Community Services Manager


Positions Type

Temporary, Full Time – 6 months contract


Regional Office, Katherine

Salary Range

Salary to be negotiated

Annual Leave

6 Weeks Annual Leave With 17.5% Leave Loading


Remote Area Allowance

A Relocation Allowance of Up To $5000 to help you move!

About the Role

As a Community Services Manager, reporting to the Chief Executive Offer, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of a range of community programs in the Victoria Daly Regional Council region, ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of programs in the region. More specifically, your duties will include but not limited to: Providing strategic advice and support to the Chief Executive and Council on delivery of Community Service programs; Developing and implementing strategic and operational plans for Community services and programs responding to the priorities outlines in the Councils Regional Plan; Managing and leading a financial sustainable delivery model for the Community Services programs ensuring contractual compliance and quality outcomes are achieved within budget.

The successful candidate will have an extensive experience in leadership roles, with proven ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse team and contribute to an innovative and positive working environment that motivates and supports people to achieve high levels of performance. You will have excellent communication skills and advocacy skills with the ability to effectively manage complex situations, and your previous experience in working with Indigenous people or in situations requiring sensitivity to cultural differences will be highly desired.


Applications close 23 February 2019


your resume, cover letter and a statement addressing the selection criteria.

For further information about this opportunity with Council Contact: 


PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851
29 Crawford Street,
Katherine East NT 0850


PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851
29 Crawford Street,
Katherine East NT 0850