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INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

 

IBN Corporation Pty Ltd

 

The Corporation

Established in 2001, IBN is a charitable business operated for the advancement and prosperity of the Banyjima, Yinhawangka and Nyiyaparli communities. We provide programs and services to raise the personal, social and economic well-being of our members and deliver support and programs in health, education, housing, culture, enterprise development and employment. 

 

The Opportunity

The Appointing Committee is seeking Expression of Interests from professionals who would like to be considered for appointment as an IBN Independent Director, and are eligible based on the provided selection criteria below. 

Terms will be a minimum of 12 months and maximum of four years. 


 

Eligibility Criteria

All EOI’s must confirm in writing that they meet the required eligibility criteria outlined below: 

 

  • Must not be an IBN Traditional Owner or members of an IBN affiliated Language Group; 

  • Must have no material business affiliation with any IBN Traditional Owners or members of a Language Group of a nature which would prevent or hinder them in the impartial and objective discharge of their duties as an independent director;

  • Must be persons of good reputation with appropriate professional, business, commercial or other qualifications or experience to properly perform the duties of independent directors; and

  • Must provide a recent police clearance. 

 

Other Considerations 

Applications from individuals with finance, legal, business or other professional backgrounds will be highly regarded. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate strong understanding of the role of the board, executive and stakeholder partners in the strategic and commercial oversight of an organisation.

 

Prior board experience is required and persons with expertise and/or interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community services are encouraged to apply.

 

All IBN Directors receive a salary, with travel and associated expenses provided. 

 

Application Process

Please send expressions of interest in the form of a brief resume and/or cover letter by email to: ibnappointingcommittee@gmail.com



Applications Close 5pm AWST 30 October 2021.

 


INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

Wajarri Yamaji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

 

Expressions of interest are invited for two (2) Independent Director roles for Wajarri Yamaji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (“WYAC”) 

 

Background

Wajarri Yamaji Aboriginal Corporation (“WYAC”) was established in May 2013 for the Wajarri Yamaji people who have traditional rights in the Murchison area. 

 

WYAC is a registered Public Benevolent Institution (charity) and membership-based association. It receives monies through the Murchison Radio Observatory Indigenous Land Use Agreement as well as more recent mining agreements. These funds are then independently invested and distributed by Winja Wajarri Barna Limited, the Trust. There are approximately 2000 adult members of the WYAC community who benefit from the services of WYAC and the Trust.

 

WYAC has recently become the Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) for Wajarri Yamaji Native Title determination.  It is in a phase of transitioning to a new corporate structure and finalising negotiation of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) ILUA. These positions are to identify the appropriate talent to assist the WYAC community during and beyond this phase.

 

Independent Directors

We are seeking up to two Independent Directors to join Wajarri Yamaji Directors on the board. The role is seen as an exchange of ideas and sharing of Aboriginal culture. The Independent Director role is viewed as important to:

 

  • Assist the Board in ensuring the sustainability of the Corporation for years to come;

  • Guide and support the development of the board, increasing community capacity and capability;

  • Provide an independent voice at the board table.

 

The role of the Independent Director is a key component of the composition of the board, ensuring the appropriate mix of expertise, experience and community connection, is maintained and also, provide guidance input in areas of expertise. 

 

The Independent Director cannot be a member of the Wajarri Yamaji community as per the constitution.

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous Native Title experience and negotiation is advantageous

  • Experience working with Indigenous Communities and understand the decision making process

  • Understand the complexities facing PBC’s in member organisations.

  • Demonstrated success in building capacity and major business development projects is ideal.

  • The successful candidate/s will assist the Board transition the Organisation to the new structure and Rulebook.

  • Provide guidance at the finalisation of key Native Title negotiations

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent board experience as a Director of an Australian Company governed by the Corporations Act

  • Extensive financial or business management experience with a finance or business qualification

  • Completed or prepared to complete the AICD Company Directors course or similar  

  • Leadership and influencing experience with a collaborative style of engagement

  • High reputation and integrity

  • Prepared to commit to attending all board related meetings

  • Provide an adequate level of engagement between meetings as required 

 

Board meetings are conducted alternatively between Perth and Geraldton and held bi-monthly. Additional meetings on an as needs basis. Sitting fee and reimbursement of travel, accommodation and meals. 

 

Expressions of interest are invited now. Condition and term of appointment including remuneration will be discussed in detail with the appropriate candidates as well as the selection and endorsement process by the community.  

