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.
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 speak on environmental matters to community, government and industry. We collaborate with landholders and land managers, Traditional Owners, ranger groups, scientists 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 nature of this vast region. The person who fills this newly created role will build and maintain strong professional relationships, have a commitment to working in and supporting an integrated team and oversee the continued growth and integrity of the organisation.
Working closely with a proficient and committed Board and leading a dedicated and talented team, the CEO will ensure that organisational systems, practices and activities are streamlined and effective. This includes extending our revenue base in new ways. The person who fills this 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.
To apply for this position, please send your resumé with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, by COB Wednesday 16 November.
To discuss this position in greater detail contact Fiona; by email, mobile: 0422 244 145, or at the office (08) 91921922; to schedule an appointment with the Director.