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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

Become part of something distinctive.

Planning and Development Officer

Apply now Job no: 494079
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Project Management

The University of Canberra is among the top 40 universities in the world under the age of 50 and has been placed in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Campus Estate at the University of Canberra is a professional property services team working across a broad range of on-campus services. This includes delivering a vibrant, safe and welcoming campus that supports world class teaching and research and responsibility for the University’s ambitious Campus Development program.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Planning and Development Officer to join our collaborative, friendly and energetic Campus Development and Planning team. As part of this high-functioning team, you will be supported and mentored, working across a variety of campus projects including strategic planning, strategic asset management, master planning, space utilisation and management, and new developments on campus.

To be successful in this position, applicants will be creative, strategic thinkers with excellent communication and analytical skills. This role would suit a graduate or a junior professional with demonstrated experience looking for a career in Project, Program or Development Management. Additionally, applicants with a background of Urban Planning, Architecture or Engineering (Civil or Systems) are encouraged to apply, however the position is also open to those with a background in similar areas with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume including a paragraph on how your skills and experience align with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer, offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on-site gym, on-site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

The University of Canberra is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Zoe Lewis, Senior Design Manager on 6206 8880 or email

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8020 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Thursday 19 September 2019

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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