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Restoration Seedbank Initiative Project Manager - Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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Job no: 492542
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Administration


  • 12 month appointment with further employment up to 5 years
  • Salary range:  Level 9 $97,409 - $103,188 p.a.

The Restoration Seedbank Initiative is a five year research and technology development partnership between The University of Western Australia, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, and Kings Park and Botanic Garden to develop the science, knowledge, and technical skills required to achieve biodiverse restoration in the resource rich Pilbara region of Western Australia.

This position will be responsible both for developing and implementing experimental research in seed science, and for managing the day to day running of a major research program, including the supervision of research and technical staff. The research program is cross-disciplinary and encompasses seed supply, seed germination and establishment, and soil science to deliver restoration technology and practice.

We are seeking a person with broad knowledge and experience in ecological restoration science and practice, a demonstrated capacity for building and working in a collaborative research team, and the ability to work closely with industry sponsor management and operational staff to guide the development and delivery of program outcomes.

Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in environmental science or environmental management or related field, and relevant extensive experience in research program management. Some assistance with relocation expenses (if applicable) may be negotiated.

To discuss or clarify any aspects of the position please contact Permanent Visiting Professor Kingsley Dixon on +61 (08) 9480 3614 after accessing the position documentation.

Application Details:  Applications must be submitted onlineFull details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria. 


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