Urban Planning Leader


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across the globe. Using ingenuity, innovation, and technology we seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients. In partnership with these clients we enhance communities with projects that are diverse and globally recognised for engineering and technical excellence by independent industry awards.

We are currently seeking a talented Urban Planning Leader who has experience in statutory planning, approvals and strategic planning in the NSW market. We are looking for an experienced leader, or for someone who is ready to take on leadership as the next step in their career. Due to the diversity of our projects, candidates with experience navigating DA’s, SSD’s, or in undertaking strategic planning at precinct or development scales would be most highly regarded. The position is full-time and will be based in our Neutral Bay office.

Aligned with Aurecon’s key attributes, the key role requirements include

  • Leading a team of professionals, including mentoring, coaching and providing technical guidance
  • Delivering private sector approvals with diversity of scale across a range of markets
  • Engaging with clients to support master planning, precinct planning or regional planning outcomes
  • Utilising a strong appreciation of the role infrastructure in land use planning
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary project teams
  • Preparing reports to exceptional technical and editorial standards
  • Managing commercial risks and opportunities
  • Improving or building key client relationships

Your ideal qualifications and skills would include

  • Experience in NSW undertaking statutory and strategic planning  
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field
  • An ability to lead and motivate high performing teams
  • Strong communicator and natural collaborator
  • A desire to deliver exceptional client experiences
  • Current drivers licence.

Your great attitude and ability to support project outcomes will be rewarded by a vibrant and collaborative work environment. Aurecon promotes diversity within its workforce and is committed to maintaining our employees' family values with flexible working arrangements and an impressive employee benefits package. We will offer you the opportunity to work alongside a passionate and world class peer group, and provide outstanding professional development opportunities to unleash your true potential.

Alignment with the Aurecon Attributes is important: Co-creative, Commercial, Sense-maker, Inquisitive, Engaging, Resourceful, Fearless and Unconventional thinking. 

Kindly refer to http://www.aurecongroup.com/en/careers/themes/why-join-aurecon/aurecon-attributes.aspx for more detail.

Check out some of our projects at http://www.aurecongroup.com/en/Projects.aspx .

How to apply

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Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are sought from direct candidates only.

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