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Kent Recruitment

Environmental Planning & Approvals Consultant

Brisbane - Australia
Date Published
An exciting pipeline of opportunities requires the expansion of our team throughout Queensland and Australia, based out of our Brisbane office. You will join and provide leadership in a high-performing consulting and EPC team that works across Asia Pacific and our global offices. You will work closely with engineering and technical disciplines on large multi-disciplinary projects and support clients to deliver the energy transition, including project costing, concept and feasibility studies, front-end engineering and construction securing environmental approvals for our clients. This role will balance commercial, business development and technical work and reward you for your experience in delivery high quality outcomes for our customers.

Join us. Unleash your energy within.
If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:
As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.
It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:
Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.
Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:
We are looking for a Environmental Planning & Approvals Consultant within our Brisbane office.
  • You would be expected to liaise with our other technical groups within Kent APAC, as well as our established teams in the UK and Houston to provide high quality solutions to the client.
  • You will have responsibility to support the Team with developing and maintaining relationships with both our both existing and new clients.
  • You will be expected to develop your client, technical and project management skills to help build and develop the Kent business. This will require your involvement and familiarity with Kent business systems, their use and deployment.
  • Perform all work in accordance with the Kent Quality Management and Health, Safety & Security System and within agreed time and schedule constraints.
Your experience and skills will include:
  • Relevant Degree (Environmental Science, Planning, Engineering, or similar discipline)
  • You are motivated to support the energy industry successfully develop existing assets and energy transition investments.
  • Experience in the energy and resources sector.
  • Experience managing or facilitating environmental impact assessments, approvals and permits.
  • Significant experience with Queensland and Australian legislation, liaison, plans and compliance.
  • Communicate with new and established customers, present information and facilitate meetings and outcomes.
  • Communication and negotiation skills with agencies and stakeholders.
  • Your fundamental understanding of approvals frameworks can be applied to any of our global customers.
  • You have experience in costing & managing proposals, coordinating scopes & delivering quality outcomes for customers.
  • Capacity to solve problems and positively identify practical solutions.
  • Motivated to explore opportunities and be rewarded for further development of the Kent brand and client base.
We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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