Program Manager, ClimateWorks Australia

Job No.: 587573
Location: 41 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 12 month fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $114,510 - $121,546 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

ClimateWorks Australia is a leading independent organisation acting as a bridge between research and action, to enable new approaches and solutions that accelerate Australia's transition to net zero emissions by 2050.

Since our launch in 2009, we have made significant progress and earned a reputation as a genuine and impartial adviser to key decision makers from all sides of politics and business. Our collaborative, end-to-end approach to solutions that will deliver greatest impact is informed by a thorough understanding of the constraints of governments and the practical needs of business.

In the pursuit of our mission, we look for innovative opportunities to reduce emissions, analysing their potential then building an evidence-based case through a combination of robust analysis and research and clear and targeted engagement. We support decision makers with tailored information and the tools they need and we work with key stakeholders to remove obstacles and help facilitate conditions that encourage and support Australia's transition to a prosperous, net zero emissions economy.

ClimateWorks was co-founded by Monash University and The Myer Foundation and works within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. To learn more about us and the work we do, please visit our website:

Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) is committed to sustainable development research, translation and education. MSDI also engages across Monash to facilitate cross-faculty research partnerships that provide solutions to sustainable development challenges globally. Our expanding education focus includes postgraduate courses and PhD supervision alongside capacity development and student leadership activities. To learn more about MSDI please visit our website.

There's a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It's the feeling that you're a part of something special. Something significant. So if you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here - and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

The Program Manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of multiple work programs within the National team. They will have a particular focus on climate change policy and action taken by public and private sector organisation across multiple areas including business, transport, energy and industry. These programs will show the vision and priorities of ClimateWorks as outlined in the ClimateWorks business plan. As the successful candidate, you will lead the fundraising, development and identification for new projects and manage staff members to deliver on these projects using a collaborative approach with business and government partners.

The Program Manager will use their leadership and people management skills, alongside their extensive networks and attention to detail, to drive the delivery of these projects, with a focus on supporting and empowering others to lead day-to-day project management and delivery.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Anna Skarbek, CEO ClimateWorks Australia, +61 3 9902 0738.

Position Description: Program Manager

Closing Date: Thursday 7 February 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT

posted: 24 January 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.