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Program Director, Biodiversity Processes and Threat Mitigation

Job no: 499059
Work type: full-time
Location: Perth CBD
Categories: Research support, Business Development

The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI)

  • Level 10, grade 3 ($142,391 - $146,861) plus 17% superannuation
  • Fixed-term (3 years) opportunity, full-time
  • Opportunity to use your extensive business development skills and leave a legacy in biodiversity management

The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) is a collaborative, unincorporated joint venture, representing The University of Western Australia, the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, CSIRO, Curtin University, Department of Parks and Wildlife, Department of Mines and Petroleum, Edith Cowan University, Environmental Protection Authority, Murdoch University, and the Western Australian Museum.

You will be part of the Biodiversity Processes and Threat Mitigation Node of the Institute. The node focuses on continuously building the capacity of conservation managers to prioritise and develop cost-effective, integrated, on-ground strategies for biodiversity conservation.

About the opportunity

This is a leadership position where you will collaborate and create links between industry, government, funders and researchers, to oversee the development of the research program for the Biodiversity Processes and Threat Mitigation Node.

This is a unique opportunity to network with senior leaders in biodiversity management and take your career to the next level. You will be involved in the strategy and direction of biodiversity conservation and your work will have an impact and leave a legacy for the State.

About you

You will be PhD qualified and possess relevant experience in the field of biodiversity management. A strong track record of business development is essential to succeed in this role. Your strong networking abilities will result in result in research projects that address issues of community, industry, government, etc.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Further detail can be obtained from contacting the CEO WABSI Peter Zurzolo on 0458 099 040.

Closing date: 20 August 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION Program Director Processes and Threat Mitigation - Position Number 316618 - Level Level 10 Grade 3.docx

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time