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CDP Activities Coordinator, Community Development Program

Closing date: 
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 16:00


Salary Level 7, $79,385.03 per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation and 17.5% pro rata Annual Leave Loading.

This role will supervise a team of Activity Supervisors, CDP Activity Supervisors, CDP ALEO / Mentor, and an Activity and Projects Officer. The position will also be responsible for working with external contractors delivering these activities, working to a strict budget and is pivotal in developing and maintaining links with a breadth of stakeholders and ensuring activities are conducted safely, appropriately and in keeping with the goals of CDP services plan and CDSC corporate plan.

People of Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in working effectively, creatively and sensitively with remote Aboriginal communities;
  • Ability to manage a team that are geographically dispersed
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and/or program coordination with an employment focus;
  • Formal qualifications in Project management, Training, Management, Social Work, Community Development or other related discipline
  • Experience and knowledge of developing budgets and unit costings;
  • Ability to supervise staff and contractors in a geographically diverse and cross-cultural environment;
  • Sound knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety requirements; 
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills with well developed interpersonal (ie good listener, good sense of humour, empathy and developed emotional intelligence), verbal and written skills; 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining a range of stakeholder relationships including the ability to develop a relevant data base of contractors;
  • Ability to provide culturally informed and relevant training;
  • Experience in managing a complex working environment, with competing needs and high levels of responsibility;
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or willingness to obtain;
  • Agreement to an NT Police Criminal History checks and hold a current C Class driver’s license.

Contact Person: Karyn Whittaker - Acting Operations Manager on 08 8958 9518 or email

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package and address the selection criteria in writing.  Applicants also need to submit an application for advert form and emailed to