 

Your Application

Please email your résumé and cover letter outlining your specific qualifications, relevant experience and why you believe you are ideally suited to this opportunity to corporationsecretary@wajarri.com.au. For a confidential discussion and suitability for this role please email this same address with your reply phone number and we will be in touch. 

 

Applications Close 5pm WST 26 October 2021

 


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation

 

Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation is the largest and oldest Aboriginal resource agency in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Established by traditional landowners, its primary aim is to support the Fitzroy Crossing people in developing strong and sustainable communities and organisations.

 

Marra Worra Worra works with the Bunuba, Gooniyandi, Wangkatjungka, Walmajarri and Nyikina groups, and provides a number of support services in the areas of housing, employment, community development and other elements connected to self-determination.

 

With approximately 120 staff and 650 registered members, Marra Worra Worra provides a forum for the people of the region to discuss and act on issues of common concern.  

 

What’s on offer:

Reporting to the Board, the primary responsibility of the role will be to provide both strategic and operational management of the organisation and its subsidiary entities. This will include:

 

  • Implementing a strong strategic plan in line with the organisation's vision;

  • Building a cohesive staff structure, including structuring the Management Team in a manner that will drive the organisation forward;

  • Establishing strong relationships with the Board and a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders;

  • Fostering a positive and collaborative workplace culture;

  • Acknowledging and maintaining the strong Aboriginal context that Marra Worra Worra exists within; and

  • Continuing to drive a change management program.

 

About You:

We are seeking a CEO who has prior experience at CEO or executive level and who will possess the core skills required to ensure success. These will include: 

 

  • Sound financial acumen;

  • Business management experience; 

  • First class leadership skills;

  • Community and stakeholder engagement; 

  • High level communication skills;

  • An outcomes focussed approach; and

  • Importantly, you will also bring a very good understanding of working with indigenous communities or in a cross-cultural context. 

 

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

 

Intending applicants should be aware that the position is to be predominantly to be based in Fitzroy Crossing, however this could be on a FIFO roster with the balance of time spent at the Perth office.  

 

A Candidate Prospectus is available by emailing Judith Clark judith@lesterblades.com.au . After reviewing the Prospectus further confidential telephone enquiries may be made to James Fairbairn on 08 9221 0744.

 

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to applications@lesterblades.com.au quoting Reference LB302674.  

 

Preference to receive applications by 

9.00am, WST Monday 25th October 2021

 


CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation

 

Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation is the largest and oldest Aboriginal resource agency in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Established by traditional landowners, its primary aim is to support the Fitzroy Crossing people in developing strong and sustainable communities and organisations.

 

Marra Worra Worra works with the Bunuba, Gooniyandi, Wangkatjungka, Walmajarri and Nyikina groups, and provides a number of support services in the areas of housing, employment, community development and other elements connected to self-determination.

 

With approximately 120 staff and 650 registered members, Marra Worra Worra provides a forum for the people of the region to discuss and act on issues of common concern.  

 

What’s on offer:

Reporting directly to the CEO, you will work closely with the Board and Executive on all matters related to the effective financial management and governance of the organisation.  This will include:

 

  • Implementing the MWWAC Investment Strategy, and providing strategic advice;

  • Establishing strong relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders and business partners;

  • Work closely with the operational managers of various directly owned business entities to advise them on relevant commercial matters;

  • Ongoing building of capacity through the implementation of robust controls, policies, systems and procedures; 

  • Building a cohesive finance team structure, including structuring the team in a manner that will drive the organisation forward.

  • Acknowledging and maintaining the strong Aboriginal context that Marra Worra Worra exists within.

 

About You:

  • Qualified CA / CPA or equivalent;

  • Relevant experience in a similar financial management role;  

  • High level analytical skills;

  • Commercial negotiations experience;

  • Stakeholder engagement skills; 

  • Strong interpersonal skills;

  • Organised and with a strong attention to detail; and

  • Importantly, you will also bring a very good understanding of working with indigenous communities or in a cross-cultural context. 

 

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

 

Intending applicants should be aware that the position is to be predominantly to be based in Perth, however travel to Fitzroy Crossing will be required.  

 

A Candidate Prospectus is available by emailing Judith Clark judith@lesterblades.com.au  After reviewing the Prospectus further confidential telephone enquiries may be made to James Fairbairn on 08 9221 0744.

