Mabu Yawuru Ngan-ga (MYN) Project Officer

  • Full Time

Website Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd.

About this Job


“Making mabu liyan real for all, always”

People, land, culture, prosperity


Nyamba Buru Yawuru (NBY) means ‘This is the place of Yawuru’. NBY is the operational company of the Yawuru Native Title Holders Aboriginal Corporation. NBY manages the day-to-day business of Yawuru and is engaged in a diverse range of projects which help to provide social, cultural, environmental, and financial sustainability for the future of Yawuru people.



The Mabu Yawuru Ngan-ga Project Officer provides vital support to activities and projects that promote the learning and understandings of Yawuru language and culture. The Project Officer role will facilitate and monitor the implementation of language projects to support the revitalisation and sustainability of Yawuru Ngan-ga, fostering collaborative relationships to connect with language groups/centres that foster positive language partnerships, increase access to language and ensure project targets are met.



1. Experience in administration and project support, preferably in an Aboriginal organisation.

2. Proficient interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to develop good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

3. Proficient organisational skills including ability to manage competing priorities and deliver to agreed specifications.

4. Proficient word processing and computing skills using Microsoft Office programs.

5. Ability to work within a team, demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and a willingness to actively contribute towards achieving NBY’s overall strategies.

6. Knowledge of Kimberley cultural protocols and understandings.



1. Post-secondary qualification and/or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline.

2. Knowledge of barriers faced by Yawuru people and the Yawuru community as a whole.



Applications should be sent electronically to including a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your CV.


Should you require further information relating to this position or process, we welcome your call on (08) 9192 9600 and ask for Bronwyn Clark, Manager Human Resources & Organisational Development.


Applications for this position close at 5pm Tuesday, 23 July 2024.

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