Title:  Senior Environmental Advisor

Job Number:  16525

Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009

Senior Environmental Advisor

  • Industry leading remuneration + benefits
  • Work as part of a great team in a flexible and supportive environment
  • 2 wellbeing days off per year

Opportunity for a passionate environmental advisor to be part of a large & high-profile project in Western Sydney.

About John Holland

We're all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Make a difference on a high-profile project:

John Holland are delighted to have been selected to deliver the $1.5b M7 - M12 Interchange, which includes widening the M7 between the M5 at Prestons and Richmond Rd at Oakhurst, and building a new interchange between the M7 and M12 and an upgrade to Elizabeth Drive to connect it to the M12.

This major project will significantly improve travel times and road congestion for residents and improve freight movement throughout Western Sydney. The project will integrate the M7 with the new M12, a toll-free motorway connecting travellers to the new Western Sydney International Airport.

Your Role:

You will be responsible for the day-to-day environmental management and compliance of project sites, and overseeing junior staff to ensure environmental risks and hazards are mitigated. You will report into the Environmental and Sustainability Director and be responsible for the following:


  • Monitoring and reporting of environmental management system requirements
  • Implementing the Environmental Management Plan across the project
  • Supporting construction teams to ensure they meet their program within the constraints of environmental compliance
  • Government, contractor, stakeholder and community liaison
  • Training and development of staff in environmental compliance and impacts

About You:

Are you someone who cares about the environment, pushes the boundaries in imaginative ways and is focused on the future urban and natural environment and the legacy you and your peers will leave behind? Then we encourage you to apply.

In addition, you will bring to the team:

  • Previous experience managing the environmental deliverables on infrastructure, resource, or construction projects
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline, Science, Environmental, Urban Planning
  • The ability to lead a team to achieve desirable outcomes whilst supporting project objectives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

We offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with superannuation and up to an extra 18 weeks of superannuation paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two additional John Holland Days to prioritise health and wellbeing.

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