Environment Manager

Location: AUSTRALIA > Regional NSW > Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Work type: Full Time
Reference Number: 634624C
Contact Details:jw@asr.com.au
Profession:  Engineering > Environmental
  • Superior employee benefits
  • Help shape the future of the Newcastle landscape, economy and community
  • Lifestyle and career options with the largest port on Australia's East Coast
Port of Newcastle is seeking an experienced Environment Manager on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Senior Manager Property, Environment & Planning, the ideal candidate will be experienced in environmental management, including contaminated land management. The Environment Manager will:
  • Have an excellent customer service sensibility and deliver innovative, fit for purpose environmental advice
  • Contribute to the strategic direction for the environment function in line with corporate strategies and appropriate contributions from relevant key stakeholders
  • Manage the day-to-day implementation of the environment strategy and compliance programme
  • Developing detailed implementation plans for the strategy
  • Coach and mentor managers and workers in meeting their environment and contaminated land obligations and requirements.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with PON’s partners, and Government and port user stakeholders, to facilitate the efficient realisation of environmental strategies and other arrangements
  • Manage the Environmental Advisor
It is a highly visible role essential to the organisation having effective and collaborative internal and external relationships. The successful candidate will be self-driven and comfortable collaborating with colleagues across the business to support the organisation in achieving its ambitions.
Port of Newcastle is a major Australian trade gateway handling 4,600 ship movements and 171 million tonnes of cargo each year. With its annual trade worth about $25 billion to the New South Wales economy, the Port enables businesses across the state to successfully compete in international markets. As custodians of the region’s critical asset, Port of Newcastle is diversifying its trade as it strives to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally and socially responsible Port that realises its potential.
In addition to a diverse and exciting work portfolio, Port of Newcastle also offers employees outstanding benefits, including 14 weeks paid primary carer Parental Leave, income protection insurance and salary-sacrifice Superannuation co-contribution of up to 2%.
Port of Newcastle also offer employees an opportunity to be a part of an agile workplace, with individual agile plans in place across the organisation to assist and support individuals to work from both the office and home.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in environmental science or related area
  • Experience working with contaminated land and hazardous materials
  • Experience in the development and implementation of policy, procedures and management systems
  • Excellent customer centricity skills
  • Experience building and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an excellent ability to build rapport
  • Ability to communicate information in an effective and constructive way
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams, and manage diverse stakeholders, to provide integrated advice on property, environment and planning issues
  • High attention to detail and ability to be self-motivated
  • Experience in managing consultants and projects
  • Experience dealing with regulatory agencies
  • A high degree of initiative, must be organised, methodical and thorough in detail

Ideally, the candidate will have experience in understanding and experience in ecologically sustainable development (ESD); as well as understanding of the ISO 14000 series standards and their application. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate a successful track record in working both independently and as part of a team on high-pressure, time-sensitive and confidential projects.
The role is Newcastle based and a competitive salary package and employment conditions will be offered. 
Only those applications with an accompanying cover letter addressing the requirements above will be considered.
The role is Newcastle based and a competitive salary package and employment conditions will be offered.

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