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Operations Manager Asia Pacific

Land Life Company

Land Life Company

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

At Land Life, our ambition is not just to create positive change, but to inspire it. We're on a mission to restore our planet's 2 billion acres of degraded land, by planting the right trees, at the right time, and in the right place; leveraging technology every step of the way; and unlocking carbon and other new markets to fund this work. Our team is global, our impact is significant, and as we significantly scale up our operations in Australia, we are looking for an Operations Manager with a can do approach, strong project management skills and a diverse set of skills. This is an opportunity to make a direct, positive impact for local communities, biodiversity and to use nature-based solutions to mitigate and adapt our planet to climate change.

Together, we create impact you can see.


Land Life is an international scale-up with over 10 years of experience in nature restoration. Last year we planted 3.5 million trees worldwide and were recognised as an UpLink Top Innovator at the 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos. Read more about Land Life and our principles.


As an Operations Manager for the Asia Pacific region at Land Life, you'll be at the heart of our restoration work. Your main goal? Work with the APAC team to ensure that everything runs smoothly, stays on budget, and gets done on time. You'll be the go-to person for all things related to our restoration projects, working closely with contractors, partners, suppliers, land holders and Aboriginal organisations. Your job is to make sure our restoration projects in the APAC region are a success from start to finish. That includes all aspects of land acquisition, site selection, project evaluation, planning, delivery and monitoring, all with a strong tech focus. You'll be the expert on each restoration site, making sure everything goes according to plan.

Other than that, you will:

  • Planning and organising projects, making sure they deliver the high quality outcomes we require, when they're supposed to, within our budget.
  • Working with our partners and suppliers, solving any problems that come up along the way.
  • Working closely with our team and partners to make sure our restoration sites are in good shape and thriving.
  • Checking in on the progress of our projects and reporting back to the team.
  • Ensuring project integrity and standards are met including those related to safety and wellbeing, technical requirements, payments, monitoring and documentation.
  • Contribute broadly to the APAC team across all elements of our operations.


  • Work in a highly engaged, rapidly growing international nature-restoration company making impact you can see;
  • 25 vacation days, based on on a full time employment;
  • Superannuation of 11%;
  • Land Life offers hybrid and flexible work that includes time in the office in Kyneton Victoria;
  • Phone costs reimburse up to AUD 80 per month;
  • We provide an annual allowance of up to AUD 800 for setting up your home office if necessary;
  • We will equip you with a laptop (Windows or Apple, as per your preference).


  • A degree in something related to the environment, like Environmental Science or Forestry, is great to have.
  • 5+ years experience managing operations or projects, especially in the environmental field.
  • Tech focus including good skills in GIS and an ability to rapidly learn other platforms.
  • Excellent to turn a good project plan into an even better restoration project.
  • A team player who will roll their sleeves up and get stuff done.


Does this role of Operations Manager at Land Life sound like the perfect match for you? Submit your CV and cover letter via the 'Apply now' button. Our process includes a brief initial call by one of our recruiters, followed by several interviews.

We welcome different perspectives and experiences because we believe this is the foundation for achieving high-integrity nature restoration at scale. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We particularly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these roles.