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Ecology Manager
RPS
Newcastle, AU, South Africa
Graduate degree
The role will have a focus on providing technical leadership and support to the Ecology team, including but not limited to:·         Providing strong and effective leadership, mentoring and professional development for the ecology team. Identifying staff development opportunities and goals and providing the support to achieve these.·         Providing lead technical skills in ecology and ensuring the delivery of high-quality technical deliverables for our clients.·         Planning and management of the ecology team to ensure that key performance indicators are met, including budget, quality, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), and business strategy.·         Proactively building and maintaining a wide and effective network of internal/external contacts and leveraging these relationships to expand business opportunities and enhance profile in industry.·         Pursuing and fostering successful working relationships with clients, sub-consultants, government and industry bodies.
·         Graduate degree in environmental science, environmental management, ecology/ botany/ zoology or similar discipline.·         Demonstrates 15+ years experience in terrestrial ecology with advanced knowledge of field and reporting techniques across a range of faunal groups and vegetation communities; a well-developed understanding of data analysis/management methods; and an advanced knowledge of environmental/ecological processes, principles and practices.·         Strong experience in leading and development of teams in order to achieve growth and development of personnel.·         Strong knowledge of environmental legislation and planning policies.·         Current drivers licence required.
Position includes both office and fieldwork and the applicant must be physically able to stand and work in the field including in remote areas for extended periods of time. RPS embraces a flexible work-life balance, and we will consider flexible or part time arrangements for this role.This position will allow you to continue to develop your knowledge and experience within the planning field whilst being recognised as a key contributor to various existing and future projects throughout NSW.RPS defines, designs, and manages Australia and Asia Pacific region’s most successful infrastructure, development, and resources projects. We are leaders, advocates, facilitators, and advisors. We are leading minds, solving complexity.If you have the above-mentioned skills and are looking for an exciting job opportunity within a rapidly expanding organisation, then please submit your expression of interest.It is an inherent requirement of this position that applicants must be eligible to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance (hold Australian Citizenship - http://www.defence.gov.au/agsva/)Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.If you meet the above criteria and believe you have what it takes to perform exceptionally in this role please click on the “Apply” button below and complete an online application.  
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