Environment & Approvals Practice Leader - Victoria

Job Description

Key areas of responsibility


Accountability for the profitability and performance of the practice area
Manage a growing team of environment, marine, approvals and planning professionals
Maintain a strong team culture and teamwork
Driving staff engagement through access to career development opportunities, learning and development, work-life balance and authentic communication
Managing effective performance management including annual reviews, feedback, discipline.

 Strategy & business development

Drive continue growth in the team and lead local strategy
Be part of the national strategic development initiatives

Project leadership

Acting as a project director and/or project manager for major and strategic projects so that projects are delivered to budget and client satisfaction
Leading proposal development
Overseeing project delivery risk; including preparing and communicating treatments where required


About you

You are a talented, motivated and people-focused leader with:

15 years’ experience in environment and planning, including at least five years in consulting and two in a project or team leadership role
Tertiary qualifications in environment, science, urban planning or related field
Demonstrated ability to deliver complex projects to client satisfaction and to budget
Stakeholder management experience at a federal, state or local level, including experience with relevant legislation and stakeholders

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified, we still want to hear from you.

Additional Information

What we offer

RPS is a  market-leading project management  team that specialises in the  delivery of large complex projects . You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most influential and talented leaders in the industry, whilst working with a friendly and supportive team.

We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.
Melbourne, VIC, AU