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NRM Project Manager

Attractive Remuneration & Conditions

Rewarding, Multi-faceted, Purpose-driven Role

Progressive Organisation in Tropical North QLD

Delivering effective Natural Resource Management (NRM) projects is the key focus of this role. You will be working in partnership with land managers, investors and other stakeholders to strategically plan and identify opportunities that result in long term improvements in land and water outcomes. To do so, you will need to understand as much about people, communication and partnerships, as you do about project management.


Based in Townsville our client, NQ Dry Tropics, enables and supports the dry tropics community to achieve sustainable management of land and water.


Reporting to the NRM Implementation Manager, and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, in this role you will provide leadership, as well as planning and operational delivery oversight to the organisation’s Landholders Driving Change project. This will involve supporting the planning, management and delivery of projects that aim to increase the level and effectiveness of community and other stakeholder involvement in regional natural resource management processes of the Bowen, Broken and Bogie (BBB) Sub-catchments.


You will be accountable for the: effective leadership, management and development of staff; planning, managing and reporting on the operational delivery of projects that enable the NRM community to achieve sustainable land and water outcomes; co-ordinating the development, implementation and review of project specific Monitoring, Evaluation, Review and Improvement (MERI) plans in collaboration with the MERI Co-ordinator; and support of associated stakeholder and advisory panels.


It is anticipated that you will: be accomplished in the fields of stakeholder engagement/partnership management and project/program management; have a sound knowledge of natural resource management and understanding of contemporary related issues; be able to demonstrate your people management and team leadership skills; and hold qualifications in a related field.


Applicants must currently reside and be permitted to work permanently in Australia, hold a ‘C’ class driver’s license and be available for regular travel, including overnight stays, as required.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer.


Situated on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef, and with vistas to Magnetic Island, Townsville is home to some 180,000 residents. The city is a highly liveable and modern centre that features excellent facilities and offers a relaxed, tropical and family-friendly lifestyle.


This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a well-established organisation with a strong reputation for delivering successful projects that tangibly benefit the natural environment, while enjoying the lifestyle benefits of Tropical North Queensland.


Please forward your application, quoting Reference Number NR11122 by as soon possible to

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