The Environment and Planning Ops Lead will manage, monitor and coordinate project scopes, activity schedules and milestone reporting for environment, planning and heritage assessment and approvals processes for the Marinus Link component of Project Marinus.
This newly created role will manage consultancies and work closely with project teams to ensure all deliverables are prepared in accordance with requirements on time and within budget. The role will also be responsible for the identification of risks and development of strategies to enhance the successful delivery of project requirements.
On an ongoing basis, the role will ensure project planning, assessment processes and approvals pathways are formulated in close partnership with technical, legal and economic advice and effective consultation is maintained with internal and external stakeholders.
About the Business
At TasNetworks, we own, operate and maintain the electricity transmission and distribution networks in Tasmania, together with a supporting telecommunications network. We deliver a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Tasmania. We also provide a connection to the Basslink undersea interconnector, and our network supports energy supply to customers in the broader National Electricity Market.
The National Electricity Market is transforming as new energy generation infrastructure replaces ageing infrastructure. Marinus Link and supporting transmission developments can support this transition by providing access to a low-cost, clean and reliable energy supply for customers.
Marinus Link is a proposed 1500 megawatt capacity undersea and underground electricity interconnector between the Tasmanian and Victorian transmission networks. Marinus Link will also strengthen telecommunications service provision across Bass Strait. Marinus Link and supporting transmission developments can play a key role in Australia€™s future electricity grid, as the largest proposed infrastructure project in Tasmania€™s history, unlocking abundant wind and hydro resources.About you
Extensive working knowledge of linear infrastructure environment, planning and heritage approvals (ideally through State and Commonwealth assessment pathways) will see you succeed in this role. As an effective and influential communicator, your experience and demonstrated success in obtaining approvals and agreements for projects will allow you to effectively navigate differing priorities, complexities, resource requirements and capital value.
Your contemporary project management and contract administration skills will result in effective management of large consultancy and service provision contracts. Masters qualifications in Environmental Planning and/or a degree in Science, Policy, Business or similar, together with relevant industry experience will provide you with knowledge of environmental management best practices to effectively influence all stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
What's on offer
This is a full time role currently available until the end of 2023. We offer a strong career path, excellent benefits, flexible working arrangements and employee assistance programs designed to guide you in reaching your full potential. For those looking for a lifestyle change and a relocation to Tasmania, TasNetworks will support the move by offering relocation assistance.
With a main project office in Hobart, the project team is based across Tasmania and Victoria, and you will travel as required to support project activities.
This a once in a generation opportunity, with all the benefits of a Tasmanian lifestyle, while working on a project of national and international scale and significance. The role offers the chance to unlock Tasmania€™s world class renewable energy and storage resources to support Australia€™s energy transition, and to significantly contribute to the economic growth and prosperity of regional Victoria and Tasmania.Can you see yourself living here?
Based in Tasmania€™s capital, historic Hobart will be a great base for the successful incumbent to reside in order to take up this role. The region is situated on the scenic river Derwent with stunning world heritage wilderness areas just a stone€™s throw away. Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to world-class events like Mona Foma, Taste of Tasmania and Wooden Boat festival.
How to apply
If this role and working at TasNetworks is of interest we look forward to hearing from you. Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role, and an up to date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to obtain a position description, please click (here).
Applications close 11:59pm Monday 6th July 2020
For further information about the role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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