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Operations Manager


Employer: Greening Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Business Development & Sales, Conservation & Land Management, Environment & Sustainability, Executive & Senior Management, Management, Operations & Risk Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Hobart

Job posted on: 22 January, 2019.
Applications close: 01 February, 2019. (Expired)

Greening Australia is Australia’s largest, national, not-for-profit environmental organisation with a mission to conserve and restore landscapes at scale through collaborative, science-based and innovative conservation programs.

The Tasmania Island Ark – Business Unit Leader is the key leadership role in the Tasmanian business and will be responsible for the planning and delivery of key projects for social and environmental outcomes across the full range of Greening Australia programmes including our national flagship Tasmanian Island Ark project.

Opportunities existing in the following areas:

  • Large scale restoration and associated management services,
  • Biodiversity offsetting,
  • Carbon farming,
  • Mine site rehabilitation and
  • Capacity building

This is an excellent opportunity for a 10-year plus experienced General Manager with an understanding of environmental issues and programs across Tasmania to showcase your specialist knowledge and high-level operational management skills. The work you will lead will be across a wide range of landscapes within Tasmania, in collaboration with our partners, researchers, practitioners and the community. Your contribution will play a significant part in the overall success of Greening Australia both in WA, and nationally.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following specific and quantifiable experience:

1. Safety

  • Demonstrated safety leadership

2. Business Development

  • Developing commercial partnerships and delivery of large-scale environmental projects $>500k

3. Financial Management

  • Budgeting and resource planning
  • Cost improvement and reductions

4. Leadership, team work and engagement

  • Passion
  • Effective team management

5. Operational management

  • Tendering and proposals
  • Scope and contract management
  • Successful service delivery of contracts valued over $2M

Relocation assistance my be offered to the suitable candidate.

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