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Opportunity: Project Administration Officer – Temporary 6 Months
Desert Knowledge Australia (DKA) is seeking an experienced Project Administration Officer to fill a full time 6‑month temporary vacancy for the Codes 4 Life Project.
The Project Administration Officer will be involved in all aspects of project planning, implementation and evaluation.
The primary responsibilities of the role will include providing effective and efficient administrative support to the Project Manager.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
- excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office products
- excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- experience in preparing reports and documentation
- exceptional organisational skills
- previous experience with working across languages and cultures
Desirable qualities and experience
- Arrernte language skills
- lives in Central Australia
- holds an Ochre card
- holds an NT driver’s licence
This is a full-time 6‑month contract position located in Alice Springs, Northern Territory at the Desert Knowledge Precinct.
If you are excited by the concept of challenging and rewarding work with plenty of variety, then we would love to hear from you. The salary will be commensurate with experience.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Closing date: 1st September 2019
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.