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Environment Grants Officer.

Environment Grants Officer

Job Title: Environment Grants Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta Region
Salary: $65 ph + super
Start Date: Immediate Start
Reference: 3363610
Contact Name: Shelley Stone
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 26, 2021 14:17

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Environmental Senior Grants Officer to join our client, a NSW State government agency, on a contractual basis.
  • 6month Contract with the view to extend
  • Pay Rate: $65 p/h + Super
  • Located in Parramatta, currently WFH

The Client
Our client is the primary environmental regulator for New South Wales. They work to protect our community and the environment as a leader, partner and protector. Their vision is for New South Wales to have a healthy environment, healthy community and healthy business.

Primary purpose of the role
This position sits with the Net Zero Land team - a team working to reduce emissions from agriculture and increase sequestration in vegetation and soils, including in coastal and marine zones.

Key Accountabilities 
  • Responsible for establishing a new grants process. This will include the development of key documents such as governance documents, eligibility guidelines, investment principles, project plans, budgets and reporting.
  • Delivery of the first round of grants, using SmartyGrants software.
  • Work closely with colleagues to ensure the design of the grants program meet the priorities across the team.
  • This position may have up to 3 direct reports. This position reports to the Manager, Net Zero Land.

Experience & Skills Required
  • MUST have a Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Strong procurement and grants management experience
  • Previous government experience is highly desirable
  • Environmental experience, but it is not essential for this role.