• Senior Planning Consultant Dunedin
  • SLR Consulting in Dunedin, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

SLR’s purpose is Making Sustainability Happen, which we achieve by having a team of expert advisors and technicians, who partner with our clients to tackle some of the world’s most complex sustainability challenges.

An exciting opportunity has come up for a driven and experienced Planning Consultant to join our national planning team in Dunedin.

With the opportunity to be involved in a diverse range of projects across the country, you will be assisting us in maintaining and growing SLR’s vision by providing exceptional client and project management services to our expanding client base. You will provide technical input and project management of key Planning and Policy projects, whilst also supporting other Planning workstreams across the discipline nationally. This will include oversight and direction of contractual agreements, supervision of project delivery to meet time and financial budgets and undertaking technical work while achieving the client’s needs.

What we need from... you
• A degree in Planning or equivalent recognised by NZPI
• A full member of NZPI or working towards full membership
• 5-8 years of resource consent and planning experience in New Zealand
• Knowledge and experience of applying the Resource Management Act to development and infrastructure
• A good working knowledge of district and regional planning and consenting
• Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
• An aptitude for building and maintaining great relationships with clients and colleagues
• A resilient and adaptable attitude; see yourself as a can-do person with a calm and confident communication style
• Ability to work at a strategic level with core clients
• Ability to translate strategic advice into deliverable work for clients
• An understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
• A drive and passion to achieve outstanding results


Our culture is unique where we work together to collaborate on projects to get the best possible outcome for our clients. Whether you’re working in the office, from home or a mix of the two, we recognise that every person is different, and our benefits aim to ensure that we cater for all, including:
• Hybrid work model (in-office & from home)
• Extra paid purchased leave up to 10 days so you can re-energise, help others, support family, or focus on your own professional development.
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey which includes 12 weeks primary carer and 6 weeks secondary carer leave.
• Learning and development which includes a mapped career progression path, study assistance and up to 3 professional memberships subsidised by SLR.
• Employee Assistance Program to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
• Global and regional mobility and recruitment referral bonus for both region and global candidates.
• Other benefits include regular office social events, service anniversary awards, salary sacrificing and an online corporate uniform shop with individualised annual budget.

Our local team in Dunedin are supportive, friendly, and experts in their field. If you are interested in joining them – apply now
Dunedin New Zealand


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