Indigenous Participation Coordinator

Location:Western Australia
Job Type:Full Time

About Laing O’Rourke

Laing O’Rourke is a $6 billion international operation with over 50 years of involvement in Australian construction and infrastructure including more than a decade under the Laing O’Rourke banner. We are currently delivering some of Australia’s most exciting projects across the transport, building construction, defence, airports, mining, civil and social infrastructure sectors. Laing O’Rourke is committed to becoming the recognised leader for innovation and excellence in the construction industry.

About the role

Laing O'Rourke is looking to employ an experienced Indigenous Participation Coordinator to form a key part of a high profile public infrastructure project in Perth.

Key responsibilities

You will support our project delivery team to implement appropriate strategies and plans to achieve key deliverables and produce positive outcomes across the project for Aboriginal people, businesses and the community.

You will be required to work collaboratively with the Construction, Commercial and Workforce Development and Industry Participation (WD&IP) teams to manage and ensure direct and subcontractor compliance with project WD&IP targets. You will work with Indigenous owned enterprises, consultants and small businesses to increasing representation across our supply chain.

You will manage and implement key Indigenous initiatives, programs and partnerships.

About you

You will have held a similar position previously and have experience in working in Indigenous engagement. You will have demonstrated experience and understanding of culturally appropriate practices in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s and communities.

Previously experience working in a Communications type role or previous exposure to this would be highly desirable.


We work hard to create an environment that brings out the best in our people. We believe in building careers through providing a safe, connected and innovative culture that supports ongoing growth and development. We offer industry-leading benefits such as specialised learning and development programs, a mental health and wellbeing program, industry leading paid parental leave policy, family friendly work practices, additional purchased leave option and coaching programs for staff on parental leave.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

Laing O'Rourke is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered.