Chief Executive Officer (Identified)

Job No: 140418
Location: Tennant Creek

  • Exciting leadership opportunity to lead and manage a health program with huge impact in remote NT!
  • This is an Aboriginal identified position, however, applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 
  • Subsidised Furnished accommodation (family-friendly) and negotiable relocation assistance!
  • Amazing benefits including 6 weeks of annual leave, free gym membership and free general dentistry.

Experience cultural connection driven by passion, professionalism and the drive to make a difference.

About the Organisation

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (Anyinginyi) is a growing multi-disciplinary organisation that provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Anyinginyi consists of five different sections covering a wide array of services such as clinical care and social and emotional well being, health promotions, sports and active lifestyle and administrative services. This diversity allows for a holistic approach to health, ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and well-being is given the utmost priority.

Anyinginyi's values inform everything they do:

  • Passion: Be surrounded by like-mind people passionate about remote Aboriginal healthcare.
  • Opportunity: Progress your career with experience you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Cultural Connection: Build meaningful connections at work, in the community and with culture surrounding Tenant Creek. Be supported by kind, caring, professional team members.
  • Change: Be a part of an organisation enacting real social change to close the gap between Aboriginal and non-indigenous health and opportunity.
  • Professionalism: Work within a culture of quality and best practice with industry authority.

About the Opportunity 

Anyinginyi now has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer to join their team in Tennant Creek, NT on a full-time basis. 

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, you will lead and manage Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation with integrity and with the resources provided, to deliver the best possible health outcomes for the Aboriginal communities of the Barkly Region and surrounding communities. 

You will manage all functions of Anyinginyi Health, including strategic direction and vision, resource management, and program quality assurance. 

Core duties:

  • Board Relations:
    • Provide Board members with relevant information, high-level advice and training
    • Facilitate appropriate and effective interface between the Board and corporation
    • Ensure any significant decisions that relate to the organisation, governance or relationship with stakeholders are understood and authorised by the Board of Directors
  • Strategic Direction and Vision:

    • Identify priority health needs within the community;
    • Define strategies, targets and outcome measures in support of strategic plans and program funding
    • Develop long term plans for organisation development and growth
  • Resource Management:

    • Ensure the most effective use of all resources to meet the changing needs of the community and staff
    • Actively seek funding sources to maintain and increase the organisation’s resource base
  • Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance:
    • Oversee ongoing organisational and clinical accreditation and quality systems
    • Ensure achievement of operational management targets, evaluate outcomes against standards and implement improvements.

For more information, view the full position description here.

Please note: This position is designated Indigenous under Section 57 of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act and Special Provisions of the Commonwealth Racial Discrimination Act 1957. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander men and women are encouraged to apply. However, Anyinginyi welcomes applicants of all backgrounds provided you possess a strong understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

About You

To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated Executive leadership experience to successfully manage a diverse workforce and drive high-level results across all areas of the organisation. 

A formal qualification in Management, Business or a related field will greatly help you succeed in this role. 

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of First Nations people, as well as experience working with Aboriginal people either directly or in an organisation. The ability to show empathy and understanding when working with stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds will be vital to your success.

A true team player, you will be invested in the professional development of their staff and frequently shares knowledge and skills with other team members for the benefit of the organisation.

Please note: An Australian Drivers License, willingness to undergo a National Police Clearance and currently hold or be willing to obtain a current Ochre Card (Working with Children) is required.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a proven background in Aboriginal organisational leadership to take on an exciting leadership position in one of the most unique and remote settings in Australia!  

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive remuneration package, negotiable based on experience and skills. 

Anyinginyi also offers a host of additional benefits to further increase your take-home pay, including:

  • 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading;
  • Salary sacrificing up to $15,899.94 p/a;
  • Subsidised furnished rental accommodation (family-friendly) is available for candidates who are relocating;
  • Annual remote retention allowance of $750;
  • Negotiable relocation assistance;
  • Corporate vehicle for personal use;
  • Mobile phone;
  • 2 x $1000 for FOIL benefit $2000 annually;
  • 2 weeks paid Study leave up to $5,000 annually;
  • Free general dentistry (excluding laboratory work);
  • Free gym membership; and
  • Free medical prescriptions.  

If you are relocating with family or as a couple, Anyinginyi will provide support in securing job opportunities in Tenant Creek.

So what are you waiting for? If you think you have what it takes to join the Anyinginyi team and are ready for your next big adventure - Apply Now!

About life in Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is located between Katherine and Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway in the Barkly Region. With a population of around 3,500 people, it is the fifth largest town in the Northern Territory and the Barkly region covers an area larger than Victoria or New Zealand.

Year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage, but is a remarkable community to set up home in! Once known as a rough and tumble droving town, it now offers all the amenities you would need to set up a relaxing new lifestyle, including a major regional hospital, a university, schools, shops and a supermarket, accommodation, bars, clubs and restaurants, banking facilities, sporting clubs and an airport.

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