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Working with SANTS

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) is based in the Adelaide CBD. SANTS is a small organisation covering a range of functions including legal services, corporate & community development and business services.

SANTS offers employees an opportunity to work for a not for profit body with a strong mission and values.  Additionally we offer:

Excellent salary and benefits packages, flexible working conditions, training and development opportunities, good work/life balance which is reflected in our family friendly policy, a number of different types of leave, including: Compassionate Leave, Parental Leave, Jury Service and Community Service Leave, Additional Leave Relating to Chronic or Serious Illness, Paid Special Leave, Ceremonial Leave and Leave Without Pay, Long Service Leave, Study Leave, Volunteer Leave

Advertised Positions

Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation Positions Vacant

Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation (NNAC) is the Peak Body representing Narungga Traditional Owners and Native Title Claimants on Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. It is set up to become the Prescribed Body Corporate once the Narungga Nation Native Title Claim has been determined, The Corporation is member – based, representing and delivering services to the common law holders of the land and waters of the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia. Its objectives are to preserve and protect the culture, heritage, and native title rights and interests of its members, and the lands and waters of spiritual significance to them.  

NNAC are seeking to fill two positions as below:

 

Business Manager
Fixed Term Full Time
The primary purpose of the Business Manager is to support the Chief Executive Officer in general business operations that will assist NNAC to establish various commercial and cultural entities for the benefit of the Narungga people.The Business Manager will assist in setting up an office for NNAC and in delivering the outcomes necessary for the recently executed “Buthera Agreement” under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.The Business Manager will also assist in delivering outcomes from new and existing Native Title Agreements including Indigenous Land Use Agreements.The Business Manager may act as the Chief Executive Officer at times.The position will initially be based between Adelaide and the Yorke Peninsula, with a plan to move the position permanently to the Yorke Peninsula as soon as possible.
This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer and requires:
•Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or equivalent professional work experience
•A minimum of two years in a similar role preferably within the community or not-for-profit sector in Australia with ssuitable experience and specialisation the Indigenous sector.
•A commitment to the NNAC’s mission and values
•A methodical approach to planning and implementation of work
•A results focus.
•Flexibility and adaptability to change
•Effective negotiation and problem-solving
•Experience in grant management and reporting
•Experience in Risk Management
•Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Australians including in native title and community aspirations and needs.
•Good written and oral communication skills including in cross-cultural and cross-sector environments.
•A current South Australian Driver’s Licence.

 

Project Officer
Fixed Term, Full Time
The primary purpose of the Project Officer is to support the Chief Executive Officer by providing project management and administration services that will assist NNAC in delivering the outcomes necessary for the recently executed “Buthera Agreement”.The Project Officer will work with the Business Manager to manage specific tasks in relation to this Agreement under the direction of the CEO.The position will initially be based between Adelaide and the Yorke Peninsula, with a plan to move the position permanently to the Yorke Peninsula as soon as possible.
This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer and requires:
•Studies towards tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or equivalent professional work experience.
•Experience in a similar role preferably within the community or not-for-profit sector in Australia with suitable experience and specialisation the Indigenous sector.
•A commitment to the NNAC’s mission and values
•Flexibility and adaptability to change
•Effective negotiation and problem-solving
•Experience in coordinating projects and project reporting
•Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Australians including in native title and community aspirations and needs.
•Good written and oral communication skills including in cross-cultural and cross-sector environments.
•A current South Australian Driver’s Licence.

 

Both roles are available as a fixed term contract of three years, with potential to renew subject to satisfactory performance against Key Performance Indicators and subject to funding.

 

We are seeking a confident, energetic, committed individuals of strong personal reputation, to work with the Boards, Aboriginal communities, Native Title sector, landholding bodies, mining sector, community services and business sectors, all tiers of government and other stakeholders, on achievement of our goals.

 

An ability and willingness to travel and work in remote locations from time to time is an essential requirement of this position.Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within tight time schedules and in accordance with variable workload demands and strong time management and organisational skills are essential to the success of this role.

 

A suitable remuneration package will be negotiated on the basis of the position and the experience level of the successful candidate, subject to available funding. A Police check and a probation period will apply.
Access to salary sacrifice may be possible should NNAC qualify for PBI status.

 

A Job Specification which provides more information is available from, and initial enquiries can be directed to, Nicole Galliford at SA Native Title Services on 08 8110 2800 on behalf of the NNAC Board of Directors Employment Sub-Committee.

 

Applications by close of business Friday, 6th July 2018 to SANTSS@nativetitlesa.org.

 

Indigenous persons with the requisite skills are encouraged to apply

General Applications

SANTS accepts general unsolicited applications for employment. We maintain a candidate pool register and all applications received will be kept in this register for 12 months from date of receipt.

Work Experience/School Based Traineeship

SANTS provides opportunities to students doing work experience placements. Anyone wishing to undertake work with SANTS in a work experience, school student or trainee capacity may apply via this website.

SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION

Applications for Advertised Positions, General Applications or School Based Traineeships can be submitted via this online form.

SUBMIT JOB APPLICATION HERE

Please indicate in the “Position Applying for” field of this form if your application is for a specific position, a general application or a school based traineeship.

 

All applications should include a cover letter and resume. Applications for specific Advertised Positions should address the selection criteria in the cover letter.

 

Cover letters should be addressed to

Ms Nicole Galliford
Business Services & Human Resources Manager
4/345 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

If you have any queries about your application, or are unable to submit your application via the online form for any reason, contact Nicole Galliford at nicoleg@nativetitlesa.org or (08) 8110 2800

 

Internships

SANTS provides opportunities for University students or graduates wishing to undergo an internship at SANTS. Students are placed via the Aurora Internship Program. The program places Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students and graduates in full-time unpaid internships for up to 6 weeks.

 

SANTS values learning and welcomes interns as valued members of the organisation during their internship.

 

To apply for a University Internship Program at SANTS, visit the Aurora Project website



 

SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual and cultural relationship with their country.
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