Statutory Planner

Planning & Environment Specialist | State Government | 3 year contract | Flexible working | VPS 5

Your new company
Hays have partnered with a State Government Agency who currently are undertaking an exciting project spanning all throughout Melbourne.

Your new role

We are recruiting for a Statutory Planner who will be working within the Engineering and Program services team providing advice on a range of planning and environmental issues. Additionally, you will:
  • Provide expert advice to project teams and assist in the resolution of significant planning and environmental issues.
  • Oversee and undertake the preparation of statutory materials, environmental referrals, permit applications and other approvals as required.
  • Engage and manage planning, environment and heritage consultants as required to assist progression of the project
  • Respond to and manage statutory referrals from other authorities and councils about permits, consents and secondary approvals.
  • Exercise analytical and problem-solving skills to pre-empt and mitigate project risks in relation to all planning matters.
  • Undertake or oversee planning and environmental monitoring and compliance.
  • Assist in the analysis of commercial and contractual documentation associated with planning and environmental issues and/or claims as part of implementation of the project.

What you'll need to succeed
  • 2+ years experience as a Statutory Planner
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Victorian planning and approvals process and legislation relevant to the development and delivery of major infrastructure projects.
  • Strong experience in managing, and providing sound technical advice on, planning and environmental issues in a major project context, including the management of publicly owned land.
  • Experience in preparing planning, heritage and environmental approvals documentation.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills

What you'll get in return
In return, you will work in a career defining role in a dynamic and fast-growing organisation wherein you will be an instrumental part of the team responsible for delivery of this project. This organisation offers competitive remuneration, attractive benefits, flexible working environment and a vibrant and collegiate work culture.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us on 0424 143 451 or via email Courtney Sweetman | If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Government & Public Services
VIC, Melbourne CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Courtney Sweetman, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0385624217

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