First listed on: 05 July 2024

Senior Consultant - Environment (Mildura)

Fulltime, permanent position, based in our Mildura office.


Are you an experienced environmental consultant who is passionate about working with people and primary industries to identify and achieve environmental excellence? Well, this might just be the job for you!

Based in Mildura, this role will include opportunities to work locally, as well as on exciting projects across Australia, depending on how much you love to travel and work in diverse locations. Based on your work-life balance desires, flexible working conditions can be negotiated.

You will get out in the field often, assessing natural values and creating solutions to ensure sustainable and practical outcomes. This role has a healthy mix of being out in nature and enjoying the friendly atmosphere of the Mildura office.

You might not currently be living in Mildura, but this is a well serviced, affordable and welcoming regional city, and we are happy to help you with your relocation expenses.

If you love getting outside, have technical environmental skills, enjoy solving environmental challenges and working with people, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Who are we looking for?

Pinion Advisory is looking for a client focused, commercially oriented senior consultant, with a strong environmental background.

Examples of the technical environmental skill sets we are looking for include:

  • Native vegetation, soil and landscape impact assessments
  • Feral animal monitoring and management plan development
  • Contaminated site assessment
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy development
  • Greenhouse gas emissions management
  • Climate resilience strategies
  • Recycled water, biosolids, composting and management of other organic waste streams.

For success in this role, you will require:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. environmental, earth or natural resource science, ecology, soils, hydrogeology etc)
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in a related role
  • Consulting experience, with a demonstrated talent for building new business
  • Demonstrated project management experience in a commercial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a keenness and ability to manage existing clients, build new client relationships and work within a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as working with colleagues based locally and working in our other locations
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • A current driver’s licence

What do we offer?

We provide a unique environment that blends the best of a professional workplace with a friendly and team-oriented culture.

The successful applicant will be offered:

  • A very attractive salary, which we would be pleased to discuss with you prior to application. Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience
  • A Pinion Advisory vehicle
  • Assistance with relocation expenses (if not already based in Mildura)
  • A dynamic work environment, with a local office in Mildura and opportunities to work in amazing landscapes further afield
  • A culture that embraces diversity and flexible working arrangements, enabling our team members to enjoy their personal pursuits, whilst also delivering excellent client service
  • Ongoing investment in professional development
  • Being part of a leading, independent, Australian-owned company, as it develops its international potential
  • The ability to shape your own career path, developing business in the areas you are passionate about
  • An opportunity to work with leading professionals in a collaborative team environment
  • If you don’t already live in Mildura, the opportunity to live and work in a well serviced, affordable and welcoming rural city.

Who are we?

Pinion Advisory is an Australian owned consultancy company, specialising in agribusiness, water and environmental solutions. Our mission is to have a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our people, our clients and the world we live in.

Through our Pinion Global relationship, we work closely with international colleagues to offer local experience, with global connections and perspectives.

Pinion Advisory is regarded as an industry leader in Australia’s agricultural, sustainability and water sectors. Our team of almost 100 people are located across Australia and have a long track record of working with family and corporate farms, processors, government bodies and industry organisations on property, regional and national-scale productivity and sustainability projects.

Our team’s breadth of knowledge enables us to provide comprehensive services tailored to client’s specific needs. We emphasise collaboration internally and with our clients to provide best practices tailored to meet their needs.

For more information about Pinion Advisory, visit our website  

Our sustainability commitment

Sustainability underpins everything we do – in our business and in our clients’. Pinion Advisory’s ESG commitments are outlined below and are ‘business as usual’ for our company and team members.

Environmental: We are committed to safeguarding the natural environment through our actions. We actively combat climate change, pollution and environmental harm by integrating environmentally responsible and sustainable practices into all the services we offer to our clients.

Social: We are dedicated to managing our reputation and fostering positive relationships within the agricultural industry, while upholding the highest ethical standards. Our commitment extends to creating a diverse and inclusive workspace that values all team members and leverages their diverse perspectives to deliver solutions that benefit the community.

Governance: We are dedicated to implementing and upholding ESG principles in our work. We’ve established a board-led team to monitor progress and drive continuous improvement. Our approach involves empowering employees to actively contribute to ESG goals, ensuring that our expertise, in areas such as agricultural consultancy, aligns seamlessly with these principles.

How to apply?

For more information about this position and our company please visit our website and download the Expressions of Interest document from the link within the Senior Consultant – Environment (Mildura) vacancy.

If you wish to have a confidential discussion regarding the specifics of the role, please contact Kathy Woodrow on 0439 541 858.

Applications may be made by submitting a resume and a cover letter of no more than two pages to

Please ensure Job ID PAHR265 is quoted in all communications.

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2024, however we reserve the right to conduct interviews and appoint a candidate to the position prior to the closing date.

All submissions and enquiries will remain confidential.

Strictly no agencies.

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