Job title: Manager, First Nations Engagement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 2024-04-17
Job ID: 32079
Contact name: Bec Mangelsdorf
Phone number: +61437741623
Contact email:

Job Description

About DPC

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) leads the implementation of South
Australia’s strategic priorities and policy commitments in the areas of economic and social
development, international relationships and strengthening engagement between government
and the community.

DPC is currently working to advance engagement levels with People in the Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander communities in South Australia.

Murra Partners has been engaged to recruit an exciting new role, Manager, First Nations

About the role

The Manager, First Nations Engagement is responsible for providing leadership and driving
meaningful and comprehensive engagement with people and communities. This role is to
develop and implement inclusive and empowering policy and projects.

You will work closely with multiple internal and external stakeholders to progress the efforts and
help lead strategic initiatives in line with the Close the Gap and Voice to Parliament agreements.
In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the identification, development, implementation, and delivery of culturally
    appropriate initiatives and policy
  • Providing cultural advice that prioritise and support key strategic opportunities
  • Identifying issues or opportunities for improved project and program delivery
  • Fostering strong working relationships to encourage and increase First Nations
  • Establishing good relationships with First Nations organisations, institutions and

About the Person

We are looking for a strong leader and project manager that is able to navigate cultural
sensitivity within an evolving and ambiguous working environment. You will be a high performer
who has exceptional communication skills and a proven track record managing difficult

If this sounds like you, please get in touch with Yasmine Johnson on 0420 691 100 or Pippa Wanganeen at