The KBA Project Coordinator supports KBA Guardians and volunteers in their monitoring and conservation work in collaboration with other BirdLife programs, our network groups as well as government, NGO and First Nations partners.
Empower the community to protect the most important habitat for birds and wildlife.
With over 350,000 supporters nationally, BirdLife Australia is unique in the Australian not-for-profit sector. We have set ambitious new targets to put birds and nature on the path to recovery as part of our Bird Conservation Strategy Combining the best scientific expertise, partnership with institutions and communities and the unique capacity of birds to engage and spark joy, the Bird Conservation Strategy aims to halt overall bird population declines by 2050.
A powerful tool in conservation planning, Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) can, nonetheless, be a somewhat abstract and complex concept. You will use your passion for nature and knowledge of wildlife conservation to motivate and support volunteers to fill KBAs with life.
You will do this by:
What you will bring to the team:
The ideal candidate has a great network amongst NGOs, Indigenous groups or government agencies, a thorough knowledge of Australian Fauna or Flora and a track record of working with Citizen Scientists.
This is a position for an experienced project manager with a background in environmental planning, threatened species or similar. It will ensure the KBA network effectively conserves the most important bird habitat across the country.
Benefits on offer:
This is a full-time role (1 FTE) with a flexible location offered on a continual contract which comes with an attractive salary range of $81,548 per annum plus 11% super.
You will also enjoy great benefits including generous annual, personal and paid parental leave, additional special leave (covering the organisations shutdown period), leave loading, access to LinkedIn learnings professional development and networking platform plus much more.
Our values really underpin and support our organisational strategy and goals:
For more role details refer to the position description attached below or email enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this role you must have:
At BirdLife we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from diverse groups and communities.
Closing Date: Applications for this role close on Thursday 14 September 2023.
Please note BirdLife does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.
KBA Project Coordinator PD Aug 2023