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Sustainability Case Manager


Employer: Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Environment & Sustainability, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 29 January, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Sydney or Melbourne based

Position Summary and Primary Objective

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) is a member-based not-for-profit industry council. ISCA is the peak industry body for advancing sustainability outcomes in infrastructure. ISCA’s purpose is to accelerate sustainability in infrastructure through collaboration. ISCA’s values are:

Collaboration | Passion | Change | Knowledge

The principal means by which ISCA is advance sustainability outcomes in infrastructure is through the development and facilitation of the IS rating scheme. IS rating scheme is an industry-compiled voluntary sustainability performance framework evaluating planning, design, construction and operation of all infrastructure asset classes. The IS rating scheme is Australia’s only comprehensive standard for evaluating sustainability across design, construction and operation of infrastructure.

The primary objective of this Case Manager role is to support registered IS ratings through the rating process, foster stakeholder relationships and implement the technical governance of the IS rating process. Case managers must have can-do attitude, show initiative with abilities to work productively in a team and on their own.

Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in sustainability, environment, communications, management or similar areas
  • Working knowledge of sustainability rating tools
  • Tertiary degree in sustainability, relevant engineering discipline, environmental science, communications, social studies or other related areas
  • Practical experience in at least one of stage of the infrastructure asset life cycle
  • Strong writing, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Australian Drivers Licence

Desirable Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience with sustainability rating tools/management systems
  • Qualifications or experience in Life Cycle Assessment will be very highly regarded
  • Ability to balance and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Be able to work in a small team as well as on your own
  • Good IT knowledge including advanced MS Excel skills and intermediate skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, SharePoint/CRM skills are also desirable

Applicants should consult the attached position description for further details of the role.

How to apply for this job

Candidates can apply to the role by sending their CV and a one page covering letter, which details any experience with third party certification schemes and/or delivery or management of sustainability/environment on infrastructure projects. Applications can be sent to info@isca.org.au using the subject line: Sustainability Case Manager application via EthicalJobs.

Enquiries can be addressed to Jon at javery@isca.org.au.

Supporting materials  ISCAPositionDescription_Case Manager 2019.pdf