Manager Climate Change Coordination

Imagine a sustainable and thriving Victoria, one where our innovative lifestyle supports healthier living spaces and environments, where our economy is globally competitive and where our communities work together to adapt and flourish in a changing climate. Victoria has beautiful and varied environments and a standard of living that is admired worldwide. It's why more and more people are choosing to live here. We have a shared desire to make things better for ourselves and our communities, and we work well together to achieve great outcomes. Our role at Sustainability Victoria is to promote and facilitate environmental sustainability. Victoria has Australia's first state-wide waste infrastructure plan, which provides a 30-year vision and roadmap for how Victoria will meet our needs for essential waste services and prioritise resource recovery.
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Department: Sustainability Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/102342
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Manager Climate Change Coordination.DOCX (Word, 123KB)


Applicant's Recruitment Information Guide.pdf (PDF, 1.25MB)


Contact: Bianca Giamou
recruitment@sustainability.vic.gov.au

Position Details

The Communities & Climate Change Group provides programs and services to support community action to build a sustainable and prosperous future. We partner with local government to enable sustainable communities and accelerate local government action; make sustainability easy for households; facilitate learning for lifelong sustainability; work with businesses to take action and create solutions for a sustainable future while catalysing action on climate change.

The Manager Climate Change and Coordination will collaborate and influence across all program areas of Sustainability Victoria to identify opportunities to achieve our climate change objectives, whilst overseeing the organisation wide effort for the delivery and continual improvement of Victoria's voluntary Climate Change Pledge initiative, TAKE2. This role oversees the continual improvement and cross organisational delivery of the TAKE2 program.

In this role, the successful candidate will lead the team responsible for Sustainability Victoria's thought leadership, coordination and delivery of climate change initiatives. Drive SV's contribution to climate change policy development led by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), design and deliver interventions that contribute to the realisation of Victoria's Climate Change Framework.

A strong ability to connect with and influence senior stakeholders to achieve outcomes will enable your engagement and collaboration across SV. We are looking for candidates who can bring drive, a strong leadership background and knowledge of climate change and energy policy. Additionally, you will have experience contributing to policy development and the design and implementation of initiatives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at Sustainability Victoria in a team that is results driven and responsible for high profile deliverables.

How to Apply

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement and Applicant Information Guide before applying. To be considered for this role applicants must:

  • submit a detailed resume and
  • a cover letter ensuring that the full key selection criteria is addressed (see Position Description)


Applications close 11.59pm Thursday 22nd February 2018

 We are building an inclusive workplace to better reflect the community in which we live, to embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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