Vegetation Unit Project Coordinator


Biodiversity Australia Pty Ltd


Townsville, Queensland



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About the business

Biodiversity Australia is a fully licenced and accredited environmental management consulting firm, providing world-class solutions to a range of industries Australia-wide.

As a 100% Indigenous owned business, we understand the part that business must play in integrating with and supporting our local community. Our initiatives and involvement in corporate responsibility include Indigenous and non-Indigenous activities.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, our dedication to environmental sustainability is matched by our desire to refine and advance our procedures and services to ensure we remain at the leading edge of our industry. 

Biodiversity Australia continues to expand with services offered across multiple states and with more exciting opportunities in the pipeline.

About the opportunity 

This exciting position is responsible for the successful operations of the Vegetation Management Department.

The successful applicant ideally will have experience and a cross section of skills in construction and the environment. The position requires exceptional client engagement skills, business experience, incorporating, managing staff in a team environment, new and ongoing business development, the preparation of project-specific proposals, ongoing financial analysis of the unit, project management and logistics. Leadership qualities, clear communication and the ability to positively influence team culture are essential skills in this role.

The Vegetation Unit Project Coordinator will work closely with the fauna department to collaborate in the management of threatened fauna and flora in relation to vegetation clearing and bulk earthworks. The ability to understand and interpret legislative requirements and then clearly communicate this to clients is critical.

The role would suit an experienced project manager or environmental consultant with a strong business mind, passion for conservation and has a pragmatic approach to environmental management while actively contributing to animal welfare and conservation.

The position is full-time and is based in Townsville with the potential for travel (FIFO/DIDO work).

This is a unique opportunity to grow with a dynamic team within a company committed to the conservation and welfare of Australian native animals. 

About you

To be successful in the role of Vegetation Unit Project Coordinator, you will have:

  • Project management and logistics experience;
  • Experience with building and maintaining client relationships;
  • Ability to conduct critical analysis and evaluation of business performance and growth;
  • An ability to write about complex, technical concepts in a concise, accessible and easy-to-read manner in the form of proposals and reports;
  • Ability to communicate to and relate well with clients from a range of industries; and
  • Strong Leadership qualities that contribute to a positive team culture; and
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal legislation.

You must possess the following credentials:

  • Construction industry safety induction card (White Card);
  • Driver's license (manual)
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in an area relevant to the business unit
  • Experience or qualifications in project management
  • Experience or qualifications in coordinating staff (rostering / performance etc.)

Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

The interview process will begin without delay, so please send in your application as soon as possible.

Only applicants who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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