Advert ID: 20019721
About the Opportunity
Working as part of our national Ecology team, you will play a key role in further developing Umwelt’s profile for ecological projects across Victoria and expanding our service delivery in this discipline. This will also involve promoting the Melbourne office ecology presence for Umwelt.
With support from the Regional Manager – Victoria and the Ecology Manager South East Australia, you will lead the Victorian Ecology team’s direction and development, including identifying, winning, leading, managing and completing a wide range of ecological projects and taking ownership of all aspects of project delivery to provide a fully integrated outcome in a manner that maintains and enhances Umwelt’s reputation.
You will have a strong business development function leveraging from Umwelt’s strong ecology reputation and from your existing relationships and ability to form strong and lasting relationships with clients.
With three decades of experience and eight locations nationwide, we are a team of vibrant professionals servicing a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, sustainability, defence, regulation and policy, critical minerals, and urban development. We provide fully integrated environmental and social assessment and management services including concept and feasibility, technical assessment, consultation, approvals, delivery, operation, and decommissioning.
At Umwelt, workplace culture is paramount. Our people are our most important asset, and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow with a collaborative and supportive environment and engaging project opportunities. Continue to expand your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed as part of a consultancy that puts its people first.
We are looking for a Principal Ecologist who has the following:
What we offer
Our people are our number one asset, and we are committed to providing a workplace that supports our team to grow. As part of our team, you will be offered:
Diversity and Inclusion
Our vision is to make a difference for our clients, our people, and the world around us. We rely on the diversity and unique experiences that each of our employees bring to deliver on this vision. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in the workplace. Our team is privileged to work closely with Indigenous communities across the nation, and we are actively progressing, as a team, the commitments we have made in our own Reconciliation Action Plan. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
We support and promote a family-friendly working environment, and we offer a range of family-friendly work practices that allow our team members to balance their work commitments with their family responsibilities. This includes flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and additional #MeDays, as well as a range of established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives.