Jobs

Working Together – employment opportunities at GLaWAC

Tenders and Procurement Senior Coordinator

The Tenders and Procurement Manager is responsible for ensuring that GLaWAC’s Procurement activities are efficient, cost effective, and compliant.

The position is responsible for managing the entire procurement framework, from designing and implementing procurement strategies, policies and procedures that contribute to the overall success of GLaWAC, market engagement, negotiating contracts and monitoring and evaluating supplier performance.

The successful candidate will have:
– Several years of experience in procurement, with a track record of successful tendering and vendor management.
– Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain effective supplier relationships.
– In-depth knowledge of procurement laws, regulations and better practice.
– Proficiency in procurement software and tools.
– Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills.
– Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
– Attention to detail and a commitment to ethical procurement practices.

Read the Position Description here.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2024

For more info contact Mardi Edwards on 0421 818 748, or send a cover letter and resume to jobs@glawac.com.au


Executive Assistant On Country

The Executive Assistant On Country will provide high level administrative support to the General Manager On Country to ensure smooth running of the On Country team at all times. They will provide strong administrative support in the delivery of projects for GLaWAC’s On Country team. The role will deliver efficient running of administrative functions across such areas as project reporting and program planning and will act as the principal contact point for key external stakeholders. The role will be responsible for confidential and time sensitive material and will ensure all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.
The role will be required to continue to build the strong relationships held with external stakeholders, have a demonstrated understanding of administrative processes.

The successful candidate will have:
– Effective organisational, project management and problem-solving skills.
– Exceptional interpersonal skills.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Strong attention to detail.
– Friendly and professional manner.
– The ability to exercise sound judgment and professional discretion.
– Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills.
– Can maintain a realistic balance with multiple, sometimes competing priorities.

Read the Position Description here.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2024

For more info contact Mardi Edwards on 0421 818 748, or send a cover letter and resume to jobs@glawac.com.au


Aboriginal Business Development Manager

The Business Development Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of the Aboriginal Economic Development Strategy Gippsland 2022 (AEDSG) targeted at improving economic development opportunities for Aboriginal people across the Gippsland region. This position will actively manage delivery of the AEDSG implementation actions and pursue and realise business opportunities for GLaWAC and Aboriginal people; build stronger connections between GLaWAC, Gunaikurnai Community, other Traditional Owner Groups and stakeholders; and increase the social, cultural and economic value of the contribution of Indigenous people, heritage and enterprise to the Gippsland region.

The successful candidate will have:
– Extensive experience in senior business development or related roles.
– Demonstrated experience in reporting to a range of stakeholders including Community, Elders, Board, Executive leadership, external partners, and government.
– Track record of delivering operations/programs on time and within budget.
– Proven ability to make commercial and operational decisions that drive sustained commercial success.
– Is an inclusive leader; relates to employees and key stakeholders at all levels and places a priority on building and developing their team and peers.
– Excellent networker & proven ability to negotiate.
– Experience working in an Aboriginal organisation in a business development role.
– Experience with implementation of business development strategy.
– Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
– Excellent organisational skills; Analytical skills.
– Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.

Read the Position Description here.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2024

For more info contact Mardi Edwards on 0421 818 748, or send a cover letter and resume to jobs@glawac.com.au


Food Services Assistant

We’re looking for a Food Services Assistant to assisting the chef with food preparation and cooking, and maintain cleanliness and orderliness in the kitchen area.

The successful candidate will:
– be very well presented and have a professional, welcoming attitude to greet our Bush Café customers.
– ensure the smooth running of the café and be responsible for the day-to-day activities within the Café, including running the floor of the café, taking orders, making barista coffee and assisting other café staff.

GLaWAC considers that being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander heritage is a genuine occupational requirement for this position.

This role reports to the Bush Cafe Head Chef.

Read the Position Description here.

For more info contact Mardi Edwards on 0421 818 748, or send a cover letter and resume to jobs@glawac.com.au

GLaWAC are always looking to create new opportunities for community and we will post them here and on our Facebook page as they arise.

If you would like to know more about our jobs and training packages please get in touch with Mardi Edwards at jobs@glawac.com.au

Our commitment to our staff

At the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation we understand that our employees are one of our greatest strengths as an organisation.

We strive to fulfil the aspirations of the Gunaikurnai people, as detailed in the Gunaikurnai Whole of Country Plan.

GLaWAC is a stable corporation that continues to grow and increase its influence across our Country. We are building capacity to address disadvantage whilst creating many and varied opportunities for Gunaikurnai people. We are committed to offering employment opportunities to our members and community first.

GLaWAC seeks to become a major employer of the Gunaikurnai people, while also creating more supportive and secure opportunities for Gunaikurnai to work with other organisations.

We offer professional and personal development opportunities such as traineeships and pre-employment programs to develop your skills and training opportunities.

GLaWAC offers its staff monthly cultural activities as well as excellent personal development opportunities. Come and be part of a small team making a big difference for the Aboriginal community people in Gippsland!