"> Current vacancies: Manager, Policy and Research - First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria

Current vacancies: Manager, Policy and Research

This is an identified role for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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

The Manager, Policy and Research leads a team that provides high quality policy and research support to Assembly Members as they negotiate with the State to set up the architecture for Treaties.

Reporting to the Treaty Advocate, the Manager is responsible for providing excellent advice to leaders about key matters related to Treaties, and other issues of significance to the Assembly as they arise.

Your previous experience and skill set includes

  • Experience working with the Victorian Aboriginal Community
  • Proven ability to lead a team to achieve outstanding results
  • Demonstrated policy and/or research experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines

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 22 November.