About Us

Karlka Nyiyaparli Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (KNAC) is the Native Title representative group for the Nyiyaparli People, with approximately 400 current members. The Nyiyaparli People are the Traditional Owners of approximately 36,684 square kilometres of land and waters in the east Pilbara region. This area includes the Aboriginal communities of Jigalong and Parnpajinya, several pastoral leases, and significant mining operations. Locations within the Determination Area are places of particular significance to the Nyiyaparli people, including ceremonial sites, songlines, permanent pools, and natural resources.


This role is located at KNAC’s South Hedland offices.

We strongly encourage applications from Nyiyaparli and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the General Manager, Community & Corporate Services (GM CCS), the Office Manager supports the operational functions of corporate and community services by facilitating all corporate administrative functions, coordinating meetings and travel procedures, providing high-level and confidential corporate administrative support, and liaising with KNAC members as required. The role involves line management and development of the Member Services Team.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Lead and coordinate office operations and staff
  • Ensure timely administrative processes and compliance
  • Develop and maintain organisational policies
  • Provide high-level support to General Manager, Community & Corporate Services
  • Oversee corporate functions and facilities management
  • Generate reports and attend meetings
  • Supervise front office and member services
  • Manage office supplies and equipment
  • Maintain a safe office environment

Qualifications & Experience

Essential qualifications and experience include:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to follow procedures and work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to confidentiality
  • Enthusiastic, proactive, flexible, and self-motivated
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to obtain a National Criminal Record Check
  • Desirable qualifications and experience:
  • Tertiary education in Office Administration (completed or pursuing)
  • Experience in managing office functions
  • Familiarity with WH&S standards and practices
  • Experience providing high-level administrative support to senior management

Why Join Us?

Working with KNAC offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the preservation and promotion of Nyiyaparli cultural heritage. We value a safe, respectful, and inclusive work environment and are committed to professional growth and development.

We also offer a competitive remuneration package that includes superannuation; professional development allowance; salary sacrifice (which includes remote housing allowance); allocation of a work vehicle for business use; and mobile, laptop and uniform.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and qualifications. Applications will be received via seek.

For enquires about the role please contact Human Resources via email at

The closing date for this role is 9.00am on Friday, 21 June 202 

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