Trust for Nature is a not-for-profit organisation that works to protect native plants and wildlife in cooperation with private landholder. Created in 1972 under the Victorian Conservation Trust Act 1972 (Vic), Trust for Nature has a proud history of working across the government, not-for profit and private sectors to achieve permanent protection of important conservation land across Victoria.
We have a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
Reporting to the Area Manager this newly created role is integral to the delivery of Trust for Nature’s projects in South Central Victoria. The role delivers, monitors and evaluates projects that achieve strategic biodiversity outcomes. This role will be responsible for the delivery of multiple projects including management of a small team to deliver strategic projects across South Central Victoria.
To read the detailed responsibilities of the role, please review the Position Description.
This role offers a full-time base salary of $86,242 – $92,790p.a., plus superannuation (salary from 1 Jan 2024).
This is a 12-month fixed term full time position (open to part time). The role is based in Melbourne CBD with regular travel throughout South Central Victoria.
We are searching for someone who is experienced in leading projects. The successful candidate will come with;
- At least 5 years of experience working in the environmental sector.
- Degree in environmental science, natural resource management, or similar/ relevant experience
- Understanding of conservation principles and practices, including legislation, and knowledge of Victorian Ecological Vegetation Classes, flora and fauna.
- Demonstrated project management experience, including managing risks and budgets, and writing reports.
- Experience supporting staff to deliver projects
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including writing reports and communicating project outcomes to multiple audiences via a range of techniques (e.g. presentations, reports).
- Demonstrated experience building stakeholder relationships with agency partners, Traditional Owners, conservation organisations, and community groups.
Please submit a cover letter along with your resume via seek.
We intend to move quickly with this role and will be reviewing applications as they are received, applications will close Sunday 3rd December.
Trust for Nature is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We are continually working to build an inclusive and culturally safe workplace. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people.
Please note, a National Police Check is required to be conducted as part of the selection process. Our practices are inclusive and based on equal opportunity principles. A positive result from a police check would only preclude employment in certain circumstances.
If you need further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Project Manager – South Central.