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Project Manager / Consultant Aquatic Ecologist

Biosis Pty Ltd - Melbourne, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Biosis is looking to appoint an experienced Project Manager as a Consultant Aquatic Ecologist to join our team in Melbourne in a full time contract position. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading consultancy which provides ecological, heritage and environmental approval services throughout south-eastern Australia.

Biosis employs a highly experienced multi-disciplinary team of aquatic ecologists, archaeologists, botanists, zoologists, environmental planners and GIS analysts. We have offices in Albury, Ballarat, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney, Wangaratta, Western Sydney and Wollongong.

Our Melbourne office is located in Port Melbourne, close to the CBD and easily accessible by public transport. We are a very short walk from the North Port tram stop. This central location provides access to all the services of Melbourne without the hassle of traffic and parking.

The role

The Project Manager / Aquatic Ecologist will have experience in complex project management, aquatic ecology and field zoology, and the capability of providing environmental advice and guidance to our clients. Your responsibilities will include managing a range of ecology projects, designing, coordinating and undertaking field surveys and projects, preparation of project proposals and technical reports, and client liaison responsibilities. Additionally you will establish an industry presence in the professional community.

The Project Manager / Aquatic Ecologist will work closely with our multi-disciplinary team of professionals, and will become an integral member of the ecology team in VIC. The role is as a key contributor to existing and future projects throughout VIC, and a driver for the development of our ecological capabilities in the region.

The role will involve working throughout Victoria and the incumbent must be willing to undertake fieldwork and travel for variable periods of time.

Essential

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this role, please demonstrate these required skills and attributes within your cover letter:

Education/Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in ecology/aquatic ecology or zoology.
  • A minimum of three years’ of aquatic ecology experience (preferably in consultancy or the public sector).
Knowledge And Skills
  • Demonstrated experience with project management, including managing budgets.
  • Broad aquatic & terrestrial fauna identification skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with field survey design and implementation.
  • Working knowledge of Commonwealth and state legislation with regard to ecology.
  • Strong proposal and report writing skills.
  • Experience in sales, client relationship management and business development including client liaison and consultation.
  • Competency with computer programs and software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook or similar software packages.
  • A manual driver’s licence.
  • Australian citizenship/residency, or a valid work permit.
What We Offer

Biosis offers the security of an established firm with support services in WHS, HR and accounts, and a supportive and vibrant work culture. We provide you with a competitive salary package consisting of base salary plus super. Our ecology team works collaboratively across the company and you will have the opportunity to be mentored by a range of industry experts within Biosis.

As a Biosis employee, you are also rewarded by our many employee benefits, including:
  • Professional development program, including a professional development allowance
  • Employee reward and recognition program
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Mentorship and development program
  • Study assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social activities
  • Internal job opportunities throughout Australia.
Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 21st June 2021.

Please note: Australian residents / work permits only.

Biosis encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.