Area Manager– New South Wales (NSW)

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Posted Date
1 month ago(6/14/2024 3:07 AM)

Job Description

Area Manager– New South Wales (NSW)


The Opportunity


We are seeking a State Area Manager for our NSW operations, who will lead an established and successful multi-disciplinary team in Newcastle and be pivotal in taking the reins of our recently established Sydney office, growing our existing client base and taking NSW to the next stage of our business strategy. You will be an integral part of the Australian Leadership Team (ALT) and lead the NSW team to sustainably and successfully grow our business and provide great career opportunities to our people and the delivery of high-quality projects to our clients. 


About YOU

We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, and driven executive business leader with substantial experience and successful track record in the environmental consulting sector (minimum of 15 years). Your specialised discipline can be from Planning and Approvals, Contaminated Land, Geotechnical or Ecology.

You will embrace working with a diverse team from a variety of disciplines at a range of experience levels. You will work among our leaders to support the delivery of the NSW plans and key initiatives. Importantly, as a key member of the ALT, you will connect with the wider Kleinfelder business to bring the best our company has to offer to our people and clients.

You are a confident influencer, have a talent for networking and building strong relationships, and be excited about the opportunity to grow Kleinfelder’s presence and influence in the NSW markets. You will possess a nurturing personality with a genuine understanding of how to connect, encourage and get the best from the team. You will be an advocate for our people, clients and brand, your engaging style is essential in this role. You will be excited to work on key challenges and opportunities across all environmental disciplinary lines, while working with a vast range of clients including all levels of government, infrastructure, transport, renewable energy, oil & gas, mineral resources, and a variety of private companies in other areas.


YOU will be excited by the opportunities that lay ahead!

On the practical side, you will be responsible for the successful day to day operations of the NSW business. This will require you to work closely with your Team Leaders, HR, HSEQ, Marketing and Finance teams to develop and deliver a successful plan and budget for your state including P&L accountability, driving and tracking market growth and of course most importantly have a happy, safe, satisfied and cohesive team with a positive and supportive culture.


This role is offered as a full-time role and offers flexible work arrangements, and it can be fulfilled based from Newcastle for the right candidate.


Who is Kleinfelder?

Kleinfelder Australia is an environmental and geotechnical consulting firm providing professional and technical services for land contamination and remediation, geotechnical services, environmental planning and approvals, ecology, heritage services, land rehabilitation, bushfire planning and design.


Kleinfelder Australia, as part of the global Kleinfelder Group, an environmental, engineering and science-based consulting firm, can utilise the experience of over 3,000 employees globally. With almost 100 staff operating across Australia, we deliver our projects with local and international experience across multiple disciplinary lines.


What Kleinfelder offers you

Kleinfelder offers many benefits to ensure your rewarded and respected for the part you play in the success of the business. These include but are not limited to:

  • Highly competitive salary packages,
  • Flexible work arrangements available (e.g., hybrid working) to encourage autonomy,
  • Company Paid Parental Leave,
  • Purchase an extra two weeks of annual leave per year,
  • Australia day/public holiday swap,
  • Reward and recognition programs including bonuses,
  • Paid overtime, (as per the Kleinfelder Overtime Policy),
  • Formal mentorship and training programs (Graduate, Team Leader & Project Manager),
  • Access to our health and wellness initiatives (e.g., Employee Assistance Program, reimbursed flu shots etc.),
  • Professional career and technical development programs incl, study assistance with external and internal learning,
  • Opportunities to participate Corporate Social Responsibilities (volunteering, charity, community support, RAP Committee),
  • Professional membership support,
  • Professional, friendly, and supportive team environment and culture.

Kleinfelder prides itself with being an equal opportunity employer where we value and celebrate diversity and inclusion. We encourage individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to be part of our organisation and apply.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, and require any further information, please email our HR team:

To be eligible for this position you must have unrestricted legal work rights to work in Australia.

Kleinfelder will be managing this process and applications from third party recruiters will not be accepted.


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