Impact Analyst (Science & Conservation Team)


Bush Heritage Australia


Flexible location, Australia

  • Fantastic opportunity to work within a highly skilled and dedicated Science & Conservation team
  • Flexible location
  • Full-time 6 months fixed-term position

Bush Heritage Australia, a national leader in landscape-scale conservation, is seeking a talented Impact Analyst.

Bush Heritage Australia is a national leader in landscape-scale conservation. Independent and evidence-based, we work where we are needed most: in areas of high conservation value with low levels of protection.

We protect and help manage 11.3 million hectares of land, providing habitat for over 6700 native species, including at least 239 threatened species. We have two proven approaches to what we do: we carefully select, purchase and manage landscapes of high conservation value; and we work in partnership with others, including Traditional Owners, to achieve conservation outcomes.

About the role:

The Impact Analyst plays a key role in Bush Heritage reporting, providing data and definitions for reference, current and historic condition of ecosystem health using Bush Heritage data, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, published information, satellite and drone imagery, on ground assessments and other resources.

The Impact Analyst is a skilled ecologist with experience across a diversity of habitat types and extensive skills in analysis of spatial and ecological data, expert elicitation of knowledge in the focal areas and have excellent writing and communication skills use their high-level collaborative skills to garner information from all possible sources to cross check and improve data quality.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Tertiary qualification and 5 years’ experience in ecology of Australian native habitats.
  • High level research and problem-solving skills to gather all available from dispersed sources.
  • High level skills in spatial and statistical analysis relevant to ecological and species assessments.
  • Well-developed facilitation/interview skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse and dispersed staff and volunteers, collaborators, regional bodies, and representatives of other organisations.

Bush Heritage Australia actively encourages applicants from diverse groups and communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, women, people with diverse ability and LGBTIQ (sexuality and gender diverse and intersex) communities.

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