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Strategic Planner

Strategic Planner

Job Title: Strategic Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
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Reference: 3377112
Contact Name: Wallentina Simmons
Contact Email: wallentina@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: January 04, 2022 16:32

Job Description

PSP is working with a Local Government organisation looking to engage a Strategic Planner on an immediate start contract role.

Role:
Reporting to the Team Leader Strategic Planning, you are to collaborate with the relevant stakeholders for the delivery of the following functions:
  • Provide detailed technical advice and input to ensure the delivery of key milestones of the Local Environmental Plan project, being a lead responsible for the delivery of that plan;
  • Provide specialist support, guidance and advice to the Team Leader and other staff relating to strategic planning and related matters;
  • Remain informed on contemporary practices and relevant legislation (including the Local Government Act and Environmental Planning and Assessment Act).
  • Collaborate across Council to ensure that inputs into the project are effectively coordinated and considered
Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications in town planning or related discipline;
  • Extensive experience in, LEP/DCP preparation, and assessment of complex planning proposals and/or development assessment in Local Government particularly in NSW and excellent knowledge of Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Local Government Act and related planning legislation;
  • High level critical thinking and problem-solving abilities with capacity to solve complex and diverse issues in a timely manner demonstrating commitment to process improvement;
  • Proven ability to analyse and provide clear, high level written and verbal advice and briefings on complex issues and to interact with a broad range of senior staff, technical specialists, community members and other stakeholders;
  • Strong interpersonal communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills including negotiation, mediation, facilitation skills;
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or similar roles in Local Government, please contact Wallentina Simmons on 0412 102 322 | wallentina@publicsectorpeople.com.au.