AECOM Senior Urban Planner in Melbourne, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152434BR

Position Title Senior Urban Planner

Job Category Planning

Business Line Design + Planning

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Victoria

City Melbourne

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Design + Planning

Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.

Job Summary

Join a diverse group of planning professionals providing advice and planning services across a wide range of matters and projects types in Melbourne and nationally, including:

· Strategy and policy analysis and development

· Preparing land use planning due diligence assessments, development facilitation strategies, planning approvals and process management

· Master planning and structure planning in key urban locations

Key responsibilities include:

· Leading and managing projects, scoping and costing of projects, tracking job costs and working to specification

· Providing timely and accurate planning advice.

· Working alongside other professionals on a range of multidisciplinary projects

· Liaising with internal and external Clients and Consultants and key stakeholders as required

· Supporting and initiating business development activities

· Coordinating work of junior planners

· Working within set criteria, deadlines, budget and with a commercial outcome

· Preparing all documentation in accordance with AECOM and/ or Project standard formats

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Planning with a minimum of five years experience in the field with a thorough understanding of statutory and strategic planning principles and an ability to provide practical and analytical advice. A passion and pro-activeness in producing insightful and high quality work and advice, will be key selection criteria. Additional qualifications in affiliated professions such as design, land use economics or property would be well regarded.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional qualifications in affiliated professions such as design, land use economics or property would be well regarded.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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