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Project Manager - Reef Aid Program

Location: Brisbane or Townsville, QLD

Basis: Full-Time

Who we are

Greening Australia is Australia’s largest environmental enterprise and is leading the transformation of the sector. With a mission to conserve and restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science based and innovative conservation programs Greening Australia works with a broad range of partners including some of Australia’s largest corporations to plan, develop and deliver solutions to solve some of our biggest environmental challenges.

With teams located around the country and more than 150 knowledgeable and expert staff, we are having a measurable and lasting impact on Australia’s unique environment through our programs, services and partnerships.

We believe that people thrive when nature thrives, and we work to translate this shared value into practice.

The role

This role is responsible for providing high level planning and budget management, auditing, assurance, and controls for the execution of the Reef Aid program, as well as actively supporting the strategic planning process and the delivery of the program’s project portfolio. In addition, you will champion high standards of safety practices throughout your work.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to showcase your specialist knowledge on one of the worlds most recognised natural wonders. Your contribution will play a significant part in the overall success of Greening Australia nationally.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Project Development 

  • Work collaboratively with the team to develop funding proposals for government, philanthropic foundations, corporate entities and individual donors
  • Review commerciality in proposal design and submission processes
  • Overseeing project risk assessments and mitigation plans
  • Contribute to project planning sessions, support and coordinate project development activities

Financial Management

  • Review, analysis, monitoring, auditing and assurance of project and program financial activities
  • Ensure financial performance in accordance with budget and strategic planning parameters.
  • Contract development, review and recommendations
  • Risk management, monitoring, auditing and assurance of project and program contractual activities including milestones, variations and other contractual obligations
  • Improve and align processes and framework for the program delivery in collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Work with new and existing clients to ensure client satisfaction and maintain and develop valuable relationships.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant multi-project management experience
  • Minimum of a Degree in Business Administration (or equivalent) and / or Project Management (or equivalent)
  • Current ‘C’ Class Driver’s License
  • High level financial literacy including profit and loss statements, budgets and accounting treatments, project costings
  • Strong business and commercial acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including experience in client relationship and stakeholder management across a variety of sectors
  • Excellent written skills including writing proposals and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team, show initiative and to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to undertake irregular inter / intra state travel for extended periods

Desirable Criteria 

  • Post graduate degree in a relevant field preferred.
  • High level understanding of environmental issues and associated programs
  • Previous experience working in the environmental sector (e.g. landscape restoration / environmental engineering)
  • Experience in leading change management and continuous improvement.
  • Understanding of occupational, health and safety, equity and diversity principles and practices

**Please note candidates may be required to provide proof of vaccination status where required. **

What we offer:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing days
  • Access to our EAP
  • Additional super

Please view the attached Outcome and Accountability Statement to find out more about the role and experience required.

How to Apply

Please submit your application including:

  1. a cover letter that addresses the key areas of responsibility; and
  2. your current resume.

Submit applications: [email protected]

Applications close: 5pm Monday 22nd November 2021

For further information, please contact Dr Lynise Wearne (Program Director) on 0466 283 439 or email [email protected].

Greening Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment and welcome and encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, the LGBTQIA+ community and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.