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Science and Planning Manager - Reef Aid

Location: Brisbane

Reporting to: Director, Reef Aid


Greening Australia is Australia’s largest, national, environmental enterprise. We tackle Australia’s biggest environmental challenges with the best science and the best people, to return life to landscapes and balance to the natural environment in ways that work for communities, economies and nature. From restoring Tasmania as an island ark for our most threatened mammals, to improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef, we are working to create healthy, productive landscapes across Australia.

Science and Planning Manager – Reef Aid is a senior leadership role which works with our partners and stakeholders to assist the restoration and health of this internationally recognised natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef. Reef Aid is one of Greening Australia’s 5 national programs.

The Science and Planning Manager – Reef Aid is a key leadership role for this project and along with the Director, Operations and Project Manager will be responsible for all the planning of projects including: –

  • Design, develops and overseas the implementation of the key strategies and projects
  • Development of future direction and prioritisation frameworks.
  • Represent Greening Australia at various State and national forums with a focus on enhancing program impact and strategic collaborative partnerships
  • Play a leading role in the raising of funds to undertake these activities
  • Growth and development of the staff within this program

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced scientific practitioner with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience and a thorough understanding of environmental issues to showcase your specialist knowledge. The work you will lead will be across a wide range of landscapes within Queensland, whilst working in collaboration with our partners, researchers, practitioners and the community.  Your contribution will play a significant part in the overall success of Greening Australia nationally.

An attractive remuneration package is available.  To find out more about the role please contact Dr Lynise Wearne – Director Reef Aid on 0418 234 978 or email [email protected]

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

Applications close COB Friday November 15th, 2019