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Holcim Australia

Planning and Environment Manager - Chatswood

Holcim Australia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 02/07/2018

Job Category:

Science & Technology / Environmental

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Job description:
  • A permanent role in the world''s largest building materials company
  • Culture focused on the recognition of effort and reward for achievement
  • Both personal and professional development opportunities

Holcim has been servicing the infrastructure, construction and mining industries for more than 110 years and employs over 3,000 staff across 300 sites.

Part of the world''s largest construction materials company, LafargeHolcim, Holcim is leading supplier of concrete, aggregates and precast products.

On offer here:

  • A generous salary package including 12.5% Super
  • Being part of a collaborative and professional team
  • True work/balance within a progressive organisation
  • Both personal and professional development opportunities

About the role

Holcim is recruiting for a Planning annd Environment Manager based in Chatswood, the successful candidate will be accountable for managing the planning and approval portfolio mainly for our aggregates and ready-mix concretes business.

  • Providing strategic, risk based, advice to the business and functional teams, supporting short and long term business plans
  • Establishing and leading project teams including coordinating consultants and liaising with senior government agencies across the three tiers of government to efficiently deliver approvals in a timely manner
  • Coordinating stakeholder consultation with the community, indigenous groups & agencies
  • Supporting the National Team delivering national and global initiatives and programs

The state environmental team will support you in the management of Holcim’s environmental responsibilities

  • Providing strategic advice and support to the business to ensure effective management of environmental compliance, reporting and risk matters,
  • Managing the implementation and review of environmental audits, standards, procedures and practices.

About you

You have a sharp intellect tempered by an engaging and empathic communication style.  This allows you to proactively develop and implement project strategies; as well as provide solutions while appreciating the commercial implications.

Day to day you can rapidly adapt to change and can prioritise a large and diverse workload, to successfully manage projects and become to the best partner to the business.   You can review volumes of legal & technical information and cut through it to form strategic advice & action plans to direct the business.

  • Tertiary qualified in an Urban/Town Planning or Environmental Science discipline
  • Excellent Project Management experience which lead to innovative solutions for success
  • Experience working in the mining, materials, energy, transport or utilities industry
  • Solid understanding of planning and environmental regulations & approval processes
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and conflict resolution skills; being able to educate parties in a foreign subject and influence internal stakeholders.