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WHS Compliance and Gap Assessment Consultant

at Tamborine National Park, Queensland
Laughing Kookaburra at Tamborine National Park, Queensland © Robert Michalk

Terms of Reference


The Nature Conservancy Ltd is seeking the expertise of a consultant(s) to review TNC Ltd’s current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assess awareness, understanding and capacity of staff to comply with these SOPs plus identify limitations of the current WHS system as TNC Ltd grows and moves into higher risk environments. 

This consultancy will commence a period of review and improvement across TNC Ltd’s WHS system, including establishment of a WHS committee, automation in hazard and incident reporting and increased efforts to foster a culture of safety through communication, capacity building and leadership on WHS across the Australian and Asia-Pacific regions.

The terms of reference outlines the scope of work, timelines and suggested inputs.

The consultant(s) is to provide a short response to the term of reference providing details on:

  • Relevant project expertise
  • Resumes of key consultant(s) completing the consultancy
  • Insurance held and limit of liabilities
  • Fees and fee structure.

Reporting and Coordination

  • The consultant will report to the Deputy Country Director of the Australian Program.
  • The Deputy Country Director will provide coordination support to the consultancy.

Deliverables and Timelines

It is anticipated that approximately 20 days will be required to complete the consultancy.

A Little About Us

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organisation dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.

Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.

One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.

Submissions are to be emailed to:

Peter Stephen
Deputy Country Director - TNC Australia Program
Mobile: 0447 767 095

Submission deadline: 5pm Friday, 18th of January 2019.

Please read the terms of reference that outlines the scope of work, timelines and suggested inputs.