Site Coordinator

Job Description








Location: Remote - Bulman, Central Arnhem Land

Duration: 6-month contract with potential for extension

Reports to: Project Manager

Company Overview:

Mimal Land Management is an organisation dedicated to sustainable land management and community development in Central Arnhem Land. We are currently undertaking a significant project involving the construction of multiple buildings aimed at enhancing learning and community facilities.

About the Role:

As a Site Coordinator with Mimal Land Management, you will play a pivotal role in the successful execution of our construction project, reporting to the Project Manager. You will be responsible for overseeing the on-site operations, ensuring the timely completion of tasks, and fostering the inclusion of local workforces. This position requires a combination of strong leadership skills, construction expertise desirably in rammed earth construction, and the ability to work effectively in a remote environment.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Coordinate on-site activities and resources to ensure the timely and efficient completion of construction projects to quality standards

2. Foster an inclusive environment for local workforces, particularly focusing on unskilled and semi-skilled labour for rammed earth construction

3. Engage with the workforce, providing support and guidance to individuals with varying levels of skills and commitment

4. Oversee workplace health and safety protocols and ensure compliance with relevant regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines e.g. safe handling procedures and early identification of hazardous materials

5. Collaborate with Project Manager to develop workflows, templates, and safe work method statements

6. Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of budgets and work plans

7. Manage subcontractors and trades to ensure the smooth progress of construction activities

8. Manage permits and approvals, liaising with relevant authorities as necessary

9. Perform operational tasks, coordinate logistics, maintain accurate records and documentation of on-site activities and report on progress

10. Assist with other activities as required by the Project Manager / CEO.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to work remotely
  • A background in earthworks, concreting, carpentry, or scaffolding is preferred
  • Previous experience in building supervision, preferably on remote construction sites
  • Strong coordination and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple activities simultaneously to meet deadlines
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on capacity building and mentorship
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and make sound decisions
  • Flexibility to adapt to unexpected situations
  • Current driver's license, 4WD off-road driving experience and basic vehicle maintenance skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience or knowledge of rammed earth construction techniques
  • Training experience or qualifications
  • Experience with unique construction projects and a commitment to sustainable and efficient resource management
  • Experience with remote construction site logistics coordination and challenges
  • Experience working with indigenous communities and understanding of cultural protocols and sensitivities


Bulman is a dry community, candidates must be able to live an alcohol-free lifestyle.

This job description is subject to change as the project progresses. The Site Coordinator will work closely with project stakeholders to adapt to evolving requirements and priorities.

For more information and to apply for this role, click the “Apply for this job now” button and upload your Resume or contact Kieran Moran on 0438 146 819 for a confidential discussion.