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CURRENT VACANCIES

SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR INDEPENDENT MEMBER

Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation (BTAC) is the registered native title body corporate for the Onslow region of Western Australia.

The traditional owner group is looking to secure the services of an experienced and talented individual as an Independent member of the Trustee Advisory Council for the Thalanyji Direct Benefits and Charitable Trusts. The Independent member will sit on the Trustee Advisory Council with the Thalanyji member representatives and trustee representatives and be involved in providing financial management and corporate governance advice and support from day.



The successful candidate will bring to the role proven business, budget preparation and administration skills as well as excellent communication (written and oral), extensive network, community development and or commercial experience and relationship building skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices and competence in analysing the critical issues of Indigenous Australians.

The closing date for EOIs is Monday, 14 November 2016

Full details of the role can be found at this link.

For more information, please contact Andrew Dundas of Perpetual Trustee at andrew.dundas@perpetual.com.au


EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR EXPERT DIRECTOR

SWALSC is seeking Expressions of Interest for two Expert Directors to join its Board. These directors will work alongside the six member elected directors (the member directors). The expert directors are expected to contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of sound governance principles and must be capable of working as a team member with fellow directors.

 Experience and demonstrated capability in at least two of the following areas is also sought: 

• Change management 

• Shared service delivery 

• Development and establishment of corporate support services, eg. IT, HR and finance. 

*NEW* closing date for EOIs is Friday, 25 November 2016

Full details of the role can be found at this link.

For more information, please contact the SWALSC Governance Coordinator on 9358 7400. 


[PLEASE NOTE: This is a free service for FDIO members to advertise their Board vacancies.  FDIO has not vetted any of the candidates that respond to Board advertisements and does not endorse any person applying for a Board vacancy.]

**COMING SOON** PRE-QUALIFICATION REGISTER FOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS



PAST VACANCIES



Kununurra Region Economic Aboriginal Corporation (KREAC)

Nominations for Independent Directors

KREAC’s object is to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Kununurra region through social and economic development. KREAC aims to facilitate the delivery of employment programs and opportunities and to support education, job training, health service, work and housing for its members.

In 2017, KREAC aims to undertake a strategic planning process and identify options for its future development.

Board Composition and Term

The Board of KREAC comprises of up to 12 directors. Currently, KREAC does not have any independent directors. In the future, KREAC will be required to have at least 2 independent directors. Directors are appointed for 2 year terms. The independent directors will be appointed at the KREAC annual general meeting in November 2016.

Desired Skills

Preferred nominees will have skills in financial management, corporate governance, strategic planning, community services or be able to demonstrate strong business acumen.

Board meetings

The KREAC Board meetings approximately 6 times a year in Kununurra.

Remuneration

To be discussed confidentially.

Nominations

Please submit a current CV with at least two referees to KREAC Chairperson, Ian Trust, via email at itrust2006@gmail.com.

For more information please contact Ian Trust on 0419 949 856 or via email.

Nominations Close: 28 October 2016 at 5pm WST.


Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (BTAC)

Seeking people to join its Employment and Business Opportunities Committee.

BTAC is the registered native title body corporate for the Thalanyji People, based in the West Pilbara.

BTAC is setting up a new Employment and Business Opportunities Committee for making decisions about business ventures where a related party of BTAC wishes to apply.

The BTAC members will elect 4 persons who are independent of BTAC and have business and procurement experience to form a panel. Each independent member of the panel will be invited to manage 3-5 business opportunities a year.

Those interested in nominating themselves should submit a current CV with at least two referees to BTAC General Counsel via email at generalcounsel@thalanyji.com.au.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THERE HAS BEEN A CORRECTION TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS! The correct email address is: generalcounsel@thalanyji.com.au

Nominations Close: Friday, 16 September 2016 at 5pm WST.​

For more information click here


Nyamba Buru Yawuru (NBY) Ltd - Seeking Independent Director

Nyamba Buru Yawuru (NBY) means “This is the place of Yawuru”. NBY is the operational company of the Yawuru Native Title Holders Aboriginal Corporation, based in Broome, WA. 

NBY is seeking expressions of interest from experienced and qualified people interested in being appointed as an Independent director. This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and skilled individual to support and assist NBY successfully achieve and deliver on its strategic objectives.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 (5pm WST).

For more information click here.


Rottnest Island Authority Board - Seeking Aboriginal people to join an Aboriginal Reference Group

The interim Aboriginal Reference Group will guide the RIA in relation to issues associated with the conservation, interpretation and management of the Wadjemup/Rottnest Island Aboriginal Burial Ground and the Quod.

For further information regarding the Group and a copy of the selection criteria please email enquiries@rottnestisland.com


 

South West Native Title Settlement (Interim Pre-Qualification Committee) - Committee Members

The Government of Western Australia (State) and the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (SWALSC) are calling for nominations for Noongar community members and independent persons to join the Interim Pre-Qualification Committee (Committee). The nomination process will be conducted by FDIO.

