Statutory Planning Manager

  • Contract: ASAP - 12 Months (Highly likely to extend)
  • Rate: $750 Daily plus Super
  • Location: Sydney CBD office with the option to WORK FROM HOME 2 days a week. 
  • Checks: 2x References, WWCC, Police Check


Primary purpose of the role
Provide specialist statutory planning services and advice to facilitate the development, delivery and implementation of a portfolio of planning and asset management initiatives to schools within the delegated geographical area that meet NSW planning legislation.

This role is part of the Universal Pre-K project:


Key accountabilities
• Undertake research, analysis and review of complex planning issues including identifying emerging issues to develop evidence-based options, strategies, advice, reports and briefings on State and local government planning policies, regulations and legislation affecting the delivery of education and training and asset proposals to NSW schools.
• Proactively collaborate with project directors, project officers and key government stakeholders in managing the state significant and local government development approval processes, including attending pre-DA meetings, managing the development application process and providing quality assurance reviews of all Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Statement of Environmental Effects (SEE) and Review of Environmental Factors (REF) documentation, negotiating conditions of consent, review of post-approval management plans and ensuring on-going compliance with development consent requirements.
• Prepare briefs and responses to correspondence and enquiries relating to the policy and procedures impacting on the physical assets owned and operated by the department, procuring and managing external specialist contractors as necessary.
• Assess the impact of development applications by third parties on departmental assets and operations and provide advice to internal stakeholders and prepare submissions to local councils.
• Proactively provide advice on various aspects of statutory and strategic planning requirements, including the preparation of preliminary planning due diligence advice to internal and external customers to assist in their understanding of the approval processes.
• Provide planning information services to internal stakeholders and participate on departmental and interagency committees and working parties.
• Contribute to improvements in the SINSW planning system process, meeting performance standards, embracing continuous improvement and achieving a high level of customer service and build productive and strong working relationships with external agencies and internal stakeholders, actively contributing and sharing technical knowledge and expertise.
• Contribute to the overall master planning process for Infrastructure Planning projects as part of the planning team.


Essential requirements
• Relevant tertiary qualifications in urban and regional planning and/or relevant experience of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act and other relevant legislation as it effects land use and property development including licences, subdivision, rezoning and construction.


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Dervla  Neary does  Public Sector Professional & Technical

Public Sector Professional & Technical

Dervla Neary

Public Sector – Professional & Technical

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