AHV Careers

Peer Researcher

More Than a Landlord – Peer Researcher – Casual Contract

  • Work Type/s: casual
  • Location: North Fitzroy, Ballarat, Geelong
  • Applications close: COB 1 January 2021

Peer Researchers are people from within the Victorian Aboriginal community who are trained to undertake research in the community.

Key attributes and skills required for the role include:

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people.
  • Ability to engage, support and build relationships with individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and managers
  • Ability to plan and organise work schedule independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and word-processing skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team as well as independently under general supervision

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration and generous salary packaging benefits that increase your take home pay
  • An organisation that is genuine about kindness, compassion, courtesy and dignity
  • Job satisfaction from making a difference every day
  • A friendly and supportive work environment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only can apply.

Current or past tenants of AHV preferred.

Position based in North Fitzroy, Ballarat and Geelong.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria in the attached position description by COB 1 January 2021. Applications must address the selection criteria to be considered. Email to jobs@ahvic.org.au.

For enquiries about the role or for assistance in applying, please contact Rhiannon at jobs@ahvic.org.au

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Project Manager

Job Overview – Project Manager (2 year maximum term)

AHV has successfully won a significant funding bid from the State Government to undertake maintenance and upgrade works to Aboriginal housing properties. The portfolio comprises approximately 2,000 self-contained units and five hostels and rooming houses located across the state.

The role of the Project Manager is to utilise AHV internal resources and external consultants/contractors to drive cost, time, and resource efficiencies with the project.  

The role will be key to adhering to tight delivery timeframes and meeting funding milestones throughout the project.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Resource management – internal and external
  • Develop Project Management documentation including project plans, schedules, and resource plans with stakeholders
  • Prepare timely and accurate cost and program reports
  • Maintain and develop strong staff and project stakeholder relationships

Who are we looking for?

  • A Project Manager with strong values alignment to AHV
  • Minimum 5 years’ project management experience within property/construction
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Experience in social housing will be viewed favorably  
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and solve problems creatively
  • Sound understanding of project management software tools, methodologies, and best practice.

Please apply via the link on Seek. For a confidential discussion regarding your suitability, please call our recruitment partner, Debbie MacDonald of Title Recruitment on 0410 823 234 or email queries (but not applications) to debbie@titlerecruitment.com.au. Please be advised that any direct approaches to AHV will be forwarded to Title Recruitment.

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