Professional Support

Project Coordinator - Planning

Job details

Location: East Melbourne
Salary: $120K + super
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 100294
Posted: 19 days ago

Job description

  • Specialist Education Provider | Ranked in the top two globally  
  • Modern office in CBD Location | Hybrid working conditions  
  • Supportive, open, inclusive, fun culture | Great Remuneration | 6 months fixed-term

About the company 

Reporting to the Team Leader, Planning & Property, you will be working with the second largest governing body for schools globally within the Infrastructure team as a Planning Officer. This is an exciting full time temporary opportunity with view to longer term work and potentially other opportunities within this business.  




  • Preparation of demographic data and enrollment projections for use in the general planning of provision and for use by Catholic schools in Victoria. 
  • Planning approvals: Work with local councils and other Responsible Authorities to obtain planning approvals for new Catholic schools and infrastructure projects for existing schools to meet demand from population growth 
  • Provide advice to schools on the suitability of potential new school sites.
  • Provide advice to school and parish authorities with regard to new school sites, capital development and master­ planning of those sites, and assist in the preparation of demographic data for educational briefs.
  • Secondary School Planning: assist in the delivery of secondary school provision planning.
  • Provision of general planning advice.
  • Ad-hoc duties as directed by the Executive Director 


About you 

  • Ideally tertiary qualifications in Geography, Urban Planning, Mapping or Geospatial Science.  
  • Broad experience in undertaking demographic studies for public facilities and infrastructure. 
  • Experience in the use of GIS systems including interfaces with databases.  
  • Ideally experience in the use of software such as QGIS or Map lnfo Professional, Excel and Word  
  • Report writing skills  
  • Experience in school provision planning  
  • Experience in statutory and strategic planning  
  • A current Victorian driver's license.  



  • Welcoming, inclusive culture. Working with highly skilled and experienced team
  • Opportunity to learn and grow in the role
  • Additional leave days over Christmas 
  • Hybrid working
  • Competitive remuneration


If this sounds like you please APPLY today! 


** Due to the high volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted ** 


At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contributions to the workplace.