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Senior Development Consultant

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 7 days
    Never published
  • Urban & Regional Planner
  • Job no: XD78R
  • Category: Business Development

Senior Development Consultant

  • Support the delivery of integrated servicing solutions to support city growth and development
  • $100,749.31 plus superannuation plus leave loading
  • Full time permanent role with Flexible hybrid working conditions, based at Parramatta close to transport
  • 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

Work with the government and industry to identify trends in urban growth to enable us to develop future asset and investment plans. Support customer processes for development including managing external service providers to ensure business requirements are understood and delivered. Deliver a customer experience that increases customer satisfaction. Ensure the protection of our customers, our employees and the Sydney Water networks and associated infrastructure

The duties include but are not limited to;

  • Work with internal stakeholders to coordinate Sydney Water’s response to local and State planning authorities on land rezoning, Planning Proposals and Development Applications.
  • Review all planning applications and advise local council and the Department of Planning and Environment of Sydney Water requirements
  • Apply Sydney Water standards and process to assist our customers and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Identify, develop and implement process improvement opportunities to improve the customer experience
  • Develop and manage systems for performance and compliance of external service providers.

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
  • 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: 13 July 2022

Please see the position description for the role’s 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

  • Closes in 7 days - 13 Jul 2022