"> Current Vacancies: Principal Researcher - First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria

Current Vacancies: Principal Researcher

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

The Assembly

The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria (the Assembly) is the voice of Aboriginal people in Victoria in the next stage of the Treaty process. It is made up of Victorian Traditional Owners, elected by Aboriginal Communities, for Aboriginal Communities, to advance our rights, interests and benefits.

Our mandate is to work with the State to establish Treaty processes that recognise our sovereignty as the First Peoples of Victoria, support self-determination, and realise our human rights, to make Victoria stronger for everyone.

Walk with us and make history!

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced researcher to join the Assembly’s Research, Policy and Negotiations team, leading the development, management and delivery of key strategic research projects.

Reporting to the Head of Policy and Negotiations, the Principal Researcher will support the CEO and Head of Policy and Negotiations with respect to the Assembly’s research and knowledge agenda. The Principal Researcher will also lead, plan, manage and deliver major strategic research projects.

Your previous experience and skill set includes

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Victorian Aboriginal Communities
  • Written Communication
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills
  • Ability to build networks and working with external stakeholders
  • Initiative and Accountability
  • Policy Skills
  • Project Management
  • Undertakes finely detailed work in a precise and accurate manner
  • Empathy and Cultural Awareness
  • Detail focus
  • Qualifications – Relevant tertiary qualification
  • MS Office suite

Join an environment where you will be immersed in Aboriginal culture and get to work with Communities across Victoria.

Apply now

Apply now by submitting your CV and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and suitability to people@firstpeoplesvic.org.

Salary range: $121,000-$162,000 per annum.

Applications close Sunday 14 March 2021

Principal Researcher Position Description — PDF Version