Job Description

Senior Town Planner

  • Do you want to join an Australian company at the forefront of urban development? 
  • Work alongside industry experts & leaders in a collaborative team environment
  • Sydney CBD or Western Sydney location

Who We Are
Urbis is a market-leading firm that shapes the cities and communities of Australia for a better future. Drawing together a network of the brightest minds, Urbis consists of practice experts, working collaboratively to deliver fresh thinking and independent advice and guidance – all backed up by real, evidence-based solutions.

Working across the areas of planning, design, policy, heritage, valuations, transactions, economics and research, the expert team at Urbis connect their clients in the public and private sectors to a better outcome, every time.

The Opportunity
The continued growth of Urbis in Sydney means we are looking for a motivated and energised Planners to join our team. We are looking for a passionate and proactive team player seeking an opportunity to be involved in city-shaping projects for a diverse range of private and public-sector clients.

In response to the growing needs of our clients, we have recently established an office in Parramatta. As a result of this expansion, there may be also an opportunity on offer for the right person to join our team of Cityshapers in Western Sydney.

About You
As the Senior Planner your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing advanced statutory and strategic urban planning principles and methods and the ability to apply them, including advice relating to land use, development capability, due diligence assessments, master plans and the approval process and management
  • Managing medium to large size projects including scoping, costing of projects and formulating tenders
  • Maintaining and growing strong client relationships
  • Supporting the delivery of strategic Planning projects and other national initiatives
  • Nurturing and developing individual staff members, through effective coaching and mentoring;

As a Senior Consultant in Planning you will be expected to have at least 5 years of relevant experience and possess the following competencies:

  • An expert understanding and application of town planning policies and strategies to a wide variety of projects.
  • Demonstrated advanced project management skills by managing own projects and that of other team members within agreed timeframe and budget
  • Demonstrated understanding and applies leverage, margin and productivity to enhance project profitability
  • Relevant experience in a consultancy, engineering, developer or council environment

Why Urbis?
Working for Urbis means working with individuals who are passionate about what they do. It’s a place where you are encouraged to share your ideas in a professional but friendly office environment. To find out more about us visit our website at  www.urbis.com.au/careers .

Urbis is a firm that truly values its people and provides a broad range of benefits which include a competitive remuneration package, salary continuance insurance, regular social activities, health and wellbeing programs and ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Urbis is committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive, supports flexibility, and welcomes diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to apply?
If you are an enthusiastic candidate, with the desire to become part of a driven and highly professional team, click on “Apply for this job” or call Ben Johnson, Recruitment Consultant - 02 8424 5135.


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