Roper Gulf Regional Council

Compliance Coordinator

Job No: 97251
Location: Katherine, NT

  • Do you have experience in compliance monitoring or quality assessment?
  • Join a growing Local Government - working in the heart of the scenic Katherine region
  • Highly attractive remuneration circa $70,701 - $78,040, plus a range of additional benefits including paid study leave

About the Organisation

Roper Gulf Regional Council (RGRC) provides a range of services over an area that spans 185,000 sq km (80% the size of Victoria) that covers the region east and southeast of Katherine, Northern Territory. The total estimated resident population of the region is 6,919. 

The Council’s mission statement is: “Working as one towards a better future through effective use of all resources”. This serves to give strategic direction to Council’s service delivery and its partnerships with the NT and Australian Governments and other stakeholders. 

The overall vision of Roper Gulf Regional Council is to be a sustainable, viable and vibrant leader in improving the quality of family and community life in the Northern Territory. 

About the Opportunity

Roper Gulf Regional Council (RGRC) now has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Compliance Coordinator to join their team in Katherine, NT.

Working within the Council and Community Services division, you'll be responsible for:

  • Coordinating contracts that deliver a range of services within the Community Services business unit under Council’s ‘Caring for Community’ strategic initiative;
  • Maintaining positive stakeholder relationships between Roper Gulf Regional Council and its funding bodies;
  • Assisting with improving efficiencies to existing processes and using initiative to develop new, more efficient processes within the Community Services divisions;
  • Identifying and monitoring grant funding to ensure the Council has sufficient budget to deliver its services and activities adequately;
  • Liaising with Directors and Regional Managers to clarify grant funding requirements;
  • Monitoring compliance, reporting dates and the delivery of KPI’s;
  • Supporting the manager and maintaining a financially sustainable delivery model for Community Services programs to ensure contractual compliance;
  • Performing operational and activity planning for DCCS; and
  • Assisting with business modelling and program project analysis.

RGRC is seeking candidates with tertiary qualifications (minimum diploma level) in Business Management, along with strong financial acumen and the ability to resolve complex problems.

Due to the nature of the role, experience in the development of operational plans and associated reporting within a multi-disciplinary environment is required. 

Importantly, you’ll have an understanding and genuine interest in Indigenous culture, with the ability to liaise with Indigenous community members in a culturally sensitive manner. Previous experience working in a similar position within the Local Government sector, or within a cross cultural environment will be highly regarded. 

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About the Benefits

If you’re looking for a change of pace, a change of lifestyle or a new adventure, you’ll find it in the Northern Territory. You will be working with a young Local Government within one of the most spectacular and iconic environments in Australia!

The successful candidate will receive a highly attractive remuneration of $70,701 - $78,040, commensurate with qualifications and experience and plus super!

You’ll also enjoy flexible working conditions, and 6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading, ensuring you’ll make the most of your time in this region of the NT.

Please note: Applications will close at midnight, AEST on Sunday 18th March, 2018.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, advance your career and enhance your cultural knowledge in a stunning outback location. Make a positive difference - Apply Now!

About the Katherine Region

The Northern Territory is one of the most picturesque environments on the planet, spanning more than 1.4 million square kilometres from the centre to the northerly coast of Australia. Ancient woodlands meet sandy beaches and escarpments tower above lush billabongs in this land of diversity.

The Katherine Region stretches from Dunmarra in the South, to the Daly River Region in the North, embracing both the Queensland and West Australian borders, and in total covering 480,000sq Kilometres! This is the place to go for those seeking adventure! Boasting the magnificent Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park - there is climbing of the escarpments, trekking through chasms, or 4WD'ing experiences abound!

For those looking for a more relaxed way of life, you'll appreciate such treasures as Borroloola and the Gulf Region across the Roper River - Elsey National Park, Mataranka Thermal Pools, the majestic scenery of the Victoria River Region, Pine Creek and the Douglas and Daly River areas. Whether it's viewing rock art, catching fish or simply exploring the flora and fauna, there's the opportunity for a photograph in every corner.

Katherine is ideally positioned as a base from which to explore all the Top End has to offer. Located only a couple of hours from Kakadu, Litchfield and Gregory National Parks, the town of Katherine is the central hub of the region.

Prior to employment with Roper Gulf Regional Council you must:

  • Hold a current Northern Territory 'C' class manual driver's licence and confidently drive manual 4x4 vehicles on unsealed roads;
  • Undertake a new criminal history check at commencement of employment with RGRC;
  • At commencement of employment hold a current Working with Children Clearance Notice (OCHRE Card) or provide an application receipt for an exemption to be approved by SAFE NT prior to commencing; and
  • Be an Australian Resident or provide the current, relevant Visa to work within Australia.

To be considered, please respond to the questions and selection criteria as outlined below, and attach a current resume when prompted during the application process.

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