Beca, Community Shaping / Planning

Senior Planner (Auckland)

Beca, Community Shaping / Planning

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-03-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

* Make an impact on transformational  planning projects, such as the Supporting Growth Alliance, America’s Cup Bases and Seapath

* Career development – work with, learn from and be mentored by industry leaders

* Multidiscipline team with a supportive, fun and collaborative culture

The Opportunity 

Make an impact in this Senior Planning role where you will play a lead role working with our clients who are doing incredible things every day.  You will play a key leadership role across our Auckland Environments team where will be leading iconic projects across Auckland including client relationship and management responsibilities.  

We are looking for a high performing professional with a real passion for planning who is motivated to deliver for our clients. We are trusted advisors and respected by the many disciplines and professions we collaborate with on projects.  In this role, you will have plenty of scope for success with wide exposure to clients, across disciplines and across Beca, providing you with extensive career and professional development as well as access to industry leading mentors.

This is an opportunity to play a key technical leadership role within the team and provide input to a broad range of projects. We lead all sizes of projects for a diverse group of clients and work as an integrated team of 120 planners and urban designers operating from nine key locations in New Zealand.

​About you 

You will need to have a thorough knowledge of the Resource Management Act, with strengths in statutory and strategic planning. This position requires excellent communication skills and a broad understanding of a range of disciplines related to planning matters. 

You will also need to have a natural flare for leadership and the ability to engage effectively with clients, stakeholders and the general public. You will have a tertiary qualification in planning and/or resource management and be a full member of the NZPI or working towards this.  

Ultimately this is a key role to strengthen our planning business. We are looking for a savvy, innovative and commercially minded professional with a collaborative approach. We also like to have fun along the way, so a good sense of humour will hold you in good stead. 

We have a degree of flexibility to shape the role around you depending on your level of experience and have senior planning and associate level roles available.  Beca’s branch network means we have the potential to consider applicants in Auckland or our other New Zealand offices.

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About Beca

Beca is one of Asia Pacific's largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies. 2020 is a landmark year for Beca, representing both the dawn of a new decade and the beginning of our 2nd century. Throughout this year, we will celebrate our innovators, our thinkers, our explorers and our entrepreneurs; past, present and future.

We are a team of 3,300-plus who brings a wide range of perspectives and expertise to every client and challenge, creating resourceful, smart solutions from our collective experience and insights.  

While our experience has been 100 years in the making, it’s the fresh talent we’re nurturing, the innovative thinking we’re developing and the connections that we’re forging that gets us most excited for the future.  Refer to