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NAGA Project Manager

Hume City Council
  • $93,329 per annum pro rata (Band 6), plus Super
  • Temporary Part Time (30.4hpw), until 30 June 2025

about the role

This is an exciting opportunity to influence local government climate change activities with a leading group of Councils.

The Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (NAGA) is a network of nine Melbourne councils working together to create a zero-carbon society and provide maximum protection against the impacts of climate change. Our councils are supported in this aim by an Executive Officer and a Project Manager.

NAGA is looking for a Project Manager to develop and deliver successful projects in collaboration with partners and build capacity amongst member councils, as well as building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and delivering workshops and our annual conference.

The position requires a broad understanding of climate change issues that affect Local Government, both from a mitigation and an adaptation perspective.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, or other related field, or lesser formal qualifications with work skills and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience in delivering environmental projects and programs (including planning, scoping, resourcing, implementing, monitoring, contract management, and reporting and evaluation).
  • Experience working within Government, preferably Local Government, and/or in the Environmental Sustainability field or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and professional presentation skills, interpersonal skills and networking skills.
  • Experience working with alliances and networks and reporting to a board or executive committee and demonstrated strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Demonstrated research skills including data collection, analysis and reporting.

What this Role can Offer

  • The ability to make a difference on climate change
  • Values and purpose driven work
  • Constructive and supportive team culture
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Work-life balance

Organisation Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

Hume City Council requires staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the directions issued by the Victorian government. Where applicable, successful applicants will be required to provide a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption.

For further information please view the position description or contact Karen Gardham on 0493 512 817.

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