Executive Manager – Research and Advocacy
Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI)
Fixed Term 2 Years | Canberra or Brisbane Location
About the organisation
The Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) is an Indigenous-led national centre specialising in governance, knowledge and excellence. AIGI support the economic, social and cultural aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by connecting them with world-class governance practice, research, thought leadership and educational resources.
AIGI is governed by a Board of Directors and the role will be required to undertake research and development projects as directed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Research will collaborate with the Australian National University and other stakeholders.
About the role
This position will report to the CEO of AIGI and will have broad ranging executive level accountabilities. Specifically, the role encompasses:
This role will attract high level strategic thinkers with strong academic track records and deep connections in the academic and Indigenous sectors. It requires an experienced leader with sound research and relevant professional capabilities.
To be successful in this role you will be academically accomplished, articulate and energetic. You will bring with you a wealth of knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures, and a proven ability to engage with Traditional Owners and build Aboriginal community capacity. Your understanding of State and national policy frameworks, the academic environment, government process and good governance has been gained through working in a leadership position.
What we can offer you
Using the information provided about the role, your application should include a short ‘pitch’ covering a statement of claims – this is to be no longer than 2 pages. The statement of claims should draw out why you are interested in the role, what you can offer the organisation, your skill set, relevant career history and achievements, and your leadership attributes.
How to apply
All applications must be made in writing and include the following:
Applications are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading “AIGI – Executive Manager Research and Advocacy” in the subject line.
Applications must be received by 5pm Monday 17 February 2020.
Unfortunately, late submissions will not be accepted.
How to get more information
For further information on the position, please contact Pipeline Talent via phone or email for a confidential discussion
email@example.com 02 8001 6603.