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Sydney Koala Network Project Manager

Organisation : TOTAL ENVIRONMENT CENTRE

Location : Sydney (Surry Hills)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Project Management

Sector : Conservation & Environment

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $75-80,000 plus super and leave loading

Application closing date : 28 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : TOTAL ENVIRONMENT CENTRE

The Sydney Koala Network (SKN) has been established by Total Environment Centre (created in 1972 with a long track record of environment protection), with 3 year funding from WIRES with the objectives of:

  • Increasing public knowledge and appreciation of the Sydney Basin’s Koala populations through surveys, events, a variety of communication channels and community briefings
  • Informing local, state and federal governments about the existence, conservation status of and threats to the Koala populations and effective measures to protect them and expand their range
  • Utilising citizen science according to a credible survey methodology to monitor the populations and record the sightings on a database accessible in the public domain
  • Support community groups to protect Koala habitat by support for surveys and the provision of information and policies
  • Working with non-government groups, scientists, corporates and conservation agencies to achieve these aims

About the role

DUTIES:

You will be joining the Total Environment Centre and working with our scientific, legal and communications consultants and a 3dpw Coordinator (who focuses on the citizen science/events activities). Your key duties are:

  • manage the timely delivery of strategies, studies, milestone reports, events, website and communications program
  • facilitate operation of the Sydney Koala Network of non-government groups and experts (meetings, internal comms, implement decisions)
  • supervise staff, volunteers and interns
  • external stakeholder and media liaison
  • review key studies, strategies, budget and milestone reports with the Executive Director
  • effective management of budget
  • budget reports working with the Accounts Manager
  • preparation of grant applications
  • other duties as required

How to apply

Please address in your application:

  • Proven commitment to environment protection
  • Knowledge and experience in executing a broad range of activities for small to mid-size organisations
  • Diploma level qualifications in a relevant discipline (project management) or equivalent experience
  • A highly organised person that is able to communicate clearly and confidently
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting non-government groups, event planning and project delivery
  • Experience in communications programs, social media and managing websites
  • Strong planning skills, including project management, time management, and record keeping with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills interpersonal, written, oral and listening
  • Experience with MS Office applications (Word, Excel etc.) intermediate level, minimum
  • Able to work in a team
  • Permanent resident or Australian citizen
  • Fully vaccinated (sighting of COVID-19 certificate required)
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Please quote in application: Sydney Koala Network Project Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Project_Management
Sector: #Conservation_and_Environment
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