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Environment and Planning Manager
Marinus Link
Posted 25 June 2022 Salary Email
Region VIC Contact Samantha Briscoe Website View
Type Full time Phone 1300 137 008    

About the role

We have an incredible opportunity for a motivated and passionate Environment and Planning professional to join our team in this pivotal role.

The Environment and Planning Manager will lead the development, review and submission of environment, planning and heritage approvals  in accordance with project scope, schedule and quality requirements. You will positively foster, maintain and enhance a progressive environment and sustainability culture within the Project team.

This role will manage a range of consultancies and work closely with project teams to ensure all deliverables are prepared in accordance with requirements on time and within budget. The role will also be responsible for the identification of risks and development of strategies to enhance the successful delivery of project requirements.

You will lead a small, high performing team to ensure project planning, assessment processes and approvals pathways are formulated in close partnership with technical, legal and economic advice and effective consultation is maintained with internal and external stakeholders.

About the Business

Marinus Link Pty Ltd (MLPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of TasNetworks, which is wholly owned by the State of Tasmania. MLPL has been established as a special purpose vehicle to deliver the $3 billion plus Marinus Link, a 1500-megawatt capacity undersea and underground electricity and telecommunications interconnector that will strengthen the National Electricity Market, offering low cost, reliable and clean energy. Marinus Link and the supporting transmission developments in North West Tasmania will play a key role in Australia’s future electricity grid, as supported by the Australian Energy Market Operator, the Australian Government and Infrastructure Victoria. To learn more about Marinus Link, visit

Marinus Link is a growing team of like-minded individuals that each play a vital role in the success of the project and running of the company. We are collaborative, we value diversity of thought and share our expertise, we are inclusive, are passionate about building a clean energy future and contributing to the economic growth and prosperity of regional Victoria and Tasmania.

About you

You will require extensive working knowledge of linear infrastructure environment, planning and heritage approvals, ideally through Victorian, Tasmanian and Commonwealth assessment pathways.

You are an effective and influential communicator, with experience and demonstrated success in obtaining approvals and agreements for projects.  You will have the ability to effectively navigate differing priorities, complexities, resource requirements and capital value with consideration to all parties.

Your leadership and contemporary project management and contract administration skills will result in effective management of a small team and large consultancy and service provision contracts.

You’ll be passionate about renewable energy, comfortable working in a dynamic fast -paced environment and dealing with ambiguity, and enjoy working with a team to solve complex and cutting edge problems in a climate of regulatory change.

Masters qualifications in Environmental Planning and/or a degree in Science, Policy, Business or similar, together with relevant industry experience of environmental management best practices will allow you to effectively influence all stakeholders to achieve a common goal.

What's on offer

A once in a lifetime career opportunity working on a high profile nationally significant project committed to delivering a low cost, reliable and clean energy future for Australia. Working with a well-connected and collaborative team you will grow your network across both regional Victoria and Tasmania.

We offer strong career paths, and excellent employee benefits including employee assistance programs designed to guide you in reaching your full potential, gym rebate and discounted health insurance. You will be a valued member of the Marinus Link team.

We offer a progressive approach to flexibility in the work place, this includes flexibility in start and finishing times in line with project needs as well as working from home options where required.

This is a full-time role currently available until the end of 2024.

How to apply

If you are ready to make a difference and ready for a once in a lifetime role, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please ensure you attach a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience are aligned with this role and an up-to-date resume. For more information about this opportunity and to obtain a position description, please contact Samantha Briscoe at

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 10th July 2022

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