Conservation Project Manager


Conservation Ecology Centre


Cape Otway, Victoria

Salary etc:

$70,000 - $75,000 p.a. pro-rata (FTE 0.8). Fixed-term, Contract.

  • 0.8FTE, 12 month fixed term contract

Based at: Conservation Ecology Centre, Cape Otway and other locations as required.

Job purpose: Development and delivery of conservation and research projects and programs.

Remuneration: $70,000 - $75,000 salary package (pro rata).

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in an environmental or related discipline (eg. Natural resource management, conservation, ecology, environmental science, biology).
  • Demonstrated experience in scientific principles and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and delivery, managing budgets, collection/collation of data and interpretation and statistical analysis of results.
  • Demonstrated experience in reporting to stakeholders including government.
  • The ability to take a strategic and practical/common sense approach to the delivery of projects.
  • The ability to form and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex issues.
  • Passion for conservation and an alignment to the CEC's organisational values.
  • Sound knowledge of South-eastern Australia's biota and ecosystems.
  • High levels of initiative with the ability to successfully achieve objectives.

Note: This position does not involve a responsibility to independently lead research or personally create material for publication without endorsement by CEC Executive and Board.


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