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Opportunity: General Manager — Intyalheme (2‑year contract, full time)
Do you want to see the Northern Territory powered by 50 per cent renewable energy? Do you want to work with industry experts and cutting-edge technology to drive change?
The Intyalheme Centre for Future Energy is looking for a General Manager, to guide its strategic direction and activities.
Intyalheme’s role is to foster collaboration across the Northern Territory energy sector, to drive the change needed to transition to a power system with 50% renewables by 2030. Alice Springs is the ideal location for a collaborative, systems approach, as it is facing significant challenges to increasing the renewable energy fraction above 10%. Intyalheme will facilitate a consortium of energy sector stakeholders to deliver the Alice Springs Future Grid project.
The right applicant will have a background in engineering, environmental science, or a related field, with experience in the energy sector. They will also have experience in stakeholder engagement, project development/delivery and change management.
Intyalheme is a flagship project of Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA) and the position is based in Alice Springs.
The salary range for this role is $139,006 — $151,573.
Applications close COB: Friday, 12 June 2020
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be eligible to live and work in Australia.
For more information and details on how to apply, download the application package.
DKA’s vision is a stronger desert and remote Australia
We work to demonstrate the value of desert and remote Australia
We recognise that remote and regional Australia has something unique and valuable and that we can help to demonstrate this value to the world. We also know that people choose to live in remote and regional Australia and we celebrate that.
We connect people, knowledge and opportunities
We know how important it is to make the right connections between ideas and needs; to identify existing knowledge and the opportunities to make changes. Remote and regional Australia and its knowledge base is a big place to navigate and that DKA can provide a guiding hand.
We look to the future
We actively seek opportunities to grow ideas into realities, to act as innovators and incubators, to support future thinking programs and people who want to grow regional and remote Australia. We identify and facilitate activities that can bring real change.
We understand how important it is to be committed to building a high performing and positive team together – and to take that commitment into our external relationships and networks. By working collaboratively we increase the impact of the work we do together.
Be creative – innovate!
By approaching our work with creativity and innovation we will engage with possibilities and new ideas, creating an agile and responsive organisation – we are always aiming to improve the ways we work so that we’re future-focused.
There are many different things we could be doing; we know we need to stay focused and engage purposefully with everything we do. This means we grow meaningful connections, we listen and learn, we create certainty through strong planning processes.
Come from strength
Living in remote Australia means that we have something special to offer to the world. By working from our own strengths and the strengths of those we engage with, we create positivity and growth. We live and work across languages and cultures and use that experience as the foundation of our work.
Knowledge is powerful
We understand the importance of the knowledge that exists in remote and regional Australia and that we have a role in collecting, curating and sharing that knowledge. We work to ensure that correct protocols are always followed; it is important to create opportunities to share knowledge.