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Development Consultant

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 9 days ago
    Never published
  • Product Management & Development
  • Product Development
  • Project Coordinator
  • Job no: AYD66
  • Category: Business Development

Development Consultant

  • Join a dynamic, diverse and high performing team in an exciting time of growth
  • EA 7, Full-time Permanent role located at our Headquarters at Parramatta
  • Proudly making a difference to establishing a best-in-class, customer centred, client organisation

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

In this position of Development Consultant you will work with government and industry stakeholders to identify trends in urban growth to enable us to develop future asset and investment plans. You will also support customer processes for development including managing external service providers to ensure business requirements are understood and delivered.

Your responsibilities are:

  • Manage applications utilising our unique end to end case management process.
  • Review all applications and advise customers on Sydney Water requirements
  • Apply Sydney Water standards and process to assist our customers and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Collate and analyse information from internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to improve the customer experience

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. urban planning, Project Management methodologies) or Experience in working within a development or planning framework
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to consult, negotiate, and work under pressure to liaise effectively with a diverse range of people
  • Demonstrated experience in application assessment or planning
  • Understanding of the business systems required to manage commercial activities
  • General understanding of urban development processes
  • General understanding of risk management and coordination

Closing date: 14 July, 2021

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

Sydney Water welcomes you to apply if you feel you meet the selection criteria. The successful completion of a Criminal History Check and Medical Assessment form part of the application process.

Please advise if you require any adjustments to actively participate in the application and recruitment process.

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

As part of the application process, Sydney Water will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role. We will also use your personal information to establish a LiveHire talent profile in our Talent Community. We look at our Talent Community first when new opportunities come up when you apply for a role. Your personal information will be collected in accordance with LiveHire’s TermsPrivacy Policy and Sydney Water’s Privacy Collection Statement – Job Application

While the role is located at our Head Office in Parramatta, Sydney Water supports a flexible work pattern.


  • Closed 9 days ago - 16 Sep 2021