Positions Vacant

Established in 1996 to protect the Fitzroy River, we now work across the region to provide a strong voice in support of responsible development that is locally based and compatible with the qualities and values of this special part of the world.

Working in partnership with communities, landholders and land managers, especially Aboriginal Traditional Owners and their ranger groups, we work to tackle local challenges through scientific research, monitoring, and community-based planning and management.

We advocate for environmental protection while working collaboratively on the ground tackling threats increasing community capacity to deal with them.

Environs Kimberley embraces flexible, family-friendly workplace arrangements that allow our staff to have a healthy work-life balance. The Environs Kimberley community is welcoming and supportive and we value our happy and inclusive workplace culture.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Positions Vacant

Lead the Kimberley’s Peak Conservation Group - Chief Executive Officer position

Do you have the drive to protect the globally significant natural environment of the Kimberley?

Environs Kimberley (EK) is the peak environmental NGO for the Kimberley region in the north of Western Australia. Based in Broome, we work with the community to protect the Kimberley environment by raising awareness, coordinating on-ground projects, and advocating to government and industry.

We collaborate with Traditional Owners, ranger groups, conservationists, scientists, landholders, land managers and others to protect and better manage Kimberley lands and waters.

As the CEO of EK, you will lead an influential organisation with 26 years of success looking after the environment in this vast region. The person who fills this newly created role will build and maintain strong professional relationships, work with and support a cohesive team, and oversee the continued growth and integrity of the organisation.

Working closely with the EK Board and leading a dedicated and talented team, the CEO will ensure that organisational systems and practices are streamlined and effective. This includes diversifying our income streams. The pe rson who fills the role will strengthen EK’s organisational capacity and empower its projects and advocacy arms to deliver on their commitments.

The CEO will ensure that the organisation has a powerful regional impact and deliver on EK’s ambitious Strategic Plan.

We are looking for a professional who has:

  • A tertiary degree in a relevant subject.
  • At least two years’ experience in a comparable role or has gained enough experience as a senior manager to be ready to step into a CEO role.

Applicants with an interest in nature conservation and/or experience in cross-cultural settings are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications close COB Tuesday 25 October

To apply for this position, please send your resumé with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

For a copy of the role profile, please email Fiona West.

To discuss this role in greater detail, contact Fiona, by email or mobile: 0422 244 145; to schedule an appointment with the Director.

CEO Advertisement and Selection Criteria [PDF]