Executive Manager Major Projects - Mallee CMA

Location Mildura
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2103-103317_1616564732
Posted 28 days ago
  • Fantastic career and lifestyle opportunity in Mildura
  • Contribute to lasting change for the environment and community
  • Salary circa $140k - $150k inc super, contract for two years (extension subject to funding)

Are you passionate about protecting the environment? Are you an expert in project management? Do you love the idea of balancing lifestyle and career in a regional city? If you answered yes, read on as this may be your next exciting and challenging career move with the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (Mallee CMA), located in Mildura, Victoria.

The Mallee CMA is responsible for ensuring that the natural resources in the region are managed in an integrated and ecologically sustainable way. They are the peak body for the delivery of natural resource programs that deliver lasting change for the environment and the community in the Mallee region which covers about one fifth of Victoria and is the largest catchment area in the state. Find out more here:

Reporting to the General Manager Operations and Community, you will be responsible for managing key projects that relate to waterways, biodiversity, floodplains, salinity and land and soil health. In addition, you will identify, pursue and advocate for innovative regional natural resource management projects that align to the Mallee CMA Strategy and that maximise natural resource management investment in the Mallee Region. Furthermore you will build credible relationships with key partners, government agencies, the community and traditional owners.

To be successful in the role of Executive Manager Major Projects, you don't need to come from a Natural Resource Management (NRM) background but you do need to be passionate about protecting the environment. You demonstrate contemporary project management capabilities and experience and a formidable level of political nous. You are a contemporary and engaging leader who is known for your relentless drive to achieve outstanding outcomes. Furthermore your naturally engaging style and interpersonal skills allow you to quickly form credible and respectful relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. (Experience working with or liaising with government departments will be held in high regard).

For a copy of the PD, please download (copy & paste):, or to apply, please click the 'apply now' button and upload your CV (note a covering letter is not required). For any questions not answered in the PD, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734 or Jarrod McLauchlan on 0407 808 517.