Position Description

Willana Urban has clear objectives relating to an enjoyable work place environment. These are:

  • To uphold the values of Willana Urban in the provision of our service to our clients.
  • To ensure individual team members are exposed to a variety of projects in line with their personal goals/learning plan.
  • To ensure packages are competitive and recognise the contribution and commitment of individual team members.
  • To enable alternative work arrangements to the mutual benefit of the organisation and the individual.
  • To ensure the ongoing professional development of staff.
  • To foster a work environment that is stimulating and enjoyable.
  • To deliver a high standard of professional capability in the provision of our services.

As a Senior Project Planner you will be required to:

  • Plan, organise, lead and control projects efficiently and effectively.
  • Manage a variety of projects.
  • Provide supervision to less experienced members of staff.
  • Be prepared to appear as an expert planning witness in the Land and Environment Court of NSW.
  • Prepare relevant court procedural documents in accord with the Court directions.
  • Directly respond to and resolve client enquiries and action requests in a professional manner.
  • Contribute positively to the effective operation of the Willana team.
  • Undertake other duties as may be requested by the Directors of Willana Associates for the effective operation of the company.

As a minimum, the key tasks listed below provide a framework for the day to day duties/ role of a senior member of our Willana Urban collective.

  • Provide assistance to all members of staff on planning matters.
  • Follow procedures and processes and assist the Directors in implementing policy.
  • Maintaining accurate systems that aid in measuring your performance.
  • Provide general assistance in the execution of client outcomes and deliverables.
  • As an Urban Planner, ensure that all work produced is consistent with the requirements of the Environmental Planning and assessment Act, 1979, and relevant government planning instruments, codes and policies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and the application of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and other relevant environmental and planning legislation.
  • Provide high quality report writing.
  • Undertake other duties that may be requested from time to time, in the absence of the Director/s, that relate to the operational management of the firm.

The major challenges faced by the position include:

  • Implementing and maintaining best practice in the provision of urban planning services.
  • Ensuring the delivery of the consultancy service is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Focus on the professional delivery of planning services to the clients of Willana Urban.
  • Pursuing outcomes that have an increased focus on efficient and effective development that enhances the natural, built and social environment.
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