LGNSW Positions Vacant

Flying Fox Project Manager 

  • Part time (4 days per week)
  • 2 year contract (to June 2022)
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Pro-rata package, including superannuation, $96,100 - $103,500

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.  We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers.  We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

We are looking for a Project Manager to implement Phase 2 of the Flying-fox Habitat Restoration project, designed to support councils with managing the impacts of Flying-foxes.  The project is funded by the NSW Environmental Trust.  Phase 1, involving the design and development of the grant program for councils, was completed in 2019.

The role

This role will work closely with identified councils to co-design suitable projects to restore/create flying-fox camp or foraging habitat, so that projects generate robust data and improve our understanding of factors contributing to flying-fox site use and occupation and reduction of conflict with community.  You will coordinate a Project Advisory Group to help assess and award projects, including setting up grantee reporting requirements.  You will assist councils with community engagement and education relevant to flying-foxes and coordinate project reporting to the NSW Environmental Trust.

The person

Ideally you will have strong project management and grant management skills and experience, including project design, implementation and reporting. You will have high level written and oral communication skills and knowledge of relevant legislation and government policies relating to Flying-fox management.  You will have an understanding of local government and an ability to work with others in a collaborative environment.

How to apply

Please review the position description prior to applying, and send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.

Your application should include a covering letter (maximum two pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this positions’ accountabilities and requirements, and an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages).

For further details about the role please contact Susy Cenedese on (02) 9242 4080.

Applications close COB Wednesday, 17 June 2020. 

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