Aboriginal Relationship Manager -South Australia

Aboriginal Community Housing Limited (ACHL) is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community housing organisation that manages properties across Australia, with an aim to provide culturally appropriate property and tenancy management nationally. We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated, and passionate leader who will be responsible for driving business growth in South Australia through managing and building partnerships and stakeholder relationships in the region. You will: Engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, sector organisations, agencies and individuals in South Australia to support the expansion of ACHLManage partnerships and stakeholder relationships to support growthIdentify and secure diverse business growth opportunities in South AustraliaWork with the colleagues across CHL to develop workplans, project plans and procedures to support implementation of the ACHL Strategic Business PlanParticipate in the management of projects and operations  What will success look like?You will be enthusiastic to represent ACHL’s vision and mission in South Australia, including an appreciation and knowledge of the diverse contexts and communities in which ACHL will operate. In addition, you will have demonstrated experience working with and strong networks with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people, agencies and partner organisations in the region. You will also have: The ability to communicate, negotiate, and influence with a range of stakeholdersThe ability to foster strong relationships with stakeholders that are critical to ensuring ACHL’s objectivesA positive attitude when working towards achieving deliverablesConfidence and experience to resolve day-to-day problems and remaining calm if unexpected circumstances ariseKnowledge of working environment to facilitate various perspectives to develop strategies, plans, and team goalsThe ability to work independently as part of a wider team and adapt in a fast-paced environmentA commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housing.This is an Identified position. ACHL considers that being an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s14 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander, and be accepted in the community as such. In return we offer a competitive salary, cultural and ceremonial leave, access to ongoing opportunities for professional development, and a range of other excellent benefits. For more information about working with The CHL Group please visit our website https://chl.org.au/careers/working-at-chl/benefits-of-working-at-chl/.CHL actively promotes safe working with children, a satisfactory police check is required for all staff and those with client related responsibilities are required to provide a working with children check.As an equal opportunity employer, CHL works closely with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.CHL acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and emergingApplications close: Wednesday 3 February 2021Position Description Pre-Selection Questions 95000 AUD Adelaide 5000

Aboriginal Relationship Manager -South Australia

  • A unique opportunity!
  • Identified position available to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island people
  • Full time permanent position at sector leading not for profit

Aboriginal Community Housing Limited (ACHL) is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community housing organisation that manages properties across Australia, with an aim to provide culturally appropriate property and tenancy management nationally.

We are seeking a highly skilled, motivated, and passionate leader who will be responsible for driving business growth in South Australia through managing and building partnerships and stakeholder relationships in the region.

You will:

  • Engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, sector organisations, agencies and individuals in South Australia to support the expansion of ACHL
  • Manage partnerships and stakeholder relationships to support growth
  • Identify and secure diverse business growth opportunities in South Australia
  • Work with the colleagues across CHL to develop workplans, project plans and procedures to support implementation of the ACHL Strategic Business Plan
  • Participate in the management of projects and operations

 What will success look like?

You will be enthusiastic to represent ACHL’s vision and mission in South Australia, including an appreciation and knowledge of the diverse contexts and communities in which ACHL will operate. In addition, you will have demonstrated experience working with and strong networks with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, people, agencies and partner organisations in the region. You will also have:

  • The ability to communicate, negotiate, and influence with a range of stakeholders
  • The ability to foster strong relationships with stakeholders that are critical to ensuring ACHL’s objectives
  • A positive attitude when working towards achieving deliverables
  • Confidence and experience to resolve day-to-day problems and remaining calm if unexpected circumstances arise
  • Knowledge of working environment to facilitate various perspectives to develop strategies, plans, and team goals
  • The ability to work independently as part of a wider team and adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • A commitment to the right of all people to affordable and sustainable housing.

This is an Identified position. ACHL considers that being an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s14 of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander, and be accepted in the community as such.

In return we offer a competitive salary, cultural and ceremonial leave, access to ongoing opportunities for professional development, and a range of other excellent benefits. For more information about working with The CHL Group please visit our website https://chl.org.au/careers/working-at-chl/benefits-of-working-at-chl/.

CHL actively promotes safe working with children, a satisfactory police check is required for all staff and those with client related responsibilities are required to provide a working with children check.

As an equal opportunity employer, CHL works closely with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

CHL acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Australia and we pay our respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and emerging

Applications close: Wednesday 3 February 2021

To be considered applicants must respond to the application questions and submit a cover letter and resume. The successful applicant will also be required to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage.

A full Position Description and Pre-Selection Questions can be viewed on our website. For a confidential conversation about the position please call Wayne Gibbings – State Manager on 0419 778 656

We look forward to hearing from you.