Chief Executive Officer

Unique opportunity for an environmentally minded executive to lead a not-for-profit organisation and contribute to a sustainable future.

  • Oversee land in a Global Biodiversity Hotspot
  • Leadership and senior stakeholder management
  • Competitive remuneration and 3-year contract


Covering a land area from North of Bunbury to Walpole to Katanning, South West Natural Resource Management (NRM) is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to build healthy and productive ecosystems. The South West is within one of only 36 internationally recognised Global Biodiversity Hotspots, nature’s most important places. South West NRM delivers a wide range of programs and projects that build healthy and productive ecosystems with significant focus on threatened species conversation and sustainable agriculture. The Board is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer to lead this organisation and strategically support the interests of the community and environment.


Based in the Bunbury offices, the Chief Executive Officer will provide strong innovative leadership internally to the organisation and its people, and externally to the organisation’s stakeholders, including setting direction, modelling appropriate behaviors, supporting and enabling staff, positioning the organisation to achieve its goals, and building the business. Whilst managing a small team, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for responding to the Federal Government’s Nature Repair Bill and supporting the agricultural organisations in the region.


If you have experience at an Executive level, exceptional leadership and stakeholder management skills and a passion for natural resource management, we would like to hear from you. Demonstrated ability to provide strategic, business and financial planning and management will be essential to achieving targeted outcomes. The ability to deliver high level, innovative solutions will also be critical for success in this role.


In return you will receive a 3-year contract with a competitive remuneration package including a vehicle and KPI bonus. This is an opportunity to make a real difference to the natural environment in the region and the South West community.

To apply please visit our recruiter’s website and enter job number 832676 in the search bar.

Please provide a comprehensive resume together with a covering letter of no more than two pages, addressing the selection criteria which can be found in the Application Pack and outlining your suitability to the role.

Download an Application Pack by clicking or copying and pasting this link in your browser:

For initial enquiries, or for any assistance you may need in making your application, please contact Emily Bulloch for a confidential discussion on 0427 582 402 or [email protected].

Applications will close at 4pm AWST on Monday 8 January 2024.

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