Divisional Head - Bushland Regeneration (Ecological Restoration)


Total Earth Care Pty Ltd


Sydney region, NSW

Salary etc:

Permanent, Full-time.

Total Earth Care is your 'one-stop environmental shop' that provides environmental planning, management, and on-ground solutions. Since 1991, we have pioneered ecological restoration techniques and grown to become a multi-disciplinary company providing a range of specialist services across Australia.

We are currently recruiting for a Divisional Head for our Bushland Regeneration (Ecological Restoration) team. This is a senior role, leading and mentoring our tender and project managers.

We are seeking an individual with extensive experience and knowledge in ecology, conversation and land management; a true industry professional.

Like us, you are passionate about protecting Australia's natural ecosystem. An accomplished manager in this field, you know what it takes to meet strategic and financial targets, manage multiple projects at once, and lead your team to success.

As Divisional Head you are primarily responsible for the successful tendering, planning and execution of a constant flow of work. You will:

  • Provide strategic leadership and specific business advice and guidance in relation to the specific client contracts, reporting directly to the Company Director.
  • Perform as the primary point of contact between Total Earth Care and clients to implement service delivery and performance tracking, financial management, administration systems and technical coordination.
  • Manage and maintain client relationships, including management of projects, contracts, negotiation of client arrangements and enabling client performance by managing performance of TEC workflow, obligations, and commitments.
  • Management of contractual and commercial disputes.
  • Oversee, review and critique tender submissions for the Bushland Regeneration (Ecological Restoration) division.
  • Provide sound leadership on projects, contractual and commercial obligations including compliance with contract documents, legislation and Australian or relevant Standards.
  • Manage and mentor tender and project managers in the Bushland Regeneration (Ecological Restoration) division.
  • Follow, promote and thrive in our environment of continuous improvement and quality assurance in Work Health Safety (WHS), Environmental Management (EMS) and Integrated Systems Management (IMS).
  • Develop strong relationships with the Company Director and operational team.

What we offer:

  • Permanent Full-time position.
  • Flexible working arrangement (after successful completion of probationary period).
  • Company vehicle + fuel card, and mobile phone.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • Profit share (after successful completion of probationary period).

To be considered for this role you will need to meet the following:

  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in ecology, conversation and land management, and bush regeneration.
  • Bachelor's degree/ Masters in Environment related discipline, Landscaping or Construction.
  • Proven tender Management experience in managing bid teams, overseeing the tender processes and producing high quality and professional proposal.
  • Highly effective communication (written & verbal) skills, teamed with strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills across all levels.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Experience using computer-based mapping software, i.e. QGIS, Avenza (plus ARC desirable).
  • Comprehensive and broad experience in business operations.
  • WHS White Card.
  • Current drivers' licence and must have experience driving a manual vehicle.
  • High focus on accuracy and quality.
  • Problem resolution skills and adaptability.
  • Deadline and detail orientated.
  • Effective leadership and people management skills.
  • Experienced bush regenerator.

Desirable but not required:

  • BAM accredited.
  • Tertiary qualification in Finance or Science discipline.
  • Market knowledge in Landscaping.
  • Other knowledge (incl. WHS, First Aid, EEO).

TEC encourages and support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We value our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.


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