Recruitment Coordinator

BAC is a large and complex regional community development organisation providing services to homelands in the Maningrida region, administering some 50 grants and managing a suite of businesses and programs including:  Housing, Civil Works, Essential Services, Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Bawinanga Rangers, Barlmarrk Supermarket, Fuel Supplies, Mechanical Workshops, Arts and Culture/Djomi Museum, Wild Foods Café, Community Patrol, Employment Services and Money Management Services.

BAC is governed by a Board of Directors who are elected by corporation members every two years.  BAC enacts policies developed at the executive level through the leadership of the CEO and the Senior Management team.

BAC’s mission is to improve the lifeways of our people on land and sea in order to preserve and grow culture and language.

BAC is a values-based organisation with an emphasis on: Trust, Transparency, Innovation and Partnership.  These are principles and behaviours we display when working together.

The main purpose of this role is to coordinate recruitment activities for BAC under the direction of the HR Manager.

To be successful you must have:


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role or qualifications in Business or Human Resource Management
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct mass recruitment activities.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast pace working environment with demanding priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a remote aboriginal community environment, with knowledge and understanding of aboriginal protocol and culture.
  • Sound knowledge of legislative framework of HR Practice including Fair Work Act, Health and Safety regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate appropriately to various internal, external customers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to take follow instructions, take initiative, be proactive and work unsupervised
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Possess a current Australian Drivers Licence
  • National Police Clearance


  • Experience with external recruitment platforms such as Seek and LinkedIn
  • Use of Microsoft Office

What are we offering you?…..In return for your skills and experience you will be rewarded with:

A generous salary package
6 weeks Annual Leave
Salary Sacrificing options
17.5% Annual Leave loading
Rent free accommodation if you are relocating to Maningrida
12% superannuation
Most importantly you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in culture while creating memories, experiences and engaging with people that will change your life.

This position is in Maningrida, an indigenous community 500 km north east of Darwin. This is not a FIFO role, living and working in a remote community is not for everyone, please consider this before applying.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application by emailing your current resume and detailed cover letter addressing the essential selection criteria to:

PD – Recruitment Coordinator

Expression of interest