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FEMP Project Manager

Erosion Control on your Farm

The ICM Group is the largest Group in the Regional Council and includes environmental science, environmental information, catchment management, biodiversity and biosecurity. Integrated Catchment Management is a process which recognises that everything that happens within a catchment is linked. The aim is to integrate the Regional Council’s activities and those of others working within the catchment to achieve overall outcomes.

This group acts as HBRC’s primary vehicle for the delivery of beyond-regulatory activities within our regional catchments. There is a particular focus on the successful implementation of national and regional policies through the provision of leadership, guidance, and advice to catchment communities. The role of FEMP Project Manager would require you to provide sound professional and technical knowledge to the internal and external stakeholders that are associated with our Farm & Environmental Management Plan (FEMP). This is a permanent, fulltime role.

About the Opportunity:

The key objectives of the role are:

  • To develop quality farm plans that align with the relevant sub catchment issues throughout the Hawkes Bay region.
    • To ensure effective project reporting, information flow and communication occurs with our various stakeholders both internal and external.
    • To establish, maintain, and document formal processes that effectively and efficiently manage the auditing and accreditation of new and existing FEMP providers.
    • To participate in local, regional or national working groups or advisory groups as required
  • To provide regular and timely updates to plan providers.
  • To coordinate regular provider meetings and training workshops as required.

About you:

The successful candidate will ideally possess and demonstrate the following competencies:

  • A Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification.
  • At least 5 years project management knowledge and experience, particularly in relation to managing quality outcomes.
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management, facilitation and networking skills with a strong ability to influence and provide advice.
  • Proven ability to coordinate tasks and work programmes across a variety of teams and professional disciplines (including technical subject matter experts).
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and work within budgets.
  • Advanced Nutrient Management Certificate and some familiarity with GIS is desirable

The salary range for this role will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

If this sounds like you then we are keen to hear from you. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close the advertisement when we have found the right person. Applications close 1 February 2021.

Please click here to view a copy of the job description for this role.

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12 January 2021

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