 

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to applications@lesterblades.com.au quoting Reference LB302675.  

 

Preference to receive applications by 

9.00am, WST Monday 25th October 2021

 


 

 

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (YAC)

 

Meetings & Duties

Directors have a vitally important role in overseeing YAC and must be committed to comply with the duties imposed by law and act in the best interests of YAC. Independent Directors provide the YAC Board with specialist knowledge and skills as well as mentoring and support of traditional owner directors. YAC is seeking to appoint an Independent Director for a term of two years.

 

Independent Directors have an obligation to attend all meetings, including monthly Board meetings, regular Committee meetings, and other meetings from time to time.  Board meetings can be conducted in the Pilbara, Perth or other locations across Western Australia.

 

Eligibility and Criteria

In order to be eligible applicants must meet the requirements as outlined in Rule 9.3 and 9.7 of the YAC Rule Book including:

 

  • Holding qualifications (or equivalent) in financial management, corporate governance, law, or another related field such as native title and heritage, large scale mining operations and indigenous business development;

  • Completed an Australian Institute of Company Directors Course or equivalent.

 

Experience working with Aboriginal communities, ATSI run entities and/or the industry is highly regarded and should be commented on in any expression of interest.

 

Fees

Reasonable meeting and travel fees are paid. 

 

How to Apply

To express your interest in becoming a YAC Independent Director please submit the following information via email to secretary@yinhawangka.com.au by the deadline: 

  1. Cover letter addressing the Eligibility and Criteria and outlining what strengths and motivations you believe you can bring to the YAC board (max 2 pages)

  2. Resume

  3. Completed Consent to Act Form (available at http://www.yinhawangka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/YAC-Independent-Director-EOI-form-2021.pdf )

 

Questions and Enquiries

Contact Madelaine Fisher on madelaine.fisher@yinhawangka.com.au

 

Applications Close 5pm WST Friday 15 October 2021

 


 

INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

 

Yinhawangka Benefits Management Structure

 

Background Information

The Yinhanwangka People are the native title claimants and traditional custodians of approximately one million hectares of land and water in the central Pilbara, including the mining town of Paraburdoo.



Mutual Trust is the Trustee of the Yinhawangka Benefits Management Structure, which includes the Yinhawangka Charitable Trust and the Yinhawangka Direct Benefits Trust.



Mutual Trust has been asked to seek proposals from multiple individuals who believe that they have the skills, experience and qualifications to act in the role of the Independent Member of the Yinhanwangka Decision Making Committee (DMC).



 

The Role

The DMC is an important driver in regard to the administration of the Yinhanwangka Trusts. They assist with liaison between the Trustee and the Beneficiaries, helping to run the Trusts in an appropriate way. The DMC creates, develops and approves Policies for both Trusts, to distribute, invest and accumulate trust funding. It also helps the Trustee to create and set an Annual Plan of how it will spend money each financial year and to also develop Strategic Plans for both Trusts.



 

Qualifications

Candidates must meet some particular standards in terms of skills, abilities and qualifications, as set out in the Trust Deeds. More information is contained in the Expression of interest document.



 

To Apply

For an expression of interest (EOI) pack, please email Andrew Morgan, Senior Client Manager via email: andrew.morgan@mutualtrust.com.au.



Candidates will need to make a written submission in response to the EOI document and provide a copy of their current CV prior to the closing date.




 

Next steps

Proposals will be reviewed and following preparation of a short list of applicants, invitations to attend a selection committee meeting in early November in Perth will be issued, where candidates will be expected to provide a presentation to the selection committee. 

                                                                 

Applications Close 5pm WST Friday 15 October 2021

 


 

INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

B1 Banjima Direct Benefits Trust and Banjima Charitable Trust

 

Members of the Decision Making Committees of the B1 Banjima Direct Benefits Trust and the Banjima Charitable Trust are seeking expressions of interest from experienced, qualified and motivated individuals who are interested in appointment as independent members to carry out Banjima strategic aspirations - supporting Banjima culture, building the capacity of Banjima People and promoting strong and healthy families today and for future generations.

 

About Banjima Country

Banjima Country is located in the central Pilbara region of Western Australia and covers more than 1 million hectares of land. The Banjima People continue to have a strong bond to this ancient landscape and the unique places within it — including the Fortescue Marsh and Karijini National Park.

