First listed on: 16 May 2023

Planning & Stakeholder Specialist

About the Role

Our Concept Development team provide a range of environmental, planning and engineering services to enable the successful implementation of a wide range of capital and non-capital projects.

As our Planning & Stakeholder Approval Specialist you will facilitate the delivery of our capital works program by providing statutory planning expertise to the business. You will deliver positive outcomes by actively engaging and influencing stakeholders to obtain appropriate approvals and be an advocate of continuous improvement.

You will be responsible for:

Providing specialised professional advice to support project managers on the statutory planning issues.
Advising on statutory planning compliance of project contract management
Ensuring statutory planning approvals are complied with throughout project life cycles
Actively liaising with approval stakeholders, ensuring stakeholder and agencies’ needs are satisfied.
To be considered for this role you will have knowledge of the Victorian statutory planning system, legislation, regulation and frameworks and experience in preparing planning permit submissions.

For more information please refer to the Coliban Water careers page.


The salary and conditions for this position will be as per the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2021 Band 4, $89,915 – $113,619 base salary range will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with their skills and experience.


For further information please contact Cass Cole, People and Capability Advisor on 0427 980 661.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter via the Coliban Water Careers page by COB Tuesday May 30 2023.

Why join Coliban Water?

Like Goldilocks, Coliban Water offers a little bit of everything that’s just right.

You’ll love the people, because we love what we do. You’ll love our location in the middle of beautiful Bendigo and spanning a region that takes in 49 towns from Trentham to Echuca. You’ll love the office, with free parking and café-quality coffee that can transform your day. And you’ll love the flexibly to shape your work to suit your lifestyle.

At Coliban Water everyone gets the standard four weeks annual leave. Throw in accrued days off, time off over the Christmas break and the option to purchase additional leave, and there’ll be plenty of time for you.

Our commitment to inclusion means you’ll feel at home here no matter who you are, who you love, or what you stand for. We also offer generous parental and carer leave and workplace study policies.

At Coliban Water we balance a small team rhythm with the reach and resources of one of the largest Victorian regional urban water corporations.

What are you waiting for? We’d love you to join us.

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