Position Vacant: Project Manager (Landcare NSW)

Position Vacant: Project Manager

Applications Closing date: September 1

Start date: as soon as possible

Duration: Fixed Term Contract 12 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 p.a. plus super (negotiable)

Location: Sydney (negotiable), NSW

Contract Type: full time (part-time negotiable), extension subject to funding and performance

OVERVIEW

This is your opportunity to join Landcare NSW, the state peak body and voice of community Landcare in NSW. In this exciting new role, you will support the team to deliver quality projects and build on our stakeholder relationships as we continue to grow.

The role is a unique opportunity for you to work across multiple projects and engage with diverse stakeholders in the community, corporate and government sectors. As a project manager you should have:

  • Proven working experience in managing projects, including task, resources and project budget management
  • Experience or knowledge of restoration ecology and/or forestry
  • Experience working within an NRM, Landcare or similar organisation
  • Knowledge & experience of at least one recognised Project Management methodology
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project or similar project management software, SharePoint and Salesforce CRM
  • Excellent external and internal communication skills

Landcare NSW’s vision is to provide the necessary leadership, skills and resources to empower Landcarers in NSW with all they need to care for our land, environment and communities.

Landcare NSW has a small team of passionate and dedicated staff who are located across the state of New South Wales. Landcare NSW supports over 80 Local and Regional Landcare Coordinators based in regional, rural and urban communities who work directly with Landcare groups across the state.

The Project Manager will report to the Landcare NSW Chief Executive Officer and work closely with our communications team and project partners.

The role is a key contributor to existing and future projects through NSW. The Landcare NSW office is located in Mascot, close to the CBD and easily accessible by public transport. More than 50% of staff are based outside of Sydney. This position will initially be focusing on Sydney based projects; however, some inter-state travel may be required. Flexible working options are available with negotiation.

Applications

Applications should include a cover letter of no more than 2 pages addressing your experience and fit for the role,
and a CV of no more than 4 pages.

Please see the Job Description for further details.

Questions and applications should be sent to Operations Manager John McLoughlin at hr@landcarensw.org.au with the subject heading PROJECT MANAGER.

Please note that due to COVID restrictions our phone is not manned regularly so it is best to email first