Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator


Glenelg Hopkins CMA


Hamilton/Warrnambool, Victoria

Salary etc:

$85,047 - $94,682 p.a. (pro rata)

Are you looking for a dynamic and collaborative role that allows you to work with a passionate and welcoming team? We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator. This is a part-time, ongoing position that offers hybrid flexibility.

About Us

The Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority (CMA) was established in 1997 to effectively and efficiently deliver land, water and biodiversity programs that protect and enhance landscapes as well as support thriving communities. 

We connect individuals and interest groups who live on, work with, and enjoy our land and waterways with reliable information, valuable opportunities,  and  inspirational motivation  so  that the  community  is informed,  empowered,  and enabled  to  create a sustainable South West Victoria.

We achieve this by employing passionate people who deliver our projects through the entire catchment area.

About the role

The Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator coordinates the development and delivery of Indigenous partnership projects within the Glenelg Hopkins region; and the implementation of the CMA’s Aboriginal Partnership Framework.

The position works collaboratively with Traditional Owner groups, Indigenous communities, and other partners to enhance natural and cultural resource management (NCRM) outcomes across the catchment.

As a member of the Indigenous Partnerships Team, you will undertake cultural broker-related activities, which may include, but are not limited to: building the organisation’s cultural competency, strengthening connections with Traditional Owner organisations, and supporting the delivery of the Glenelg Hopkins CMA Indigenous Participation Plan.

About You

The successful applicant will have well developed communication skills and the ability to build relationships, experience and confidence in working with Traditional Owners and Indigenous Communities, demonstrated project management skills, along with qualifications and/or significant experience in a related field. 

Values & Benefits

Our organisation is committed to our three key values of 'Professional, Collaborative and Innovative' that underpin our workplace culture. Employees are provided with a range of challenging, rewarding and diverse work, with access to flexible working arrangements, health and wellbeing initiatives and professional development opportunities.

Special Measures

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under Section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). 

The position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Heritage will be required prior to employment.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check (can be obtained prior to appointment)
  • Completion of a pre-employment medical declaration and/or independent physical assessment (if required).
  • Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Heritage will be required prior to employment.

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