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Knowledge and Partnerships Manager

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Knowledge and Partnerships Manager position at Cape York NRM. This is a fixed-term full-time position until 30 June 2023 and can be based from Atherton or Cooktown (with other locations considered by negotiation).

Applications must be submitted online at The online application process includes the submission of the following:

  1. The completion of an online application form.    
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume (maximum 5 pages)
  4. A separate document addressing the selection criteria (maximum of three pages). The selection criteria are listed in the attached position description.  Please provide a concise description and examples of how you consider you meet each of the criteria and use headings to clearly show which selection criteria is being addressed.  

The closing date for applications is Monday, 26 October 2020 and your application must be submitted by 9:00 AM (AEST). Upon receipt of your application, you will be sent a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please contact (Kelly O’Kane on 0428 278 265). 

For further information on this position, please direct enquiries to John Gavin at or on 07 4091 2273 All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. 

Position Knowledge and Partnerships Manager
Reports to Chief Executive Officer
Works with Leadership team, Knowledge and Partnerships team
Location Cooktown or Atherton. Other location by negotiation
Employment Terms

Fixed Term until 30 June 2023
Full time (75 hours per fortnight)

Classification Level 4.1
Salary Range The salary package range from 1 July 2019 is $115,535 – $125,059 per annum full time equivalent (includes 5 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% annual leave loading and super guarantee)

About this role

Cape York Natural Resource Management (Cape York NRM) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to encourage voluntary adoption of improved natural resource management across all land tenures and land uses. We focus on achieving positive outcomes for the people of Cape York through the coordination and delivery of high-quality programs that meet the standards of both government and commercial clients.

The position is accountable to the CEO as part of the Cape York NRM Leadership team and works as part of a multi-disciplinary team across the organisation. As part of the leadership team, the Knowledge and Partnerships Manager contributes to all aspects of Cape York NRM’s Corporate Strategic plan. They will be responsible for building and maintaining meaningful and productive strategic partnerships in line with the NRM and corporate plans and will lead corporate initiatives and the effective planning, delivery and monitoring of projects primarily targeted at sustainable NRM. The Knowledge and Partnerships Manager is responsible for overseeing the NRM planning, communications and knowledge management systems within the organisation, working closely with the other executive managers to ensure smooth and effective systems for sharing knowledge and information both internally and with external partners, the community and landholders across the Cape York NRM region. The purpose of the position is to lead the Knowledge and Partnerships team and support the delivery of Cape York NRM Regional Investment related activities, program planning, strategic planning; practice change implementation and evaluation.

Cape York NRM is a member of the NQ NRM Alliance (The Alliance) with Terrain NRM and Northern Gulf RMG. The Alliance aims to deliver more effective NRM services through sharing resources, delivering of cross regional projects and collectively operates across all of Far North Qld.


Online Application

One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.