Environmental Partnership Lead | Biodiversity
1d ago
  • An opportunity to protect, enhance,restore the natural environment
  • Collectively tackle complex environmentalissues
  • Enjoy the outdoors lifestyle& stunning natural environment of Otago
  • If you'rea natural relationship builder and enjoy working with a diverse range of peopleand groups on joint initiatives, then a Partnership Lead role could be a goodfit.

    Particularly if you enjoy the outdoorslifestyle that goes hand in hand with the Otago environment of rugged coastlinesand spectacular mountains and alpine lakes.

    You’llbe joining Otago Regional Council at a critical time with a newly formedEnvironmental Implementation team, and ambitious goals to deliver on theground’ initiatives that will make a real difference and improve environmentaloutcomes.

    We work on behalf of communitiesacross Central Otago, Clutha, Waitaki, Queenstown Lakes and Dunedin.

    TheChallenge :

  • Build effective partnerships across a range of government agencies andother organisations to facilitate collective progress on initiatives that willimprove biodiversity outcomes in Otago.
  • Engage and workshop on biodiversity issues and opportunities andidentify the high-level priorities for improving the region’s biodiversity.
  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive work programme based on thejoint priorities of a regional biodiversity group, and support or lead thedelivery of key biodiversity projects.
  • Develop an effective, valued relationship with mana whenua andsupport the achievement of mana whenua environmental goals.
  • Your Skills

  • Hold a bachelor’sdegree in environmental science, ecology, geography, or planning.
  • Have 5+ years’ ofexperience in biosecurity, biodiversity, ecology, or conservation managementincluding co-ordination / facilitation of people toward action.
  • Confident and flexiblewith excellent communication and relationship management skills.
  • Applicants with experienceof embedding mātauranga Māori and kaitiakitanga values and practices withrespect to environment restoration are strongly encouraged.

    Click Apply or contact Lisa Hulley on 027 688 8831 in confidence. We encourage you to apply promptly as we will assess applications asthey are received.

    Otago Regional Council has engaged Peak Recruitment tomanage the recruitment of these positions. Please direct all enquiries and applications to Peak Recruitment.

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