Training Coordinator


APY Land Management


Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, SA

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Level 4

Working with Anangu and in spectacular country, the Training Coordinator APY Land Management develops and coordinates training, mentoring, leadership and Anangu land management business development.

The role is responsible for the budget management of the training and business development projects. The role also helps coordinate training for other areas of APY.

Through working with the different managers (Anthropology, Pastoral, Land Management and Administration) the role will support the development of a coordinated annual training schedule to ensure effective uses of resources across these programs.

The position works under the guidance of the Land Management Program Manager and implements the annual works program which has been developed from the projects funding the position. 

At times you may work in other APY areas. Regular liaison with traditional owners, IPA and Warru Coordinators, ranger and contractors is required.

Note this is a physically demanding role requiring long walks over rugged terrain and may require carrying knapsacks and working in harsh conditions and some camping out. There is also a high percentage of time driving in 4WD vehicles over rugged areas.


  • Experience in Training/Mentoring/Leadership
  • History of work in a similar role
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work independently in carrying out position responsibilities
  • Ability to managing consultants, researchers and contractors to run specific field activities or training with Anangu Rangers
  • Experience of using different technologies (iPad, photos, GIS), to collect and store data on all on-ground works and activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational, project and budget management skills
  • Ability to employ communication techniques appropriate to cross-cultural environments
  • Ability to live and work in a remote location and travel over difficult terrain
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Current SA or NT Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to manage small teams


  • Degree or Diploma in training or education or equivalent/other project management skills
  • work experience in team leadership role in similar environment
  • PC literacy


  • Previous experience working with Indigenous people
  • Degree or Diploma in ecology or equivalent relevant field with relevant work related experience
  • An understanding of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981
  • 4WD experience or willing to learn

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