Senior Policy Advisor – Indigenous Evaluation Framework (Indigenous Identified Opportunity) 

Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Full time, 18-months contract opportunity based in Adelaide (or Brisbane, Darwin, Alice Springs, Cairns by negotiation) 
  • Indigenous Identified opportunity – open to Indigenous applicants only 
  • Salary range $126,968 to $140, 959 (plus 15.4% super) 

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the ATSI Act and subject to the PGPA Act. The ILSC assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to realise economic, social, cultural, and environmental benefits that the ownership and management of land, water and water related rights can bring. The ILSC provides this assistance through the acquisition and management of rights and interests in land, salt water and freshwater country.  

The ILSC has an opportunity for a Senior Policy Advisor – Indigenous Evaluation Framework to join the  Policy Strategy and Performance (PSP) team.  The PSP team facilitates the development and delivery of policy, strategic planning, evaluation and performance reporting based on sound research and consultation. It provides advice and support to senior management and employees on policy issues, and plays a key role in driving the organisation’s continuous improvement. 

Under the direction of the Manager, Program Management and Reporting Systems, you will: 

  • Assist with driving the ongoing maturation of the ILSC’s performance framework, with a particular focus on developing a complementary, culturally appropriate evaluation framework. 
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of an evaluation program reflecting organisational and stakeholder priorities, including policy, project and program evaluations.   
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities related to the ILSC’s policies, processes, systems, procedures, tools and client information. 
  • Provide expert, specialist advice on operationalising the evaluation framework in a way that centres the perspectives, priorities and knowledges of Indigenous Australians throughout the ILSC’s performance framework. 
  • Work as an effective team member and member of the wider ILSC, through fostering a cooperative, professional positive work atmosphere. 

At the ILSC we offer: 

  • More than just a job. We offer you the opportunity to make a real, positive difference to the lives of First Nations peoples. When we return land and water Country to Indigenous ownership, or fund a new Indigenous enterprise or management project, we strengthen and deepen Indigenous connection to Country and advance progress towards self-determination. 

Generous leave entitlements and work conditions, including: 

  • 15.4% superannuation on top of your salary 
  • Flexible hybrid work environment (2 days WFH) 
  • Not-For-Profit salary packaging  
  • Paid leave over the Christmas and New Year’s period  
  • Access to generous parental leave  
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Studies Assistance program 

Health and wellbeing programs: 

  • Healthy Employment Scheme (HES) – An annual allowance towards your wellbeing 
  • Screen Based Equipment Scheme – Includes eye testing and an allowance towards spectacles 
  • Free Skin Checks 

If you have a passion to drive change and want your work to align with your values to make a real difference, we invite you to apply now and start the conversation. 

The preferred applicant will be engaged under the provisions of the ILC Enterprise Agreement. 

The filing of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute a special measure under subsection 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.  This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. 

Applications are to include a current CV and covering letter (covering letter to be maximum 2 pages detailing how your skills and experience align with the position profile and selection criteria).  Further information may be requested if you are selected for interview.  You must be an Australian resident to apply for this role. 

If you’d like to find out more, please contact Jackie Watts – Manager Program Management and Reporting Systems on 0431 836 950.  

Applications close Thursday 25 July 2024. 

At the ILSC we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we support. 

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