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• Leadership opportunity with a growing not-for-profit organisation
• Based in Darwin with regular travel to West Arnhem
• $129,962.72 – $137,271.02 + 11% super & generous salary packaging benefits available + Relocation Assistance


About Us

Children’s Ground is working to create an environment where families realise their aspirations for the next generation of children to be free from trauma and suffering, enjoy equity and safety, be able to grow into adulthood happy and healthy, and have agency over their social, cultural, political and economic life.

About the Job

The position directs the development and implementation of Children’s Ground operations in the Top End. The role has responsibility for leading the Top End’s Strategic and Operational plans to support our First Nations communities through governance, compliance and systems.

About You

The successful candidate will possess a qualification relevant to the work of Children’s Ground and have substantial experience and understanding of community development and empowerment. You will have strong knowledge of First Nations justice and experience with working with First Nations families.

As Regional Director, you will need to be an innovative and strategic thinker with a proven track record of successfully growing a sustainable operation with First Nations people and Elders. You will work to ensure Children’s Grounds directions and responsibilities are aligned with local aspirations.

You will need to work closely with local Governance to lead and implement the Children’s Ground Top End strategic plan and oversee community engagement planning to facilitate growth within the region. Your ability to lead, manage and supervise teams and bring out the best in people will also enable you to succeed in this role.

How to Apply

Please apply via – SEEK where you will be asked to upload a cover letter with a response to each of the key selection criteria contained in the position description, along with your resume.

Applications to be received by 5pm Friday 3rd May 2024.

Position Description

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