Senior Project Officer, Planning

New South Wales, Australia
09 Jan 2018
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27 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The focus of this role will be providing high level support to the Manager, Planning.

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is a large, regional university that embraces diversity and nurtures individual growth. CSU strives for economic, social and environmental sustainability and its connections with the communities in which it operates. True to the character of regional Australia, this University takes initiative, has soul and collaborates with others. Derived from their ethos, their values are to be insightful, inclusive, impactful and inspiring. By living these values, they want to make this a world worth living in.

The focus of this role will be providing high level support to the Manager, Planning. You will be undertaking the lead role in the planning of strategic land-use and capital development projects and refurbishments, with an emphasis on client liaison and stakeholder engagement, scoping and project definition, to ensure the development of well-articulated and documented project briefs and schematic designs for implementation by the Planning and Development Delivery team. In the short to medium term, you will also be the lead planning resource for current and planned Hub Revitalisation projects across the campus network.

You will have demonstrated experience in Building Design and Drafting to provide guidance and oversight of in-house design and drawing services, provided by the positions of Project Officers, planning to facilitate cost effective, internally developed, design solutions for smaller, non-complex developments and refurbishments. You must have the ability to manage simultaneous, complex projects within a high-volume working environment and the confidence to demonstrate leadership with the ability to lead, guide and motivate others to deliver outcomes effectively. A relevant degree in architecture or planning, or a construction related discipline with at least 5 years subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through education, training and/or experience is essential.

This is a highly rewarding role within a well-established institution that is committed to achieving excellence in the built environment of its campus network to support the student experience and learning and teaching, research and industry and community engagement outcomes. When you join CSU at one of their regional campuses, you will share in the benefits of regional living, including reduced commute times and more affordable housing and reduced cost of living. Additionally, there are a range of professional development opportunities that are offered and supported in this higher education environment.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below. For a detailed, confidential discussion about this role, please contact Tevie Death on (02) 6230 5142