 

The Banjima People were granted determination of Native Title on 11 March 2014 following 15 years of legal processes.

 

The Committees

The Direct Benefit Trust and the Banjima Charitable Trust form part of the Benefits Management Structure established to receive, hold and manage all assets arising from the determination, specifically substantial and on-going contributions from Rio Tinto and BHP. 

 

Under the structure, the Decision Making Committees work closely with the Trustee, Australian Executor Trustees (AET), other sub-committees and Councils, and Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (BNTAC), the Prescribed Body Corporate.

 

 

The Role

The primary objective of these positions is to provide to the Banjima Traditional Owners independent advice that supports the diligent distribution of Banjima Charitable Trust and Direct Benefits Trust funds in line with internal and external compliance requirements and the Banjima people’s strategic aspirations.

 

The impartial expertise and guidance of independent members is vital to corporate governance compliance, bolstering growth, locating core issues and playing a pivotal role in increasing the capacity of all members.

 

Independent members will be appointed for a period of up to three years and meetings for members of both Committees are convened in the Pilbara and in Perth. The roles are remunerated.

 

 

The Criteria

Ideally, candidates will have experience and qualifications in management, governance, finance, business and community economic development or similar areas. Demonstrated business acumen and an understanding of the social impacts of decision making will be highly valued, along with knowledge of Native Title principles and laws, and an understanding of the opportunities and issues of regional implementation. 

 

Previous experience in governance with high standards of integrity, ethics and corporate governance is essential and a capacity to demonstrate culturally appropriate leadership with resilience, intrinsic motivation and independence is vital.

 

 

To Apply

For an overview of the eligibility and selection criteria, and information on how to apply, please email executiveofficer@fdio.com.au

 

For more information, please contact Danielle Edman, Executive Officer, FDIO on the above email.

 

Applications Close Monday 11 October 2021

 


 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Puutu Kunti Kurrama

 

The Organisation:

The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC administers the traditional lands and waters of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama people and the Pinikura people on their behalf. These lands and waters cover approximately 10,888 square kilometres of Western Australia’s Pilbara region, between Onslow and Tom Price. Under the direction of the PKKP people, the Corporation manages and exercise the PKKP peoples native title rights to ensure that their country is properly cared for, their culture remains strong and vibrant and a prosperous future is built for the PKKP people.

With a high calibre Board and management structure in place, strong financials and a clear strategic vision, this is an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and outcomes driven CEO to join PKKP at an exciting time for the organisation.  

 

What’s on offer:

Reporting to the Board, your core duties will include:

 

  • Ensure the preservation and advancement of the PKKP peoples’ culture and heritage and embed this in the best practice systems of the Corporation; 

  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and management; 

  • Lead a team of professional managers and staff; 

  • Ensure compliance with the range of native title, statutory, legal, financial and contractual obligations; 

  • Provide advice to the Board of Directors on strategic positioning, governance best practice and economic development opportunities; 

  • Manage the complex relationships with the mining companies that operate on PKKP land; 

  • Engage with the PKKP community and all other stakeholders.

 

About You

The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC is a complex organisation with a significant and diverse range of strategic responsibilities. You must be a highly experienced executive leader, who possesses the core leadership skills required to ensure the continued advancement of the PKKP people, whilst managing the complex organisational requirements. 

 

These in particular will be: 

  • extensive senior level experience in a leadership role, one that has included multiple and diverse responsibilities;  

  • knowledge of, or exposure to, native title and aboriginal heritage legal framework; 

  • leadership and mentoring;

  • community and stakeholder engagement; 

  • first class communication skills; and

  • importantly, you will also bring a very good understanding of working with indigenous communities or in a crosscultural context. 

 

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

 

Intending applicants should be aware that the position is to be residentially based in Karratha, however regular travel to Perth will be necessary.  This position is not considered to be fly in fly out as the CEO will need to have the ability to embed themselves in, and gain the trust of, the PKKP people.

 

A Candidate Prospectus is available by emailing Judith Clark judith@lesterblades.com.au . After reviewing the Prospectus further confidential telephone enquiries may be made to James Fairbairn on 08 9221 0744.

 

Our preference is to receive your application by 4.00pm, WST Friday 8th October 2021.

 

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to applications@lesterblades.com.au quoting Reference LB302665.  

