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Woodland Bird Conservation Action Plan Coordinator

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Town/City Carlton, Victoria
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 22/10/2021
Company Name BirdLife Australia
Contact Name Human Resources Dept.
Website Further Details / Applications
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Bring your conservation planning skills to help save birds and support the development of this leading conservation organisation.

Job Description

The Woodland Bird Conservation Action Plan (CAP) Coordinator helps BirdLife Australia achieve its strategic goal of improving conservation outcomes for Australian birds. Specifically, the Conservation Action Plan Coordinator is responsible for working with the Woodland Bird Program Leader to facilitate the delivery of the Conservation Action Plans (CAPs) for Temperate 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 program goals. Reporting to the Woodland Birds Program Leader, the Conservation Action Plan Coordinator will coordinate the delivery, reporting, review and updating of the two Woodland Bird Program CAPs.

You will do this by:

  • Help determine priorities and facilitate implementation of the Woodland Bird and Mallee Bird CAPs through consultation with various stakeholders;
  • 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, as required;
  • Assist in the development and delivery of the planning phase of the Victorian Landscape Conservation Partnership;
  • Work with the Communication Department to direct effective media coverage of Woodland Bird CAP priorities;
  • Measure and evaluate the success of coordinated implementation of the CAP program for learning and adaptive management.

Status and Remuneration

This is a full-time position (1 FTE) on a 12 Month parental leave replacement contract.
This role is based at the BirdLife Australia National Office, Carlton, Victoria but we have the flexibility to consider applications from other locations. Salary $68,678 per annum plus 10% superannuation.

For more role details refer to the position description attached below or email enquiries to HR@birdlife.org.au

To apply for this role you must:

  • Have tertiary qualifications in Ecology or another relevant discipline
  • Have at least two years related work experience
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of bird conservation in Australia
  • Have demonstrated experience in managing conservation projects and budgets
  • Have a current full Australian Drivers License
  • Have valid Australian work rights with permission to work
  • Submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement addressing the selection criteria to Dean Ingwersen, Woodland Birds Program Leader at HR@birdlife.org.au

Closing Date: Applications for this role close on Friday 22nd October 2021

Please note Birdlife does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

At BirdLife we value diversity and inclusion and consider all candidates equally.

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