General Manager, Regional Services Central Australia Region At Northern Territory Government

Executive Contract Officer 3 (Remuneration Package $264,198)
Regional Services
Fixed vacancy available for 4 years in Alice Springs, Northern Territory

The Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities provides support services across child protection, domestic and family violence, youth justice services, multicultural affairs and senior’s recognition. The agency brings together many of the key functions that work together to create stronger communities where children experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods, women and men from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds have equal opportunities, and senior Territorians are appreciated and respected.

As the General Manager, Regional Services, your primary objective is to provide high level strategic and operational leadership, advice and planning for the Central Australia region including service delivery across the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities (TFHC) portfolios to deliver high quality client and community centred, integrated, place based services. Your key responsibilities include providing high level advice to the DCEO on matters related to the implementation of integrated services delivery models in Central Australia for child protection, youth justice, and housing and community services. In addition you will be responsible for delivering high level priorities with a focus on improving the cultural security, effectiveness and efficiency of strategic services.

To meet the challenges of this strategic role you need demonstrated experience as a senior executive with a strong understanding of contemporary issues impacting public housing; children and families in remote and regional communities. Superior communication and interpersonal skills with exceptional collaborative, influential and cultural competence is essential.

Located in Alice Springs (Mparntwe) you will form part of a passionate and talented leadership group in a high profile government agency, enjoy the rewards of a competitive remuneration package inclusive of 5 weeks recreational and 3 weeks personal leave, 17.5% leave loading, and a great opportunity to develop a career in the NT Public Sector

This is a great time to consider moving to Alice Springs. Enjoy the enviable laidback lifestyle and work life balance, explore the unique landscapes and dreamtime of the Central Arrernte people and take the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children and their families in Central Australia. The rich cultural society and community spirit makes Alice an easy place to meet people and make new friends. Relocation assistance is available to successful applicants

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For further information about this vacancy please contact: Karen Broadfoot on 08 8999 2744 or [email protected]

Quote vacancy number: 42627
Closing date: 26.02.2024

Applications should consist of a one page summary sheet, resume / CV and copies of relevant qualifications.

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February 2024