This is the job of a lifetime a truly unique opportunity to lead a team delivering conservation across 4.3 million hectares of the Kimberley, one of the worlds last great natural areas. Your leadership and management skills, and your passion for protecting Australias landscapes, will help protect some of the nations most endangered wildlife, building a legacy for future generations.
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is looking for an experienced leader and manager of people, ideally with a strong background in asset/infrastructure management and/or land management and a track record of working effectively with diverse stakeholders, to lead our Kimberley team.
Based in Broome or at one of AWCs Kimberley properties, you will be responsible for leading and growing a dynamic team delivering land management across 6 Kimberley properties ranging from the rugged sandstone ranges in the central Kimberley to the spectacular north-west Kimberley coast (the only part of Australia to have suffered no extinctions since European settlement). This includes projects working in partnership with traditional owners and pastoralists, as well as the delivery of land management on a military training area.
Your focus is on delivering cost-effective fire management, feral animal control and weed control as well as major asset/infrastructure developments. Success will mean a measurable increase in the health of country including the population of key species such as Golden-backed Tree-rats, Golden Bandicoots, Gouldian Finches and Purple-crowned Fairy-wrens. You will also oversee our Kimberley visitor programs, helping raise awareness of AWC and the plight of the Kimberleys wildlife.
You will need a passion for conservation, motivated by a desire to work as part of a dynamic, innovative national organisation. You will also need to have experience working in the bush and getting things done on time and under budget.
This is a rare opportunity to use your management skills and experience to help save Australias wildlife and the habitats in which they live. The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary, based on skills and experience.
Closing date for applications: Monday 16 December 2019
Applicants must be an Australian citizen/permanent resident or have a suitable visa in place that allows permanent full-time work in Australia, in order to apply for this position. Sponsorship is not available.
If you apply for this role, AWC will include you in its ongoing updates and communications about its events, activities and fundraising initiatives. You may opt out of these communications at any time
25/11/2019$0Broome & Kimberley1 CEO & General Management
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