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Program Coordinator - Sustainable Agriculture

Rewarding, Multi-Faceted Role

Attractive Remuneration & Conditions

Successful Organisation in Tropical North QLD

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.


Our Mackay-based client (Reef Catchments) is one of 56 Australian Natural Resource Management (NRM) bodies, and operates in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac Region. Reef Catchments is a purpose driven organisation working with the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac community to make a difference through sustainably managing the region's land and water.


In this role you will report to the Program Manager and provide leadership, strategic vision and technical and planning oversight to the delivery of Reef Catchment’s Sustainable Agriculture Program.


Core to this will be: project planning and strategy; people management and development; project management and delivery, monitoring and reporting; developing relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; development of funding opportunities; and building and sharing knowledge in support of the above.


Relevant experience, qualifications in a related discipline and an understanding of contemporary issues related to land management and sustainable agriculture are essential. A background in either grazing or sugarcane will be an advantage.

Situated at the mouth of the Pioneer River on the doorstep of the Whitsunday Islands, and home to Australia’s longest stretch of subtropical rainforest, Mackay has a population of 80,000 people. Featuring an idyllic tropical lifestyle and all of the facilities of a modern, thriving regional city, this role affords a rewarding professional career and considerable work/life balance opportunities.


This role can be based in Mackay or Proserpine by mutual agreement.


Applicants must currently reside, and be permitted to work permanently, in Australia and our client is an equal opportunity employer. Those who have applied in 2022 need not reapply.


Forward your application, quoting Reference Number SA10422, by as soon as possible to

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