Senior Manager Land Planning & Environment

The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) was established in 2015 to oversee the largest rail infrastructure project in Victoria’s history, including the elimination of 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne. To date, 29 level crossings have been removed, 18 train stations have been rebuilt, new track has been laid, and three level crossing removals are now in construction. Our vision of ‘Delivering Great Change, Transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel’ is reflected in everything we do at LXRP.

To continue this exciting work, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager, Land Planning & Environment to join the dynamic Southern Program Alliance (SPA) delivery team based at Mentone.

Job Details
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Project
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/026199
Closing Date: 26-Sep-2019
Salary Range: $163,931 - $222,948
Job Duration: 3 Years
Attachments: LX - PD - Senior Manager Land Planning & Environment, SPA - PSE.pdf (PDF, 209KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Paul Stride - Tel: 03 9095 4713
Senior Technical Recruitment Specialist

Position Details

  • High-profile rail infrastructure project, based at Mentone
  • Salary range of $163,931 - $222,948 plus superannuation
  • One full time, fixed term VPS PSE opportunity for up to 3 years

An exceptional opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Manager Land Planning & Environment to join the Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), working on one of the largest infrastructure projects in Victoria's history.

Reporting to the Project Director, Southern Program Alliance (SPA), the Senior Manager Land Planning & Environment will be responsible for all aspects of land and planning approvals functions for the development and delivery of projects undertaken by SPA.  This includes ensuring that all the conditions of statutory planning approvals and leases are incorporated into the project's environmental management system, complied with and discharged as required.  The role also facilitates the implementation of LXRPs Urban Design Framework by the project and leads or contributes to precinct planning and statutory planning to facilitate integrated development as relevant. 

The Senior Manager Land Planning & Environment manages several teams which are responsible for delivering the planning and approvals and land and property functions, and the Voluntary Purchase Scheme if utilised for the Southern Program.

Key to your application will be your extensive knowledge of the Victorian and Commonwealth land, planning and approvals process and legislation relevant to the development and delivery of major infrastructure projects in a rail environment.  Your strong ability to lead high performing teams with a strong collaborative culture, to achieve timely and quality desired outputs, will also ensure your success in this critical role.

How to apply

To register you interest in this exciting role, please click on the APPLY NOW link to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your motivation and suitability for the position. Please note a separate address of the Key Capabilities is NOT required.

For further information about this position please contact Paul Stride, Senior Technical Recruitment Specialist on (03) 9095 4713.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

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Applications close midnight, 26 September 2019.

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