Southern New Mexico Project Manager

Bat Conservation International

Southern New Mexico Project Manager

Status: Full Time, Salaried

Location: Southern New Mexico, Eastern Arizona, El Paso, Texas area.

Reports to: Restoration Team Lead (John Moeny)

Supervises: May supervise seasonal or part-time field crews

Key Relationships: Director HP&R, Senior Restoration Specialists, Geospatial Team Lead, Subterranean Team Lead, Compliance Coordinator, Cultural Resource Coordinator

Salary: $70,000- $75,000 annually + benefits

BCI and our Mission

Bat Conservation International (BCI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ending bat extinctions worldwide, seeks a Project Manager to join BCI’s Restoration Program. The Project Manager must be highly collaborative and enjoy working within an environment that is mission and results-driven, where they can bring their whole self to work and contribute to the mission of BCI, the HP&R program, and lasting, positive ecological change.

BCI is a distributed organization with staff across the United States. The Project Manager will be focused on watershed restoration projects in southwest New Mexico and should live proximal to the Gila National Forest (Silver City, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Socorro, Alamogordo, El Paso, TX, Duncan AZ, are example locations). This position is remote/work from home and will require frequent travel to field sites and partner meetings. Work may require overnight camping in a wilderness setting to design, build, inspect, or manage watershed restoration projects. Travel will be highly variable and may include up to two weeks per month during the April- October field season. Remote work requires reliable internet access.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Project Manager will:

• Coordinate and manage restoration efforts, providing oversight of on-the-ground project implementation (may include: leading and training staff, working with field crews, volunteers, contractors, the US Forest Service, assuring quality control, final inspection, etc.).
• Conduct ongoing communication with partners on the status of project planning, implementation, and project successes.
• Oversee projects through their full life cycle - project initiation, planning, managing schedules, tracking budgets, construction site management, quality assurance, and safety.
• Serve as the BCI’s on-the-ground point of contact for daily project management needs.
• Oversee contractors implementing projects in coordination with U.S. Forest Service staff to ensure successful project completion in a timely and financially responsible manner.
• Assist when needed with other BCI habitat restoration projects throughout the American West which may include field work, contracting, reporting or grant writing.
• Coordinate data collection and sharing for BCI and project partners.

Type of Work:
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001, United States
70,000-75,000/ Yearly Salary

How to Apply

To Apply:

If you have 70% or more of the desired qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Individuals interested in applying should upload their resume and cover letter to the application portal. In the cover letter, please explain how your work and lived experiences have prepared you to be successful in this position, what you find compelling about this job, and how you (and your career) will benefit from this position.

Applications are due by midnight June 2, 2024. Interviews will be held mid-June 2024 with a tentative start date of July 1, 2024.

Compensation and Benefits

• $70,000- $75,000 annually, full-time salaried. Paid biweekly electronically or via check.
• Compensation package includes generous paid vacation and sick time; 401(k) plan with employer match; health, dental, and vision insurance plan.
• Organizational culture that supports staff well-being and professional development.

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