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Tasmania Island Ark – Business Unit Leader

Based in Hobart

Greening Australia is Australia’s largest, national, not-for-profit environmental organisation with a mission to conserve and restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science-based and innovative conservation programs.

The Tasmania Island Ark – Business Unit Leader is the key leadership role in the Tasmanian business and will be responsible for the planning and delivery of key projects for social and environmental outcomes across the full range of Greening Australia programmes including our national flagship Tasmanian Island Ark project. Opportunities existing in the following areas:

  • large scale restoration and associated management services
  • biodiversity offsetting
  • carbon farming
  • mine site rehabilitation and
  • capacity building

This is an excellent opportunity for a 10-year plus experienced General Manager with an understanding of environmental issues and programs across Tasmania to showcase your specialist knowledge and high-level operational management skills. The work you will lead will be across a wide range of landscapes within Tasmania, in collaboration with our partners, researchers, practitioners and the community. Your contribution will play a significant part in the overall success of Greening Australia both in Tasmania, and nationally.

The Successful Applicant

You will demonstrate the following specific and quantifiable experience:

  • Demonstrated safety leadership
Business Development
  • Developing commercial partnerships and delivery of large-scale environmental projects $>500k
Financial Management
  • Budgeting and resource planning
  • Cost improvement and reductions
Leadership, team work and engagement
  • Passion
  • Effective team management
Operational management
  • Tendering and proposals
  • Scope and contract management
  • Successful service delivery of contracts valued over $>2M

How do you apply?

To find out more about the role please call David Timmel – Chief Operating Officer GA on 0418 234 978

Email application including a cover letter (that addresses the essential position requirements) and resume to [email protected]

Applications close at 5pm on Friday, February 1st 2019.