AECOM Professional / Senior Planner IAP in Newcastle, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Newcastle

Job Summary

AECOM’s Environment Business in Hunter-NSW has an exciting opportunity for an experienced planning professional to join a high performing team and take a leading role in driving project delivery and excellence in client-service within the Impact Assessment & Permitting (IAP) Team.

Due to a strong pipeline of projects within the industrial, transport, water utilities and mining sectors we are looking for an experienced individual to join our well-established environmental planning team.

This role will provide the opportunity to work as part of a team or take a leading position on high profile, challenging projects, which will support the continued growth of our business and foster the growth of our planning and approvals capability across the region. Of key note are unique opportunities to help grow our market leading position across a variety of sectors.

Using your excellent communication skills, you will build positive relationships with peers, clients and stakeholders, both internal and external to the organisation. In addition, this role will see you working closely with scientists and engineers of varying disciplines, drafters and project administrators as well subcontractors.

You will be actively involved in bid development and winning bid strategies, with business development and client relationship management a key focus for the role.

Our team here at AECOM is connected to our colleagues across Australia and New Zealand, and globally across the world, which allows our team to take up opportunities to work on exciting projects in a variety of regions on both a short term and long term basis.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant impact assessment experience

  • Accurate reporting skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Experience working on NSW and Commonwealth Projects (advantageous)

  • Experience working for a consultancy (preferred)

  • An ability to engage effectively with clients and deliver excellent service

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to manage budgets

  • Work experience in transport and utilities (advantageous);

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in Town/Urban/Environmental Planning or Environmental Management/Science/Engineering (or similar) – Essential

  • Project management training/accreditation – Advantageous

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180902BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.