Creating direct, nature positive impact in a growing business and climate solutions sector.
Join Land Life in its mission to help restore the world's 2 billion hectares of degraded land. Land Life is an international company with a head ofﬁce in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, working towards one main goal - to help restore the world's 2 billion hectares of degraded land by planting the right trees at the right time and in the right place. There is no greater tool than a tree to remove carbon from the atmosphere, revitalize nature and tackle climate change. They are looking for a talented executive-level Australia Director for their rapidly scaling climate impact business.
This role will build and lead the team in Australia and steward Land Life Company's business in the region. Land Life is working with its partner Cassinia Environmental and with the highest levels of the Government of Victoria to restore and protect 20,000 hectares of private land over the next six years. They seek a Director who can both serve as an effective partner on this incredible project and use this momentum to build up their presence in Australia.
This role will manage the operational, commercial, technical and ﬁnancial aspects of Land Life's Australia business. Within this spectrum, the primary function of the Director will be to establish partnerships (commercial, operational and technical) and lead a happy and effective team to materially scale up Land Life's reforestation projects.
More speciﬁcally, the responsibilities of the Director Australia will include but will not be limited to:
Translate company strategy into a regional strategy, working with colleagues locally and internationally
Ensure there is a healthy pipeline of land to fulﬁll customer demand and effectively lead scaling up each year
Ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, within budget and with optimal use of technology
Raise Land Life's proﬁle, including representing Land Life at events and conferences
Manage and build on Land Life's relationships with their key partner Cassinia Environmental
Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders in the region, including existing and potential customers, NGOs, government entities, contractors, landowners and other partners
Find innovative ways to expand Land Life's work
Manage and develop a motivated team who perform at the best of their potential and grow the team to allow for ongoing scaling
Manage all elements of Land Life's Australian entity, including payroll, ﬁnancial administration, and contracting
This role offers the opportunity to grow the existing team of 2 by a further 3 - 8 people over the next 18 months, whilst strengthening Land life's presence in Australia as they are fully committed to restoring large landscapes in the years to come. You can ﬁnd information about Land Life on their website, and for even more of a taste of their work, check their manifesto that you can ﬁnd on Land life's LinkedIn proﬁle.
Extensive relevant work experience, previous roles in scale-ups and sustainability
Relevant senior networks with companies, government entities, and NGOs in Victoria and broader Australia
In-depth knowledge of nature restoration and/or climate solutions and sustainability
Experience managing and implementing large multi-stakeholder projects, including JV's
Creative and strategic thinker with experience in responding to fast-changing environments
Established experience in leadership roles and ability to gather input needed for well-informed, autonomous decision-making
Experience growing, managing and developing teams
Strong communicator on all levels and experience with marketing, social media and press
Living in or willing to relocate to Southern Victoria
Land Life offers smart reforestation and works with customers, universities and partners to plant trees around the world - revitalizing ecosystems, improving biodiversity and beneﬁting local communities. Does this role speak to you? Please apply directly or contact Aysen Naylor at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.