Conditions: Full time 1.0FTE, Fixed term 5 years
- Newly created, senior level position
- Focus on our supporters, partners and operations leadership
- Leading Not for Profit
- Unique and distinctive culture
- Innovative conservation agenda
- Build partnerships and conservation communities
If you are an experienced leader looking to develop your career in 2013 and beyond then don’t miss this unique opportunity with Bush Heritage, one of Australia’s leading conservation organisations.
A newly created opportunity has arisen for a person with excellent people skills and Natural Resource Management (NRM) experience to provide leadership in our northern activities, and work with partners, supporters and staff to achieve conservation outcomes. Reporting to the CEO and working closely with the Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for driving performance across multiple areas of the business, covering NRM, ecology, philanthropy and community presence and partnerships.
Liaising with stakeholders will be an integral part of this senior level role, championing the organisation’s objectives and working with multiple partners to achieve outcomes. You will hold responsibility for strategic and business planning and implementing board decisions as well as team development and improving the conservation value of managed land.
The successful candidate will possess appropriate qualifications and a strong ability to lead people, as well as a background in planning and project execution. Your superior ability in relationship building and influencing both internal and external stakeholders, including Indigenous and pastoral communities, will set you in good stead for this position. Ideally you will have a proven track record achieving conservation benefits with a strong safety focus, you will possess a forward thinking ability and be highly comfortable with complexity. The role requires regular travel to remote locations.
If you can influence people, delegate effectively and visualise projects then manage their successful completion, we look forward to receiving your application.
To view the Position Description please visit www.bushheritage.org.au/employment
Please address your application to Gerard O’Neill, Chief Executive Officer, eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%65%6d%70%6c%6f%79%6d%65%6e%74%40%62%75%73%68%68%65%72%69%74%61%67%65%2e%6f%72%67%2e%61%75%22%3e%65%6d%70%6c%6f%79%6d%65%6e%74%40%62%75%73%68%68%65%72%69%74%61%67%65%2e%6f%72%67%2e%61%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b'))
Please note all candidates must provide a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description available on our website.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
- The annual operating budget is around $10 million, with approximately 70 staff.
- Funding is derived largely from private and philanthropic sources – with a large base of community supporters giving regularly.
- The head office is located in Melbourne.
Deadline: Contact employer