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WA Operations Manager - Mining

Perth based
Full time

Greening Australia is Australia largest, not-for-profit environmental organisation with a mission to conserve and restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science-based and innovative conservation programs. As the owners of one of Australia’s largest and most successful seed merchants, Nindethana, we are uniquely placed to provide a diverse range of high quality native seed for a wide variety of projects.

For over 60 years, Nindethana has been supplying high quality native seed to our clients both in Australia and overseas. Our customers vary from the home gardener to some of the world’s largest mining companies.  Most of our seed is used for environmental restoration projects, where biodiversity and quality is paramount.

The Operations Manager – Mining along with other business leaders will develop and then implement a strategy to grow Nindethana’s exposure to the mining industry. Initially within the Pilbara region of WA and then more broadly across the balance of WA and Australia.

This will include the direct management of existing customers and the identification, targeting and managing of other business growth opportunities. Areas which will require specific focus will include:

  • Establishing relationships with Indigenous Groups who can partner with Nindethana to assist with our growth aspirations.
  • Identify, establish and work wider seed collection partners to ensure all orders are satisfied.

The Operations Manager – Mining will be experienced in the native seed industry with a commercial outlook and a willingness to undertake business development and account management activities. This scope will be underpinned through having strong organisational skills and well-developed communication and people skills.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Broad understanding of the native seed industry
  • 5 years of involvement in a small to medium sized organisation;
  • Demonstrated understanding/ability to grow sales and build business relationships;
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen;
  • Well-developed communication skills, written, oral and presentation

Click here to view the Accountability Statement for this position.

To find out more and obtain a position description please contact David Timmel (Regional General Manager – WA/NT and Nindethana) on 0418 234 978 or email [email protected]

Please submit your application including:

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

Submit applications to [email protected]

Applications close: 5.00pm on Friday, 18 May.