NSW Aboriginal Land Council
General Manager, NSW Housing Ltd
You must be able to identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to be considered for this role.
Ongoing Appointment | Sydney Based | Attractive Salary Packaging Options
NSWALC Housing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC). NSWALC is a self-funding statutory authority, governed by a democratically elected Council (established under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act ), and is responsible for protecting and promoting the rights and interests of Aboriginal people in NSW. NSWALC acts to ensure a better future for Aboriginal people by working for the return of culturally significant and economically viable land, pursuing cultural, social and economic independence for its people and being politically pro-active and voicing the position of Aboriginal people on issues that affect them.
The Aboriginal Land Council network operates as a two-tiered system consisting of NSWALC (including Zone Offices) and 120 Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs).
Access to secure, affordable, appropriate housing contributes to improved outcomes for Aboriginal people. We need more social, affordable and private market housing and more of it needs to be delivered and/or managed by Aboriginal providers. Service provision by Aboriginal organisations strengthens self-determination and brings additional benefits because Aboriginal organisations are better at culturally appropriate service delivery.
NSWALC Housing has been established with a strong focus on the growth of Aboriginal housing. Across both the Aboriginal and general housing sectors, NSWALC Housing will also:
The General Manager has accountability for leading the team that will establish NSWALC Housing’s initial operations and early growth. They will drive implementation of NSWALC Housing Strategic Growth and Business Plan, including playing a pivotal role in developing NSWALC Housing’s capacity to deliver housing services. The General Manager will be the public face of NSWALC Housing in its early years. They will be responsible for guiding overall activities and reporting results to internal and external stakeholders, including the NSWALC Housing Board, NSWALC and its elected Council, and various government agencies. The General Manager is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient administration of NSWALC Housing and will be required to undertake extensive stakeholder engagement and negotiate partnerships to support the work of the company.
The General Manager will manage the company’s people together with the allocated operating budget and will provide regular comprehensive financial and operational reports to the Board and NSWALC Council in accordance with NSWALC enterprise governance policies and directions. They will also ensure that all NSWALC Housing team members have in place and adhere to appropriate policies for the efficient management of their activities, the probity of all financial and contractual transactions, and the most efficient application of funds allocated to the company.
They will be required to maintain effective relationships with Aboriginal communities across NSW, including the LALCs.
Key Outcomes / Accountabilities for the General Manager are:
You will be experienced in working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities and will have experience across a broad range business development and leadership functions. To be successful in this important role you will be:
You will also have:
Success in the role will be achieved by demonstrating the following technical skills, knowledge and behaviours:
You will also need to Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and be able to confirm your cultural identity if required.
What we can offer you
How to apply
Your application should include:
Applications must be received by 5pm Monday 16 March 2020
Late submissions will not be accepted.
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