The Interim Pre-Qualification Committee is being established to prequalify candidates for appointment as directors on the boards of the Nominee Noongar Regional Corporations and the Nominee Central Services Corporation before the Noongar Boodja Trust is formally established.

*NEW*Closing Date: Friday, 8 April 2016 (5pm WST)

For more information, click here


 

Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corporation (Jamukurnu-Yapalikunu) RNTBC - Indepedent Directors

The Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corporation (Jamukurnu-Yapalikunu) RNTBC (WDLAC) is the Prescribed Body Corporate for the Martu People of the Central Western Desert region in Western Australia.

WDLAC is seeking expressions of interest from experienced and qualified individuals interested in being appointed as independent non member directors for a period of up to two years. 

Closing Date: 22 January 2016 (5.00pm WST)

For more information click here.


 

The Yaburara & Coastal Mardudhunera Charitable Trust  - Independent Director

The Yaburara & Coastal Mardudhunera Charitable Trust are seeking expressions of interest from experienced and committed individuals interested in being appointed as an Independent Director.

The Board of the Yaburara & Coastal Mardudhunera Charitable Trust consists of four Directors nominated by ballot of the Yaburara and Coastal Mardudhunera People and two Independent Directors.

Closing Date:  30 October 2015

For more information click here.


 

Ngarluma Tharndu Karrungu Maya Limited - Independent Director

Ngarluma Aboriginal Corporation’s intention is to re-constitute NTKML so it can resume its role as trustee of the Ngarluma Charitable Trust and Ngarluma Direct Benefits Trust.

NTKML is seeking two Independent Directors to join the Board.  The Independent Directors will assist NTKML to accept appointment and perform the function of trustee of the Ngarluma Charitable Trust and the Ngarluma Direct Benefits Trust.

Closing Date:  30 October 2015

For more information click here.


 

Ngarluma Ngurra Limited - Independent Director

NNL is a public company limited by guarantee.  It is governed by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).  Its focus is on holding land on behalf of the Ngarluma People and addressing housing issues of the Ngarluma People.  NNL is also a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

NNL is seeking two Independent Directors to join the Board.

Closing Date:  30 October 2015

For more information click here.


 

Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Foundation Ltd - Independent Director

The Directors of the Ngarluma and Yindjibarndi Foundation Ltd  (NYFL)  would like to appoint an Independent Director  to the board of  NYFL.  NYFL is a charitable trust formed to receive donations relating to goodwill and mutually beneficial relationships between the Ngarluma and Yindjibarni people and the JV partners of the North West Shelf Gas project.

Closing Date:  21 August 2015

For more information click here.


 

Yindjibarndi Commercial and Community Pty Ltd - Independent Director

The Directors of the Yindjibarndi Community and Commercial  Ltd  (YCCL)  would like to appoint an Independent Director  to the board of  YCCL.  YCCL is the Trustee of  the Yindjibarndi People Community Trust and the Yindjibarndi Commercial Trust. 

Closing Date:  21 August 2015

For more information click here.


 

PKKP Trust Decision Making Committee - Independent Member

The PKKP People and Perpetual Limited are seeking the services of an Independent Member to join the Decision Making Committee of the Trusts.  The Independent Member will provide financial management and corporate governance advice and support in relation to the trusts and act as a mentor to members of the Decision Making Committee on financial and corporate governance matters.

Closing Date:  7 August 2015

For more information click here.


 

Catholic Education in Western Australia

Catholic Education in Western Australia is seeking a Team Leader, Aboriginal Education.  This is a key leadership role that will have a direct impact on increasing Aboriginal enrolments, cultural competence and student achievement.

Closing Date:  29 May 2015

For more information click here.


 

Netball WA - Indigenous Programs Manager

Netball WA is seeking a General Manager - Indigenous Programs to lead and deliver the core Indigenous community engagement objectives of Netball WA.

Closing Date:  21 May 2015

For more information click here.


 

Ballardong Native Title Charitable Trust

The Ballardong People are potentially seeking the services of an Independent Advisory Trustee to assist and work with a group of 6 other Traditional Owner Advisory Trustees and the Trustee (Australian Executor Trustees) in respect of a Charitable Trust which exists for the benefit of the Ballardong People.

Closing Date:  27 May 2015

For more information click here.


 

Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Rio Tinto Iron Ore are seeking expressions of interest from independent directors for inclusion on the Register of Independent Directors for Benefits Management Structure Trusts.  Rio Tinto Iron Ore maintains a Register of eligible and suitably experienced independent directors to assist the boards of various trusts to fill vacancies as they arise. 

Closing Date:  29 May 2015

For more information click here.


 

Gelganyem Trust and Kilkayi Trust

Gelganyem Trust and Kilkayi Trust are seeking to appoint a female with strong financial and business skills to fill the role as Independent Director of Gelganyem Limited as trustee of Gelganyem Trust and Director of Kilkayi Pty Limited as trustee of Kilkayi Trust.

Closing date:  30 April 2015

For more information click here.

 

FDIO

The Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FDIO) is a professional network offering tailored information and support for all those engaged in the governance and operation of Indigenous corporations, trusts, businesses, joint ventures and community organisations.