Strategic Science Manager

Full time
Posted 3 months ago


Healthy Land and Water works in partnership with government, private industry, utilities, Traditional Owners and the community, in delivering innovative and science-based solutions to challenges affecting the environment. The diverse team of natural resource managers, scientists and engineers are experts in research, monitoring, analysis, engagement and project management.


Reporting to the General Manager Environmental Services, the Strategic Science Manager provides a focal point for Healthy Land and Water’s (HLW) scientific rigour, regional strategy, presence and growth in monitoring and research. With a high profile in the region, the role provides an opportunity for a passionate and capable scientist to guide a significant portfolio of environmental research and practice for advancing natural resource management.
The Strategic Science Manager drives the Healthy Land and Water Science Strategy, including consultation internally with highly regarded and awarded scientists and engineers and externally with a diverse network of researchers and partners. The role will be supported by a strong team of scientists and managers, along with our independent Science Committee and Scientific Expert Panels.


The successful candidate will be an established scientist possessing an advanced degree (ideally a PhD) and established credibility in a scientific discipline related to natural resource management. They will have or be capable of establishing strong networks and relationships in research and industry, government and community sectors, and have been successful in securing funding for research and/or projects.


The Strategic Science Manager is fundamentally an enabler, so your ability to operate as a team player who helps and influences others to understand and participate in the scientific approaches to natural resource management will be critical.


For more information on the role and application process please click here, quoting 518378 in the Keywords field.


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Closing Date: Sunday April 5, 2020.


Confidential enquiries to Kerry Larkin (+61 7 3295 7424) or Peter Gibson (+61 7 3295 7446) of Aston Carter.


We would like to take this opportunity to thank all applicants for submitting their applications.