Project Officer


Burnett Mary Regional Group


Bundaberg, Queensland

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Dependent on experience

About the Role

This is an outstanding opportunity for a self-motivated, passionate individual with expertise in the rapidly developing environmental and carbon sector As the Project Officer, you will work within the Operations Team on project delivery that will drive greater investment into the Burnett Mary region and result in the delivery of high impact projects across our project portfolios.

The Burnett Mary Regional Group for NRM is the peak body for natural resource management within the Burnett Mary region. Established in 2001, we are one of 54 national not-for-profit regional bodies providing an essential link between the community and various programs procured by Government and other funding sources. As a self-motivated, continuous improvement orientated individual with exceptional organisations skills, you will thrive in this busy and rewarding role.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Project Officer.
    • Deliver assigned projects on time and on budget.
    • Build and foster relationships with key strategic partners and operational team members to increase our delivery capabilities and realise our company mission.
    • Positively impact the improvement of BMRG operational efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Contribute to the efficient delivery of core projects.
    • Participate in and attend Project Meetings to report on project progress.
    • Provide assistance to BMRG where required in the general coordination and administration.
    • Ensure contractual obligations are being adhered to in the development of all documentation and promotional material.
    • Work with BMRG Communications and Engagement Team (CET) to ensure BMRG standards and style guide requirements are being adhered to where relevant in the development of all documentation and promotional material.
    • Assist in the development, and coordination of workshops with delivery partners.
    • Monitor delivery partner progress in the achievement of project deliverables.
    • Organise and participate in regular monthly delivery partner project meetings.
    • Attend site visits.
    • Ensure reporting obligations are being met in accordance with delivery partner and BMRG contractual obligations in a timely manner.
    • Assist in the promotion of, and attend workshops or extension sessions where required.
  2. When required, assist in the implementation of other BMRG projects.
  3. Compliance with all relevant legislation, work policies, procedures and practices.
  4. Demonstrate a personal commitment to BMRG's workplace health and safety and equal employment opportunity objectives to ensure personal safety, safety of others and a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Selection Criteria):

  1. Mandatory requirements:
    • Qualifications: A degree in a relevant Natural Resource Management (NRM), Agricultural Science, Environmental Sciences or other related field.
    • Understanding of national and state legislation and policy relating to sustainable land management including the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act and Vegetation Management Act.
    • Licence: A current C manual class driver's license.
    • Willingness to Travel: The position requires travel.
  2. NRM & Technical Knowledge.
    • Understanding of sustainable land management practices and relevance to natural resources management issues.
    • Experience in using GIS software and spatial databases, including spatial editing, management and analysis tools.
  3. Project Management.
    • Ability to undertake project management, apply organisational skills to coordinate multiple priorities and manage own time.
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • An ability to work effectively both individually and within a culturally and technically diverse team.
  4. Communication and Engagement.
    • Demonstrated ability to engage with graziers, community groups, Landcare, industry groups, Traditional Owners and government agencies.
    • An ability to communicate openly and effectively with a range of stakeholders and partners.

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