Fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about the environment to join a vibrant national charity working with the seafood and marine community.
Salary Range: up to $80,000 full-time (ex Super) dependent upon experience.
Location: Sydney, NSW (other locations considered)
Contract: to June 2022
About the role:
The Program Manager - Aquaculture (NSW Oyster) reports to the CEO.
Key duties and responsibilities:
- Industry Development
- Organise conferences/field days.
- Plan and deliver travelling workshop series.
- Promote innovations and changes in practice.
- Assist industry committees and working groups on issues of environmental performance, productivity & profitability.
- Coordinate yearly Tide to Tip clean-up events.
- Industry communication
- Publish bimonthly oyster newsletter.
- Maintain and develop NSW oyster industry website.
- Extend information related to the selective breeding program and other pertinent oyster research.
- Maintain online communication platform.
- Create a series of best-practice videos based on the Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy.
- Risk Management
- Develop, review and update Environmental Management Systems.
- Develop, print & extend information on minimising damage from waterway users.
- Integrate oyster farmers priorities with council plans and activities.
- Assist with farm-level biosecurity plans.
- Develop opportunities for estuary exchanges.
- Assist industry’s engagement with councils and other organisations.
- Participate in monthly catch-ups with Landcare Network
- Report to appropriate committee’s & assist the industry peak body.
- Assist with the planning of face-to-face training to farmers.
- Explore opportunities to develop training packages for new industry entrants and existing farmers.
- Digitise training resources – identify online learning platform to enable online, self-paced delivery with extension of videos and best-practice guidelines by June 2022.
Qualifications and experience criteria:
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field with at least 3 years’ experience working with the Aquaculture industry.
- High-level communication skills and a demonstrated ability to lead workshops.
- Critical thinking with innovative approaches to industry challenges.
- Experience of successful grant writing, and delivery of grant outcomes.
- High level of self-confidence, motivation, initiative and demonstrated ability to manage your workload and perform complex tasks with minimal supervision.
- Current Australian drivers’ licence and willingness to travel.
- A willingness to work occasionally outside of normal office hours to represent OceanWatch Australia as required.
- Understanding of natural resource management and aquatic ecology.
- Experience of working for the not-for-profit sector.
How to apply:
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter response to how you satisfy the qualifications and experience criteria (3 page max.) and your resume via email to email@example.com by 5:00pm on Wednesday 14th of April 2021.
Interviews will be held on Monday 19th April 2021.
For further information about this role please contact Andy Myers on 0488 656 366 - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Only successful applicants will be contacted.