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Woodland Bird Conservation Action Plan Coordinator

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/01/2020
Company Name BirdLife Australia
Contact Name Human Resources Dept.
Website Further Details / Applications
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BirdLife Australia is seeking an experienced, well organised professional

to coordinate the delivery of two key Conservation Action Plans (CAPs).


The Woodland Bird Conservation Action Plan coordinator will work with the

Woodland Birds Program Leader to facilitate the delivery of the newly developed

Conservation Action Plans (CAPs) for South Eastern Woodland Birds and Threatened

Mallee Birds.


The position will require strong collaboration with staff across departments,

the coordination of activities with multiple stakeholders and engagement

with funding agencies and donors to achieve the programs&rsquo; goals.


Responsibilities include for example:


Collaborate with BirdLife Australia&rsquo;s branches, groups, observatories,

affiliates, government agencies, NRMs, Indigenous groups, local government

and other relevant stakeholders to determine priorities and facilitate development

and implementation of the CAPs;


Develop and maintain Conservation Action Plan documents, ensuring they are

up to date and relevant;


Seek resources, including preparation of grant applications and funding

pitches for identified CAP priority projects, to assist the Program Leader

(Woodland Birds) in achieving Program objectives and in developing the scale

and reach of the Program;


Measure and evaluate the success of coordinated implementation of the CAP

program for learning and adaptive management;


Work in partnership with the Conservation team to conserve woodland birds

through activities such as influencing government programs and policy, improving

environmental decision making and empowering the community.


(Please download the Position Description below for a full list of duties

and selection criteria).


Location: The position is based in the BirdLife Australia National Office,

Melbourne. Alternative locations may be considered based on strategic merit.

Status: This is a part-time (4 days a week) position with an annual salary

starting from $68,201 pro rata plus 9.5% super, on a 3-year contract. A

continuation to the contract after three years would be offered subject

to acceptable performance and available funding.


To apply please send CV and applications addressing the essential and desirable

selection criteria to chris.timewell@birdlife.org.au with the subject line:

Woodland Birds CAP Coordinator application by 5pm Friday 31st January.


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