Program Manager, Environment and Sustainability

Brisbane, Australia
06 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Property and Facilities

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities management that supports the University's strategic objectives of Learning, Discovery and Engagement. P&F provides a range of services to the UQ Community, including the Energy & Sustainability Office. Led by P&F and working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, UQ’s energy and sustainability initiatives have gained significant recognition.

The role

The Program Manager – Environment & Sustainability will be responsible for developing and leading a program of initiatives to improve UQ’s sustainability performance in the areas of water, waste, biodiversity, transport, and greenhouse gas emissions (excluding energy management). The role also has oversight for all aspects of environmental compliance, including licenses & approvals, reporting obligations, and environmental incidents.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in a relevant discipline and have signficant relevant work experience. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of current and emerging best practice environmental management and sustainability. They will be dynamic, with a problem solving attitude and a relentless drive to deliver meaingful results. They will also have extensive knowledge of relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks, as well as excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership skills.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

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

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Jill Amber, HR Advisor on 3346 7693 or


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $101,628 - $121,930 p.a.).

Position Description

Program Manager - Environment and Sustainability Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Andrew Wilson, Manager Energy & Sustainability, on +61 7 3365 1935 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and responses to selection criteria.

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