadcasting equipment;
  • Carrying out general day-to-day troubleshooting and office support;
  • Developing interesting IT projects;
  • Overseeing the procurement and deployment of IT equipment to remote communities; and
  • Reporting on current projects. 

About You

The successful candidate will possess experience in a similar IT management capacity, with an interest in radio, film, photography and music.

Ngaanyatjarra Media is looking for a patient and resilient individual, who is motivated and able to perform in an autonomous environment.

Excellent engagement and interpersonal skills will be key in this position, including the ability to effectively communicate in a cross-cultural setting. Knowledge and understanding of political, social and economic factors affecting Aboriginal people would be a huge benefit, along with the ability to live and work in a remote and alcohol-free community.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

This is a unique opportunity for an IT professional to join a close-knit team of dedicated media practitioners and trainers while living in a spectacular region of Australia that most people never get the chance to see.

The successful applicant will enjoy an attractive remuneration circa $70,000 plus 12.5% super!

In addition, Ngaanyatjarra Media will provide a range of benefits including:

  • Furnished accommodation and utilities;
  • Remote location allowance of $4,133;
  • 4WD vehicle;
  • 4 weeks annual leave plus 4 weeks additional leave;
  • AND annual airfares of $1,275!

If you love a challenge, thrive on a busy and varied schedule, and would love the chance to make a positive difference in a remote Aboriginal community, this is the opportunity for you.

If you're looking to utilise your IT skills and knowledge within a rewarding and fulfilling career opportunity - Apply Now!

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