RPS Project Director - Star of the South

  • RPS
  • 17 Nov, 2021
Full time Consultant Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Project Director Program Director

Job Description

The offshore wind revolution is here. Is it time your environment or oil and gas or environment career took you in a new direction?

RPS are leaders in approvals and environmental studies for offshore wind. Due to exceptional growth, we are seeking a talented and motivated consultant to join our Melbourne Environment & Approvals team.


You will be a Principal Consultant or Technical Director with the following scope:

  • RPS Project Director for Star of the South offshore wind farm – overseeing RPS' scope - offshore regulatory approvals marine survey scopes;
  • Project leadership of one of Australia's most complex marine infrastructure projects;
  • Provide advice on offshore approvals, including NOPSEMA regulatory advice;
  • Oversee EIS and Environment Plans (appropriate for submission to NOPSEMA) and other Environmental Management Plans for all phases of the project;
  • Lead the offshore engagement with regulators and key stakeholders;
  • Work with the team to ensure mitigation and management measures are sufficient to address impacts identified in the primary approvals phase;
  • Manage inputs from a large team of technical marine specialists.


You'll have:

  • 15 - 20 years experience, with at least five in consulting;
  • Tertiary qualifications in science, engineering or related discipline;
  • Extensive experience with the NOPSEMA approvals process and regulatory advice;
  • Experience with Australian oil and gas project approvals;
  • Experience with EIS, EPs, EMPs and/or secondary approvals;
  • Exemplary communication and negotiation;
  • Understanding of offshore environmental approvals at State and Commonwealth levels.

We still want to hear from you if you have a similar experience but don't cover all the above points.


Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value by solving problems that matter to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. In the Australia Asia Pacific region, we have more than 1,000 staff across 25 offices. 

Globally, we are a leader providing environmental services to the offshore wind, renewables and infrastructure sectors. We have delivered more than 50 utility-scale projects nationally across solar, wind, hydrogen, biomass, tidal and battery storage. Through our involvement in the solar and wind sectors alone, RPS has contributed to generating more than 8 gigawatts of green energy.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with some of the most influential and talented leaders in the industry.


Along with a generous remuneration package, RPS offers you an inclusive and supportive team in an environment where you will feel valued and where you will continue to learn and excel.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & well-being: 

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part-time and job share options;
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave;
  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;
  • Professional memberships;
  • Study assistance;
  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

If you have the skills mentioned above and are looking for an exciting job opportunity within a rapidly expanding organisation, please APPLY today!