 


 

INDEPENDENT EXPERT TRUST DIRECTOR

Yamatji Funds Management Limited (trustee) Board and Yamatji Southern Regional Corporation (YSRC) Board.

 

 

The YSRC Nominations Committee is seeking expressions of interest from experts with relevant professional skills to fill a vacant Independent Expert Trust Director position to be a director of Yamatji Funds Management Limited and YSRC. 

 

 

Background

Geraldton based YSRC was established in Jan 2020 following the authorisation of the Yamatji Nation Indigenous Land Use Agreement (YNILUA), in Dec 2019.  YSRC is responsible for the implementation of the YNILUA and is part of the Governance Framework that has been established to receive, hold and manage all of the assets arising from the agreement. The governance structure also provides for Yamatji Enterprises Limited, Yamatji Funds Management Limited and Bundi Yamatji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC as subsidiary entities. The Directors of the three subsidiaries are also Directors of YSRC.

 

Yamatji Funds Management Limited is a joint trustee with licensed trustee Mutual Trust, which manage Yamatji Nation Trust, beneficiary of YNSRA benefits.

 

 

The Role

The Independent Expert Trust Director will act and provide impartial expertise and guidance to fellow board members on the YSRC and the Yamatji Funds Management Limited boards. The role of Independent Director will be vital to bolstering growth, locating core issues and playing a pivotal role in building generations of strength. The Independent Director can join meetings virtually and sometimes on country. The role is remunerated. 

 

 

The Criteria

The Nominations Committee will evaluate individuals with demonstrable experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas: corporate governance; strategic planning and implementation; communication; business development or business management; finance, accounting or financial management; and legal.

 

Applicants are required to have at least 2 years Board experience, successful completion of a Company Director’s course, be financially literate, possess leadership experience and have a proven track record of teamwork. In addition, the applicant must be able to meet criteria specific to Yamatji Funds Management Limited as detailed in the Expression of Interest information pack. A genuine interest in contributing to the social and economic future of the Yamatji people is essential.

 

 

How to apply

For an Expression of Interest information pack and further details on how to apply, please email hr@ysrc.com.au

 

 

Applications close 4pm Friday 1 October 2021

 


 

 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SHINE

 

The Board of Shine is seeking expressions of interest from individuals identifying as ATSI to fill two (2) vacancies for Non-executive Directors to actively increase the Indigenous voice within the organisation.

 

 

About SHINE

SHINE is a complementary education program that supports girls and young women who are at risk of disengaging from the mainstream education system because of personal disruption to, disconnection from, or discontinuity with the school curriculum and the school community. SHINE includes students from Years 7 – 10.  SHIMMER is an extension of Shine that runs in primary schools for Year 6 students.

 

The multi-faceted life skills program develops a fundamental understanding amongst students of accountability, responsibility, connection, confidence, self-love, trust, structure, respect for oneself and others, communication and the ability to make decisions in their own lives.

 

 

The Role

The Board is responsible for providing strategic direction and governance oversight of SHINE Inspire Achieve Belong Inc (SHINE), acting in accordance with the Code of Conduct and the law, in order to best serve the interests of students, partners, members, employees and suppliers as well as the local community where it operates.

 

SHINE currently has two Non-Executive Director vacancies and is particularly seeking individuals who can actively increase the indigenous voice within the organisation. 

 

Non-Executive Director roles and responsibilities include:

  • Support the provision of education to Indigenous and non-Indigenous girls and young women

  • Support the empowerment of girls and young women, often from disadvantaged backgrounds

  • Provide non-executive leadership 

  • Make key connections into networks

  • Build the profile of SHINE regionally and nationally

  • Set the strategic objectives / long term SHINE vision

  • Provide useful insights to the Board and CEO to help guide SHINE forward

  • Oversee management’s implementation of SHINE’s strategic objectives and its performance generally

  • Ensure SHINE has an appropriate risk management framework and risk appetite 

  • Actively contributing to scheduled Board meetings

  • Approve operating budgets and major capital expenditure

  • Stay abreast of issues relating to the sector SHINE operates in

  • Appoint the chairperson of the Board and

  • Other statutory and normal Board functions.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Knowledge and appreciation of Indigenous culture

  • Active networks and connections

  • Board and governance experience

  • Previous experience in the Not-for-Profit sector, particularly related to Indigenous education provision

  • Financial acumen

 

Desirable / Highly regarded:

  • A background in business development

  • Experience in fundraising and communication

  • A Board governance qualification 

 

For further details please contact: chair@shinetoday.com.au or ceo@shinetoday.com.au

 

 


INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

PKKP TRUST DECISION MAKING COMMITTEE

 

The PKKP People are seeking applications for Independent Director for the Decision Making Committee (DMC) for the PKKP Charitable and Direct Benefits Trust.

