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Manager Government Relations and Engagement (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 03/08/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Other

Organisation: Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Environment

Reference: VG/BSWWRRG-1

Reference: VG/BSWWRRG-1

Occupation: Environment

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Become a ‘change agent’ for a Circular Economy Change Champion BSWWRRG is one of seven Waste and Resource Recovery Groups that cover Victoria. We work collaboratively with local government, industry and communities across the Barwon South West region to plan for and deliver waste and resource recovery initiatives. A unique role is available for innovators to drive circular economy behaviour change, lead and work with Councils, educate to reduce and recycle and divert waste from landfill, and engage with business and the community and improve awareness of resource recovery and waste minimisation.

Become a ‘change agent' for a Circular Economy Change Champion

BSWWRRG is one of seven Waste and Resource Recovery Groups that cover Victoria. We work collaboratively with local government, industry and communities across the Barwon South West region to plan for and deliver waste and resource recovery initiatives.

A unique role is available for innovators to drive circular economy behaviour change, lead and work with Councils, educate to reduce and recycle and divert waste from landfill, and engage with business and the community and improve awareness of resource recovery and waste minimisation.

What you will be doing:

  • Working in a small dedicated team to advance Recycling Victoria: a new economy, circular economy and regional resource recovery initiatives
  • Developing constructive stakeholder relationships, primarily with local and state government
  • Progress regional behaviour change and recycling programs

 Your experience: 

  • Qualifications in environmental science, education, strategic communication or related disciplines
  • Good stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Strong project management, prioritisation and time management
  • Knowledge of resource recovery and waste minimisation principles and practices

 You will have:

  • A proactive energetic approach to working autonomously as a member of a small team
  • You are dynamic, approachable and highly adaptable
  • Your ability to communicate is second to none
  • A passion for community-based education/behaviour change

What we offer

We care a lot about our employees and acknowledge the contribution each one of them makes to our success. Our organisation provides:

  • a positive, team focused working environment
  • flexible family friendly policies
  • opportunities for you to have a positive and lasting impact on the environment.

A Position Description and further information about our organisation can be found here: https://www.reduce-recycle.com.au

Any questions or a confidential discussion on these roles can be addressed to Ashley Pittard – Executive Officer on 0477 557 666 or ashley.pittard@bswwrrg.vic.gov.au.

Alternatively, call Judy Leggatt, Manager People and Culture on 0404 516 061.

Applications close 11:59pm Tuesday 3 August 2021 via the CAREERS VIC website.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role.

Manager Government Relations and Engagement (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Other

Job classification:

See Advertisement

Contact:

Ashley Pittard | Ashley.Pittard@bswwrrg.vic.gov.au

Manager Government Relations and Engagement (See Advertisement)