News January 24, 2020 POSITION VACANT: PROJECT OFFICER – STRONGER COMMUNITIES FOR CHILDREN Ninti One is a professional services firm that works collaboratively with government agencies and communities to achieve social and economic development. Ninti One draws on its long history of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and has developed the capacity to translate learning from this experience to a range of development contexts. Funded through the National Indigenous Australians Agency, Stronger Communities for Children (SCfC) is a flexible initiative that works with Northern Territory communities to identify and implement local, integrated services and activities that create a safe and positive environment for children and families. Ninti One has been contracted to help Community Boards and Facilitating Partners identify the right services and activities to meet their needs, across ten sites. Offered as a fixed term contract to May 2021 with potential for extension, this position is based in Alice Springs and reports directly to the SCfC Program Manager. Key responsibilities include: assisting the Program Manager in a variety of tasks including reporting, research and literature reviews, resource and template development, facilitation of meetings, communications, event coordination and general project administration; supporting Facilitating Partners and local community boards to confidently manage the SCfC program; providing support to SCfC stakeholders in areas such as community development processes, report writing, program development and selection, best practice and evidence based approaches, governance for local community boards and monitoring and evaluating impacts of the program. Preferably with appropriate qualifications or relevant practical experience in project coordination/management, the successful candidate will have well developed cross-cultural skills and the capacity to work with a diverse range of stakeholders. Strong administrative skills, excellent attention to detail and high level verbal and written communication are essential requirements. Sound knowledge of the cultural, political, economic and social issues affecting Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory will be highly regarded. Experience in the community development field is desirable, however not essential. This role will require travel to remote communities as required. Please visit henderconsulting.com.au for a job and person specification. For further information on our client, please visit nintione.com.au Applications should be addressed to Justin Hinora. For a confidential discussion, please call Justin or Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8849.