Chief Executive Officer
The Jigalong Community Inc (JCI) is seeking Expressions of Interest for this important position, pivotal to the well-being and future social and economic development of this remote and independent Martu community of over 400 people.
A very special person is being sought to respectfully and professionally assist this strongly culturally-based community, which is striving to maintain Martu traditional culture and values, and its leadership, address diverse and complex matters affecting its future social and economic development within a rich mining region, that potentially offers many opportunities for social and economic advancement.
Not only will the highly skilled administrator sought possess all the technical skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully manage the municipal services and diverse organizational operations of this complex remote self-managed community, they will also demonstrate a deep commitment to the advancement of the Martu community and its members.
Located 160 kms east of the town of Newman in the Shire of East Pilbara, JCI is governed by an elected Council of Martu people, responsible for the planning and oversight of the delivery of community administration and management, municipal services, commercial operations and stakeholder management and engagement.
- is the principal staff member and carries overall responsibility for the successful day to day management and operation of JCI, including delivery of municipal services and a number of commercial enterprises and other leases within the reserve.
- is responsible for assisting the Council with strategic planning, identification and accessing of resources, implementing, monitoring and reporting on the success of municipal services and program delivery within Jigalong, and
- as required and directed, represent JCI and its Council in meetings with government, industry and the general public.
The community infrastructure includes 74 houses, a Remote Community school, a health clinic, a community store, a WA Multi Function Police Facility, a large workshop/training facility, an airstrip and a swimming pool. Other providers deliver specialist services from time to time.