Executive Officer - Goulburn Murray Climate Alliance


Murrindindi Shire Council


Alexandra, Victoria

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$100,759 - $112,678 p.a. (Band 8). Full-time. Fixed Term 4 years

Do you have experience in sustainability, energy, or climate change? Are you looking for your next challenge? The Goulburn Murray Climate Alliance (GMCA) is currently recruiting for an Executive Officer to lead the strategic development and growth of the Alliance.

About GMCA

The GMCA was established in 2007 to promote and support regional action on climate change. Members of the Alliance include thirteen local councils from the Goulburn Murray region, including Murrindindi Shire Council, which is the host council for this role. The Alliance also includes representation from key agencies including the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP – Hume) and the North East Catchment Management Authority.

The GMCA promotes collaboration amongst its members and facilitates a coordinated response to climate change issues in the Goulburn Broken and North East regions.

The role

As the Executive Officer you will be responsible for leading and facilitating the strategic development and growth of the Goulburn Murray Climate Alliance throughout the region.

We’re looking for someone with strong ideas and a vision for the future of the Alliance. You will be responsible for overseeing delivery of the strategic plan, working collaboratively with Alliance members, representing and advocating for the Alliance with key government stakeholders, supporting the delivery of strategic projects and developing and securing new funding opportunities.

Strong leadership, time management and facilitation skills are needed to be successful in this important role, with a particular focus on

  • Extensive experience and ability to successfully facilitate networks, alliances or other cooperative arrangements to achieve quality results and negotiating conflicting priorities.
  • Demonstrated project management experience which incorporates forward planning, continuous improvement and a record of achieving of strategic objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to persuade, convince or negotiate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve prescribed goals or negotiated outcomes.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and behaviours, incorporating verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

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