First listed on: 06 December 2023

 Join us at the Australian Museum (AM) and help us achieve our Mission to ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change


About the Role

The Project Manager, Climate Solutions Centre (CSC) manages and coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of CSC projects to achieve project outcomes and support the achievement of overall organisational objectives. The role will oversee and manage a variety of projects under the CSC umbrella some of which include touring exhibitions, a digital content resource hub, collaborative scientific and First Nations research outcomes and events.

The role is full time, temporary for 3.5 years until June 2027, with a possibility of extension.

Please note the applications close in January 2024 and the interviews are to be conducted in February 2024.

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You will be paid a competitive annual salary of $120,859- $133,183, plus the employer's contribution to superannuation (currently 11%) and annual leave loading.

About You

We are looking for an experienced professional with resilience and a positive and proactive mindset who is willing to work in a fast-paced environment. To be successful in this role you will have:  

  • demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects and strong knowledge of project management methodology.
  • demonstrated experience in managing a variety of stakeholders. 
  • experience of working in the area of, as well as a solid understanding of  climate change impacts and solutions in an Australian context is an advantage.

Essential requirements 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent work experience in a relevant role.  

About The Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction.

The AM is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.

Check out our current exhibitions and events here.


Besides working together with other like-minded people, you will have access to professional development and dedicated Wellbeing programs.    

How to apply

Applicants must submit (if submitted as attachment, please upload as PDF):

  1. A one to two page covering letter which addresses the role description’s key knowledge and experience
  2. Resume

As part of the online application process, you will be prompted to answer two targeted questions.

  1. Please list the three most complex projects you have managed. What was the project scope and the outcome? (400 words maximum).
  2. Based on your research on AM and AM CSC, who do you think would be the stakeholders of this role and why? (400 words maximum).

For more details, Frequently Asked Questions and how to apply for the role go to I Work for NSW.

The successful applicant will be subject to national criminal records check. As recommended by Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), the Australian Museum encourages all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Contact person: Kristofer Helgen, Chief Scientist and Director, AMRI,

Inclusive and welcoming

The Australian Museum is an NSW Public Service organisation and aims to attract and retain the right people for the right jobs. The AM is a diverse and inclusive workplace where genuine participation and contribution is enabled, and everyone, regardless of their background, identity or circumstances is valued, accepted and supported to thrive at work.

This means that we are embedding diversity and inclusion in everything we do on a daily basis, whether it be our recruitment processes, workplace culture, career development programs, customer service or policies and procedures. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment process to better enable you to shine, please reach out to the contact person or note this in your application. 


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