Operations Manager - Yarpa Hub

  • Aboriginal Identified Position
  • Full-Time Contract up to 31 December 2022
  • Salary $143,279 plus 9.5% Super and Other Benefits
  • Located in Liverpool

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity is available for a highly skilled Operations Manager to join our Team at the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC). NSWALC has been contracted to deliver the first Indigenous Business and Employment Hub in Australia. The Yarpa NSW Indigenous Business and Employment Hub (Yarpa) is funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) as part of the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Business Sector Strategy (IBSS). The grant has been provided under the Jobs Land and Economy programme.

“Yarpa”, meaning pathway, reflects the important role the Hub plays guiding Aboriginal people and businesses to economic and employment opportunities.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the efficient functioning of the Yarpa Hub collaborative space which will include a range of administrative, financial and managerial tasks and provide assistance to the Yarpa Hub Director with a range of support duties on a day-to-day basis. In addition, the Operations Manager will be responsible for the smooth operation of the Yarpa Hub office, including the reception functions, to ensure that clients and visitors have a smooth and enjoyable experience whilst using the collaborative space.

Success Profile:

  • Aboriginality – this is an identified position under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
  • Experience in similar role(s), providing a high standard of customer service
  • Experience managing staff and/or leading a small team
  • Ability to communicate professionally, verbally and in writing, at all times
  • Financial management acumen including the ability to undertake reporting and accounting tasks
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to create processes and procedures relating to the management of an office space (or similar)
  • Strong computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office) and ability to learn other software required for professional purposes
  • Proven ability to plan and progress work, and manage time and priorities to achieve results
  • The ability to work autonomously and under pressure with a "can do" attitude, hands on and practical
  • Well-developed financial management skills.


  • Accuracy and consistency in data entry.
  • Knowledge of an electronic records management system.

In Return

The position offers an attractive remuneration package and an extensive range of benefits and conditions including access to salary packaging options.  This is a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic progressive organisation offering a rewarding and challenging career and great potential for development and advancement.

About us

As the State's peak representative body in Aboriginal Affairs, the NSWALC aims to protect the interests and further the aspirations of its members and the broader Aboriginal community. NSWALC is the largest member-based Aboriginal organisation in NSW.

The NSWALC is committed to ensuring a better future for Aboriginal people by working for the return of culturally significant and economically viable land, pursuing cultural, social and economic independence for its people and being politically proactive and voicing the position of Aboriginal people on issues that affect them.

How to Apply

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Applications close Wednesday 25 March 2020


16/03/2020 $0 South West & M5 Corridor 1 Administration & Office Support
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