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11/9/2021 Katherine Full Time


Roper Gulf Regional Council is recruiting for our next Human Resources Manager. This role will be a 3 year, fixed term contract and will provide the following experience:

  1. Strong focus on indigenous workforce strategies
  2. Genuine leadership role
  3. Unique natural and cultural environment

About the Council

Roper Gulf Regional Council is located in the south-east top end of the Northern Territory bounded by the southern Kakadu escarpments, the northern Barkly Tablelands, the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Queensland border. It covers 201,000 square kilometres and is home to approximately 7,000 people.

Based in Katherine and reporting to the General Manager Corporate Services and Sustainability, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing the overall workforce strategy with an emphasis on indigenous workforce initiatives, Industrial Relations (IR), systems/process improvement and long term strategic planning. You will be the first point of reference for all issues and queries across the broader HR spectrum including performance management, recruitment and retention, staff engagement, employee relations and all Fair Work based matters.

About You

Tertiary qualified in Human Resources or a related discipline, you will have a strong generalist HR background including broad experience across IR/ER, Workplace, Health and Safety, Indigenous Work Force Strategy and Strategic Planning with an excellent grasp of contemporary HR practices. A natural strategic thinker, you also understand the importance of ‘rolling up your sleeves’ and ensuring operational excellence. You will also be an active listener and keen to develop an empathy with and understanding of the unique Roper Gulf communities.

The Opportunity

This is an exceptional opportunity to take the next step forward in your HR career, while also honing new skills and working with a range of highly unique challenges and opportunities. You will also be making a tangible contribution to the long-term sustainability and well-being of all Roper Gulf communities and people.

An attractive remuneration package of $160,000 plus awaits the right person. Relocation and subsidised housing is included along with six weeks annual leave.

To Apply

To download a comprehensive information pack and to apply, visit and search under Job Opportunities > Katherine. For a confidential discussion please call our General Manager Corporate Services and Sustainability, Dave Heron on (08) 8972 ... .

Applications close Sunday 3rd October 2021 at 11:59pm. Previous applicants need not to apply.

Katherine 0850

Human Resources & Recruitment
Salary Type
Annual Package
Job Type
Full Time
Sub Sector
Management - Internal
Contact details

Dave Heron

(08) 8972 ...