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Central Desert is seeking a PBC Coordinator.

Central Desert has a Client Services team based in East Perth with frequent travel to remote WA to support Prescribed Bodies Corporate clients.

A PBC is the corporate entity established to represent a native title holding group, in all matters relating to native title. The PBC is the first point of contact for government and other parties (for example, mining companies) who wish to talk with the native title holders or undertake activities on native title land.

The role will work closely with the PBC to and support our clients to progress and manage their business. The core function of the role to support the PBC to manage and build their business whilst also providing Secretariat Services. Working within small multidisciplinary teams you will provide governance and organisation support and assist in delivery of meetings for several of the PBCs within the Central Desert region.

Central Desert is a fast paced, value driven organisation doing rewarding and important work for its clients. If you are interested in working in the not-for-profit sector and making a difference in the lives of Indigenous Western Australians, then this could be the perfect fit.

To be considered for this position, you will have:

1. Experience working directly with Aboriginal people, particularly in remote communities, and with a high level of cultural competence.

2. Demonstrated commitment to customer service excellence and continuous improvement.

3. Analytical and problem-solving skills.

4. Sound understanding of Corporate Governance principles.

5. Well-developed interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clear information to clients and stakeholders.

6. Experience in dealing with sensitive and challenging public enquiries by telephone and face to face, in a courteous and helpful manner.

7. The ability to work effectively and communicate with numerous small teams.

8. Demonstrated self-motivation with initiative.

9. Strong time management skills with an ability to work on multiple projects/meetings simultaneously and meet deadlines.

10. Competence in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including Teams).

11. Ability to travel to regional and remote areas for meetings and projects on a regular basis, with the possibility of occasional travel for periods exceeding 7 days.

12. Current and unrestricted manual driver’s licence.

In addition to a rewarding and dynamic position, Central Desert can offer benefits such as:

1. generous salary packaging options;

2. superannuation in addition to salary presented;

3. long service leave available pro rata after five years of continuous service;

4. additional paid leave between Christmas and New Years;

5. paid parental leave, available after 12 months of service;

6. free onsite parking, as well as being in close proximity to public transport;

7. a flexible and supportive work environment, with working from home opportunities;

8. supported and endorsed social events.

This role is full time for a 2-year maximum term contract, with possible extension defendant on grant funding.


A detailed Duty Statement can be requested by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

To apply

1. Complete a detailed cover letter clearly addressing the criteria above (a maximum of three pages); and

2. Submit your cover letter with your resume in PDF format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Central Desert requires a National Police Clearance, no older than 6 months and evidence of an unrestricted manual driver’s license. 

Please note: You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed immediately. 

Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.