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Nature Restoration Business Manager

Organisation Name Trees For Life
Location Adelaide
Date Posted 2023-08-29
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1118404
  • Apply your knowledge of environmental & biodiversity market opportunities
  • Suit candidates with strong negotiation and strategic business acumen
  • Full time 12-23 month contract - Hybrid working arrangements


The Organisation

Trees For Life was established in 1981 with the purpose to restore and protect South Australian landscapes for nature to flourish. Trees For Life delivers conservation, revegetation, community engagement and training via several programs and services, including the Tree Scheme, Westwood Nursery, Paddock Tree Projects, professional environmental services, direct seeding, carbon and additional projects across the state.

Benefits and Culture
  • Passionate team committed to protecting and restoring the environment
  • Hybrid and SA remote working arrangements considered
  • Attractive salary package

The Role
Reporting into and working collaboratively with the CEO, you will be responsible for identifying and developing opportunities to leverage nature markets and other non-government funding sources to deliver on-ground biodiversity and carbon outcomes. This role will see you work closely with landholders, government, industry, and other key stakeholders. 

With your flair for developing and maintaining impactful relationships you are also skilled at contributing to projects, research, service delivery, identifying new funding streams, negotiation, reporting and costing models.
Specifically, you will:
  • Develop, refine and scale carbon and biodiversity market products and projects in partnership with stakeholders
  • Develop options for blended funding pathways for delivery of restoration projects
  • Test and refine project delivery models with partners and landholders
  • Monitor and evaluate activities and develop impact reports
  • Budget preparation and reporting

Skills Required
This role will suit candidates offering strong strategic business development and or complex project management experience, ideally obtained from within the conservation or agribusiness sectors.  Your proven ability to form strong stakeholder relationships and engage with landholders driving successful outcomes will be your key to success.

Additionally, you will possess:
  • The drive to identify and expand business opportunities
  • Knowledge of technical, policy and regulatory environments which underpin carbon and biodiversity environmental markets
  • Knowledge of land-based conservation & landscape restoration principles and practices
  • GIS mapping and data management experience
  • Commitment to environmental protection
  • Ability to travel Intrastate (overnight stays) and overtime hours may be required

If you want to support the restoration and protection of South Australian landscapes, please submit your resume with a supporting cover letter responding to the skills required above or phone Gemma Schade from NGO Recruitment on 03 8080 8978 for further information.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.