Advert ID: 20008955
Practical Ecology (PE) has been in operation since 1993 and is one of Victoria’s leading ecological consultancies and ecological restoration services provider.
The company’s primary mission is to help public and private land managers conserve indigenous flora and fauna. We provide expertise in ecological and bushfire risk consulting and ecological restoration services.
Our main ecological consulting activities include flora and fauna surveying and associated legislative and land management advice. We also provide a skilled team of bushland restoration practitioners that undertake weed control, planned burning, revegetation and general vegetation management.
Our regular clients include local government and other public land managers, developers, and/or individual landowners who require specialist advice and assessment and management of land and indigenous/non-indigenous flora and fauna.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Contracting Coordinator requires two different major sets of skills.
First, a technical and practical understanding of native vegetation management and ecological restoration in order to prepare and review tender submissions, develop and cost projects, and interact with our clients.
Secondly, management skills are required to manage the available personnel, resources, budgets and project timelines.
The Contracting Coordinator is responsible for:
To be negotiated dependent upon experience, knowledge and skills.
The successful applicant must possess demonstrable experience communicating with a variety of people, under occasionally pressured conditions. The ability to work in a team environment without a strong emphasis on hierarchy will be highly regarded.
Experience managing and rostering a team is essential. A mature, developed approach to working with other people is expected.
A current Victorian Driver’s License is required as is the ability to handle 2WD and 4WD utility vehicles with manual transmissions in light-duty off-road situations.
Useful qualifications could also include:
The Contracting Coordinator needs to demonstrate: