Job title: Team Leader- Planning
Contract type: Contract
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Public Sector
Salary $110000 - $120000 per annum, Benefits: super
Reference: BH-13582
Contact name: Julia Beaconsfield
Contact email:
Job description
Team Leader- Planning

On behalf on a public sector organisation in Melbourne's south east, Fetch is recruiting a Team Leader- Planning.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Project manage and act as the leader for growth area planning applications
  • Lead a team of 4 planners
  • Provide expert oversight, influence, leadership and mentoring of other staff 
  • Provide day to day advice, guidance and direction to staff
  • Prepare planning assessment documentation and reports
  • Prepare appeal and panel submissions
  • Act as a point of coordination and advice for stakeholders on all aspect of the organisations planning and development approval processes. 
  • Maintain a pro-active interest in professional development activities and encourage the team to participate in development opportunities.

Skills required
  • Extensive, senior experience in growth area or major projects planning, as a Town Planner or statutory planner as relevant to the role 
  • A sound knowledge of budgeting and relevant accounting and financial procedures is essential
  • Degree or Diploma in Town Planning, Urban Studies or Urban Geography. 
  • Current Australian Driver's License

  • 12 month contract with possibility of extension
  • Full time hours
  • Hybrid work arrangement, 2 days from home
  • Opportunity to grow your career in the public sector
  • Free onsite parking, forget the hustle and bustle of the CBD!