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Conservation Systems Analyst


Employer: Bush Heritage Australia
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Conservation & Land Management, Management, Operations & Risk Management, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 23 May, 2018.
Applications close: 11 June, 2018. (Expired)

  • Full time role two year fixed term
  • Unique and challenging role
  • Excellent team and working environment

Bush Heritage Australia, a national leader in landscape-scale conservation, is seeking a Conservation Systems Analyst.

Our vision of Healthy Country, protected forever sees us where we are needed most: in areas of high conservation value with low levels of protection. With the help of our donors, we protect and help manage 6.2 million hectares of land across the country. In our mission to return the bush to good health, we provide habitat for more than 5,800 native species, including at least 235 threatened species. Two proven approaches underline what we do: we carefully select, purchase and manage landscapes of high conservation value; and we work in partnership with others, including Traditional Owners, to achieve key conservation outcomes.

About the role

Working closely with conservation and IT staff, you will take the lead responsibility of determining system requirements and developing and integrating systems to achieve seamless integration of data both within conservation systems and with other key organisational systems. The ultimate goal is easy (or automated) data entry, information flow, assimilation and visualisation of data from different areas of the organisation to support conservation planning, evidence-based decision-making, monitoring and evaluation and reporting and sharing of knowledge.

Together with conservation team, the Conservation Systems Analyst will develop and support appropriate support and training program to ensure that all staff that needs to use the systems are capable and confident in their use.

What you need to succeed

  • Experience in systems analysis and design, development and implementation of data management systems.
  • Understanding of impact reporting and the principles of adaptive management and awareness of key conservation data management systems that support this e.g. Miradi, Fulcrum, ArcGIS, SQL platforms.
  • Skills and experience in project management, strategic planning, problem solving and staff training programs
  • Skills and experience in managing contractors, consultants and volunteers across a number of sites.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and success in working effectively with a diverse range of people and bringing the best out of them.
  • Ability to communicate at a superior level in both a written and oral form
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.