Manager, Planning

Suburban Rail Loop Authority is responsible for all aspects of the project including planning and development of the reference design, investment case, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to precinct planning, construction delivery and project commissioning. This is a unique career opportunity to join a transformational city-shaping infrastructure project in its early stages and to help drive the best connectivity, liveability and productivity outcomes for Melbourne. You will work in a high performing environment alongside skilled and experienced experts who are bringing to life some of the most forward-thinking ideas in the rail infrastructure and precincts space.
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Department: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Planning
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/028694
Closing Date: 07-Mar-2021
Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: PD - Manager, Planning VPS6 .docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Fiona Sutherland

Position Details

About the opportunity

The Manager, Planning position is within the Land, Planning and Environment (LPE) team, reporting to the Senior Manager, Environment and Planning

LPE is a high-performing team responsible for obtaining key approvals, managing land and overseeing sustainability and environmental performance for the transport infrastructure of the project.  

This is a key project role required to support development and delivery of the Initial and Early Works phase of the project. As the Manager, Planning, you will work independently, but supported by the Senior Manager, Environment and Planning, to secure complex planning and heritage approvals for the project's transport infrastructure.   

To be successful in the role, you will need to be someone who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, delivery focused environment. You will be a born problem solver with the ability to form positive working relationships with a diverse range of SRLA project teams, external stakeholders and technical advisors. A thorough knowledge and practical experience in securing approvals under the Planning and Environment Act 1987, as well as a strong understanding of all complementary approvals required to deliver major infrastructure projects, is a given – but a must.

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter and Resume. We want to know why you want to work for Suburban Rail Loop Authority, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Applications close 11:59 pm – Sunday 7 March 2021. Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.


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