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Jacobs Planner (Intermediate to Senior level) in Auckland, New Zealand

Planner (Intermediate to Senior level)


At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With more than $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program management for business, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects. We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. Visit www.jacobs.com to see how you can make a difference.

About the opportunity

Our planners are part of a national environment, spatial, planning and parks team that are involved in a diverse range of exciting projects, providing resource consent preparation and support, notice of requirement preparation, strategic planning advice, business case development and stakeholder engagement. Our planners are recognised as often being the front face of our organisation and play a lead role in making Jacobs a successful business.

Our Auckland Team is inviting applications from experienced and client focussed applicants for this Intermediate to Senior level planning position. As a Planner with previous consultancy or local government experience, you will be responsible for delivering professional RMA planning services to our clients across a wide range of project types. With your proven skills in client relationship management and business development, you would take the lead on specific planning opportunities and projects in New Zealand, and actively drive the identification, pursuit and development of new business and work collaboratively across the wider Jacobs team. You would also help grow our capability through mentoring graduates and junior Planners in our team.

About you

Qualifications and skills required for this role include:

  • A relevant and recognised planning degree (or significant relevant experience)

  • Proven experience in private sector, regional council or local authority planning

  • Ability to contribute to and lead business development activities

  • A demonstrable understanding of the RMA and NZ planning framework

  • An innovative and strategic thinker

  • Effective report writing and communication skills and ability to manage your own time

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs.#LI-HC2

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures.Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location New Zealand-New Zealand Countrywide-Auckland

Req ID: BI 00076W