Coordinator - Projects (Truth Telling)

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


    Build strong internal networks working around assets & significant sites

      Coordinate projects that recognise the importance of Country and Aboriginal Culture

        Permanent role based in Leederville, salary - $92,321 plus Super

        This position is pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Australian Aboriginal descent.

        Where can water take you?

        Advancing your career will advance our community too.

        Water is essential for our future. In each and every Water Corporation role, you’ll have the chance to develop a career, and help the community. With a diverse mix of roles, locations and opportunities across Western Australia, we seek people who want to make a change for the better.

        What the role will offer you

        In this role you will coordinate the project for renaming of Water Corporation assets and identify opportunities for interpretive signage at Water Corporation sites. Working collaboratively with internal and external Aboriginal stakeholders to help develop ideas and concepts into deliverable projects to up-lift cultural awareness, develop cultural competency and recognise the importance of Country and Aboriginal Culture.

        Here are some key tasks that you’ll do:

          Coordinate project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects in line with Water Corporation’s Reconciliation Action Plan and internal Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow relationships strategy

            Coordinate a cultural assessment and acknowledgement of history of Water Corporation assets and sites

              In collaboration with Internal and External stakeholders identify project opportunities:

              oDevelop plan for interpretive signage at Water Corporation sites to strengthen connections, relationships, awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture and knowledge

              oDevelop a plan to install interpretive signage along existing walking trails that acknowledges the local Aboriginal history and culture.

              oDevelop a process and plan for dual naming of Water Corporation sites and assets.

                Establish a network of Aboriginal community stakeholders to gain their input and inform Water Corporation to embed Aboriginal views and values into dual or naming of Water Corporation’s assets and sites

                Your skills and experience:

                There are a few things we’ll look for in your CV:

                  This position is pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Australian Aboriginal descent

                    Considerable experience in project management principles and practices along with project management skills

                      Relevant experience and knowledge of Aboriginal culture, history and impacts of past and present policies

                        Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of past policies and legislations impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people

                          Demonstrated ability to liaise with and build relationships with customers, contractors and stakeholders

                            Demonstrated communication skills, with the ability to inspire and deliver clear and consistent messaging and expectations. Ability to effectively communicate and influence key stakeholders

                              High levels of personal responsibility and accountability with strong focus on results delivery.

                                Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills

                                  Passion and drive to champion Aboriginal advancement

                                  How to apply:

                                  If you are interested in the above opportunity, please submit a detailed resume and a covering letter that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

                                  Please reach out if you would like to speak to a Water Corporation team member to understand more about the role or our Aboriginal Engagement Strategy, “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”.

                                  Applications close Friday 9th June 2023

                                  As part of the recruitment process you will be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

                                  We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

                                  Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

                                  Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

                                  We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce. We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

                                  We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

                                  We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.

                                  Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

                                  To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website.

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