River Health Project Manager (SLSO)


Department of Regional NSW


Location negotiable within the Local Land Services Murray region, NSW

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Salary starting from $97,152 pa + super



Murray Local Land Services are seeking a highly skilled Project Manager to lead our flagship river health project in the Murray and Riverina Regions.  In collaboration with local, state, and national partners, this project will drive transformative change in catchment management and river health across New South Wales.

About the Role:
The “Refreshing River Management” project is an exciting 10-year initiative funded by the NSW Environmental Trust.  The project concept has been developed by a consortium of 15 partner organisations to demonstrate a new model for driving improvement in river health outcomes. 

The successful candidate will step in right from the beginning to establish the foundation for the project, finalise detailed project planning, and commence implementation.  Working under the guidance of a project Steering Committee, you will be accountable for the overall success of the project, including:

  • Liaising with and maintaining good working relationships between all consortium partners
  • Negotiating agreements with consortium partners and developing whole-of-project contracts
  • Coordinating and/or delivering selected project components
  • Undertaking annual implementation plan development and monitoring plans
  • Undertaking budget preparation and monitoring
  • Providing direct supervision to project staff and overall coordination of the wider project team

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