The Role

See below the vacancy and the responsibilities as well as the key skills required for the role.



Senior Project Officer - Barkly Regional Deal Backbone Team

Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek, Australia

Reference: 5751256

Here's an opportunity to help make Tennant Creek and the Barkly a great place to live. A unique chance to take your skills and project management experience and apply them to a new arena.

You're resilient, strong, and determined. You've worked with remote Aboriginal communities - and you're no stranger to the challenges. You've got a keen eye for detail and you're not just a visionary; you're also a communicator, with an ability to liaise, negotiate and establish instant rapport with people from all walks of life.

This is the Barkly Region. Our large geographic area of 323,000 km2 is home to a number of stunning and diverse natural landscapes including the town of Tennant Creek and Elliott along with a number of remote communities. At the Backbone, we're helping support a new way of working in the Barkly; with all different organisations and sectors in the community coming together to help bring about positive changes in the community. In order to grow and do this work well, we need a Senior Project Officer to join the Barkly Regional Backbone team. That's where you come in!

You will love this opportunity to apply your knowledge to a unique environment, as you:

  • Help facilitate the Barkly Regional Deal Backbone Team's implementation of the 28 Initiatives under the Barkly Regional Deal which fall into the three categories of Economic Development, Social Development, and Culture and Place-Making
  • Build stronger partnerships between services the community in the Barkly region utilising a collective impact approach to leadership and collaboration
  • Undertake a lead role working with the Barkly Regional Deal Backbone Executive Officer and other staff to support the Barkly Regional Deal Governance Table, Aboriginal Alliance and Working Groups across the Barkly Region
  • Deliver high level secretariat, stakeholder and regional and remote Aboriginal community engagement, project management, and reporting functions

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, this is it; this role will provide challenge and reward. You'll regularly be drawing on your 3+ years' experience in a similar role, as well as your demonstrated experience managing and driving change.

In exchange for your hard work, you'll be well compensated. You will enjoy many benefits on top of the highly competitive salary and you will also be joining a supportive team that is working towards the same goals as you.

For more information on how to apply please contact The Barkly Regional Deal Backbone Team on 0427 193 469.




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