Strategic Planning Team Leader

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We are recruiting for roles following the Victorian Government's response to the Independent Inquiry into the EPA. These new positions will help EPA meet the challenges posed by a changing climate, growing population & evolving economy.

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Job Details
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Department: Environment Protection Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EPA601186SPTL
Closing Date: 26-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $108,724
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: EPA601186 - STRATEGIC PLANNING TEAM LEADER VPS G 5.1 PD.docx (Word, 253KB)


Contact: Elita Briggs
0438 049 886

Position Details

Position Title

Strategic Planning Team Leader

About the Role:

  • The role is responsible for. a team of planners delivering EPA's Land use Planning assessment and advice
  • The role leads the allocation, quality assurance and timely delivery of strategic planning priorities
  • The priorities are delivered in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987, with a focus on the environment, human health and amenity
  • The role supports the development of land use planning capability across EPA and externally
  • The role leads EPA's involvement in priority Planning Panels and other consultative processes where EPA can positively influence planning outcomes

To be Successful in this Role:

  • You will need to demonstrate your experience in Strategic Land use Planning, focussed on environmental and human health risk assessment 
  • You will need to demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience in managing teams
  • You will need to demonstrate effective communication, particularly your ability to consult, lead and influence others to achieve desired outcomes.

How to Apply: 
Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services.

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter; addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role
  • Resume; including contact details of two referees

 Applications close midnight on Monday 26 August 2019

For. further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description. 

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Elita Briggs, Team Leader – Land use Planning Delivery on 0438 049 886.

All prospective employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check prior. to an employment offer being made. 

Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required. 

EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or. past members of the Australian Defence Force. 

If you require advice and support with the application process, please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842. 

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for. recruitment to similar roles within a 12-month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered. 

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