 

PKKP VISION To build a strong PKKP People who are self-determined and prosperous.

PKKP VALUES CULTURE |  RESPECT |  HONESTY |  COMPASSION  | TRANSPARENCY

 

The Role of DMC is to:

 

  • Review the Trustee’s compliance and provide recommendations to the Trustee on how it fulfils its obligations under the Trust Deeds.

  • Provide recommendations to the Trustee as to the fulfilment of the Trust Objects.

  • Assist the Trustee to manage its relationships and liaise with the PKKP People, the PKKP Council & the PKKP Aboriginal Corporation.

  • Foster mutual respect and cooperation between the PKKP People, the PKKP Council, the Trustee & the PKKP Aboriginal Corporation.

  • Develop the executive capacity and community development functions of the Executive Office. 

 

 

The Independent Director role will:

 

  • Provide leadership, direction and support to the DMC and PKKPAC Funding Committee;

  • Monitor and review the PKKP strategic plan and strategic objective outcomes;

  • Review the management of the Trusts finances;

  • Promote and uphold principles of good governance;

  • Attend all board meetings, occurring bi-monthly;

  • Promote effective and efficient lines of communication; and

  • Undertake appropriate cross-cultural training as required.

  • Have experience working with Aboriginal communities and/or willing to undertake cultural awareness training as required

  • Have completed the AICD Company Directors Course

 

 

Commitment:

 

  • Between 14 – 20 days of meetings per year. (Sitting fees and travel allowance payable)

  • Be easily contactable as business arises for circular resolution

  • Virtual attendance can be facilitated during COVID-19, however the preference is face-to-face

  • Attendance at 2x PKKP Peoples meeting per year (April & October)

  • Most meetings occur in Karratha, Onslow and sometimes Perth.

  • Uphold the PKKP values and achievement of the PKKP Strategic Vision

  • Maintain confidentiality and protect any PKKP Intellectual Property

 

To Apply:

Your EOI should include a CV and a letter detailing your interest and demonstration of your eligibility.



For further information or to submit your expressions of interest, please contact Taliah Payne, Senior Trust Manager – Native Title, Perpetual, at NED@perpetual.com.au or call 08 9224 4447. 

 

Closing 9am WST 1 October 2021

 


 

Independent Member - Finance Sub-Committee

Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation, Registered Native Title Body Corporate ICN 8093

 

Port Augusta, SA

 

The Kokatha People are the Traditional Owners of a large area of land in the northern region of South Australia, estimated to extend over some 140,000 km2.  Traditionally the Kokatha people have been associated with the land that is to the north of Port Augusta, stretching from Lake Torrens in the east to the Gawler Ranges in the West.  This includes the land surrounding BHP Billiton’s Olympic Dam Mine Project located at Roxby Downs and Oz Mineral’s new copper-gold project at Carrapateena.

 

The primary responsibility of Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC is to manage the native title rights and interests of the Common Law Holders.

 

The Kokatha Aboriginal Corporation board is establishing a Finance Sub-Committee to provide independent advice and assurance to the board which allows them to fulfil their fundamental obligation to have oversight of the corporation’s financial performance.

 

The role of the independent member is to build the financial skills of the Kokatha members of the committee to interpret the statement of financial position and provide robust advice to the board of directors on the corporation’s financial position.

 

The committee meets remotely by video conference five times per year.  Meetings are held in the month following end of each financial quarter and to review the end of financial year audited reports before presentation to the board.  The duration of each meeting is not expected to exceed four hours.

 

We are seeking a committed professional willing to develop and build the capacity of the sub-committee.  You must have accounting qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience in commercial sectors, including the not-for-profit sector.

 

The appointment of the independent member is for a maximum term of three years and is remunerated at $450 per meeting.

 

Please download the Expression of Interest and the Terms of Reference for the position from our web site for more information.

 

Contact John Ramsay john.ramsay@kokatharntbc.com.au : Tel: 0475 603 935

 

Applications close 5.30pm (AEST) MONDAY 27 September 2021.

 


 

 

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.