Engineering on Country - Focus Group Facilitator

Posted by Western Australia Region, 12th June 2019
Location: WA Region, Western Australia
Applications close 28th June 2019

Background
The EoC Focus Group Coordinator is part of the EWB WA Region and exists to:
• Represent WA region in all matters relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander.
• Represent WA region in EWB’s Knowledge Hub.
• Lead the WA region’s effort in EoC, working within EWB’s National strategies & goals.
• Facilitates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander awareness in EWB WA.

Role description
EWB WA is looking for 1 volunteers to fulfil the role of EoC Focus Group Coordinator with EoC WA Team. The position begins as soon as possible on a voluntary basis for approximately 12 months to 24 months. The position will be set up and supported with guidance from the preceding EoC FG Coordinator.
Expected time requirement: 4 hours per week, with attendance at monthly committee meetings and meetings with EoC stakeholders / partnerships where necessary
Note: successful applicants must be professional EWB members (https://ewba.secure.force.com/CICM/Membership/EWB)

Key Responsibilities & Actions

• Represent WA region in all matters relevant to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander.
• Proactive in managing projects and maintaining relationships.
• Present progress to EWB WA / National Team as required.
• Work with EWB Staff and other volunteers to resource initiatives with our community partners.
• Develop budget and strategy documents as required.
• Liaise with external stakeholders and internal EWB WA Teams for assistance and sponsorship opportunities.

Key Dates & Events
• Roelands Team Meeting (where necessary)
• EoC Knowledge Hub Teleconference (once a month) (desirable)
• WA Regional Meetings (second Monday each month) (desirable)
• WA Open Space Evenings (fourth Monday each month) (desirable)
• Events (e.g. Educational and Social Corporate events)

Contacts
Min Hamid
WA Engineering on Country Focus Group Coordinator
wa.eoc@ewb.org.au
0405401559

Skills / Experience
• A commitment and passion for reconciliation and working with Aboriginal Communities
• Excellent written and oral communications skills, with ability to synthesise information
• Demonstrated adaptability, flexibility and patience to deal with expectations of stakeholders’ involvement in projects
• Strong organisational skills including management and delegation
• Flexibility to work with community partners, professional engineers and students

Please send your application to wa.member@ewb.org.au with CV and a short cover letter. ?Applications close 28th June at 23:50 or until position is filled.