NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Chief Executive Officer

Organisation Name The First People of the Millewa-Mallee Aboriginal Corporation (FPMMAC)
Location Mildura & Murray VIC
Date Posted 2023-03-09
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 980802
  • Support connection to Country by working with Traditional Owners and communities
  • Suited to a senior executive working within an Indigenous organisation
  • Mildura location; Work from home flexibility and attractive benefits


The Organisation

The First People of the Millewa-Mallee Aboriginal Corporation (FPMMAC) are a community of family groups who identify as Ngintait  and Latji Latji  that have maintained a continuous connection to their Traditional Country from the initial period of colonisation to present. They are the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country in the north west of Victoria and represent the rights and interests of all First Peoples of the Millewa-Mallee.

In their efforts to continue and expand their connection and cultural activities to their Traditional Country, FPMMAC deliver a range of programs focused on conservation, environmental restoration, natural resource management and ancestral reburial and protection in addition to cultural and heritage services. These programs and services are integral in creating economic opportunity, employment, expanding traditional languages and supporting the Aboriginal community.

Benefits & Culture
  • Flexible work from home
  • Salary packaging
  • Vehicle and telephone
The Role

Reporting to the Chair and working with the Board, you will be integral in driving the strategy and the operational management of the organisation and support the growth and quality of the programs being delivered.
You will be responsible for:
  • Providing inspirational, consultative and confident leadership to the team
  • Identifying further funding opportunities for future sustainability
  • Networking, negotiating and representing FPMMAC to government, community members, partner organisations and other stakeholders
  • Delivering on strategic objectives including ensuring high quality governance across the organisation
  • Funding, compliance, risk and other associated reporting requirements
Skills Required
You are an accomplished CEO or Executive leader with skills ideally developed within an organisation that understands the issues, needs and promotes the rights of the Indigenous community.

Additionally you will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Develop and implement strategy, good governance and inspire a clear vision
  • Provide persuasive, influential and inspirational leadership
  • A track record in reporting to or working with a Board
  • Build trusted and respectful relationships with a broad range of stakeholders across government agencies, community members and partner organisations
  • Sound financial management including managing funded service models and operational excellence
  • Foster and leverage political networks to ensure or enhance ongoing government funding
If leading an organisation that represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and their families connection to Country is important to you, then apply now by sending your resume and cover letter addressing the skills required above. Alternatively, please call Emma Naglieri to discuss your interest on (03) 8080 8978.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.