Heritage Manager

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Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation
Australia

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Heritage Manager

Job ID: 11243
Job Views: 16
Location: Karratha
Post Code: 6714
Category: Community Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 10/05/2024

Description:

About Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation (NAC): As a Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC), NAC's function is to manage native title rights and interests on behalf of the Ngarluma people.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Heritage Manager to lead the growth of our heritage department and oversee all aspects of heritage management within the organisation.

Job Requirements:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to the heritage team, including training, support and performance management.
  • Develop and manage department budgets, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and adherence to financial guidelines.
  • Oversee the negotiations with proponents related to exploration and prospecting on Ngarluma determined lands.
  • Facilitate negotiations related to future acts, including land use agreements, heritage assessments, and development proposals.
  • Work with NAC's external legal counsel to provide guidance on heritage-related legal matters.
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs), including conducting regular audits and reporting to stakeholders.
  • Maintain compliance with Heritage Agreements, commitments and legislation.
  • Oversee safe working practices with fieldwork activities.
  • Work collaboratively with other managers in the organization to support the overall mission of the organization.

Qualifications and background:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental Science, Land Management, Law, or similar with relevant experience in heritage management, native title, mining legislation, and Indigenous land rights.
  • Proven experience in a heritage management role with strong contractual negotiation and compliance background, preferably within the Indigenous affairs sector.
  • Strong understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, and policies related to heritage protection, land access negotiation, and Indigenous land rights. (Native Title, Mining regulations, land regulations)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to the cultural values and aspirations of the Ngarluma people and respect for indigenous cultures and traditions.

How to Apply:

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications, and motivation for the role of Heritage Manager. Please include "Heritage Manager Application" in the subject line. NAC members are strongly encouraged to apply.

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