Emergency Planning Consultant, Victoria

Job Details

Working under the guidance of the National Manager, Emergency Planning, you’ll join our team as an emergency planning consultant and will also support the delivery of National projects and clients.

With a background in Emergency Planning and Training (or similar interest in this area), you’ll be training and upskilling occupants in a building to become emergency wardens. Wardens play a critical role in saving lives of their fellow members by taking charge of the building in the unlikely even of an emergency.

As a Hendry, Emergency Planning Consultant you will provide specialist advice to Building Management on how to ensure they have ensure the safety of the occupants and how to respond appropriately to an unfolding emergency.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Emergency Management & Training
    • Development and delivery of Emergency Management systems to suit client requirements and budget
    • Preparation and delivery of Emergency Management training
    • Development, facilitation and reporting of Emergency Management exercises and simulations that achieve defined objectives and satisfy client requirements
  • Marketing & Business Development
    • Maintain and use knowledge of trends, regulations and standards in Emergency Management to further new business opportunities and existing client relationships.
    • Use your established Emergency Management contact network to grow Hendry’s client base
    • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, both with existing clients and potential new clients
  • Proposals & Project Management
    • Preparing proposals (scoping and costing) to satisfy client requirements
    • Presenting to and negotiating with clients to achieve a successful conversion of proposals to projects
    • Acting as project custodian on independent projects – manage these on schedule and budget
    • Identifying areas within projects that are not included in the approved project scope – negotiating and achieving agreement with clients in regard to mutually satisfying outcomes for these

What we’re looking for:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience. If you have good presentation, training skills and engaging skills, don’t worry about experience and we will upskill you.
  • Up-to-date and maintained Cert IV in Training and Assessment (or the desire to complete it)
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Australian standards and state / federal legislation relating to Emergency Planning
  • Up to date state and federal licences and memberships. Including:
    • Knowledge of AS 3745-2010
    • QBCC Licence (QLD) (not mandatory)
    • Up to date FSA (not mandatory)
    • Competent Fire Safety Practioner Licence (FPA) (not mandatory)
    • Drivers licence and State working with Children check
  • Experience using Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint) to generate reports, produce client-facing presentations and manage workflow.
  • Experience managing client engagement from first interaction through to project delivery
  • Good customer facing and management skills


It would be advantageous to:

  • Be up to date with the Australian COVID-19 vaccination schedule.
  • Have a desire to upskill and continuously improve. 
  • Have some sales or business development experience


If this sounds like the next career opportunity you’re looking for, send us a copy of your resume and type up a short cover letter in the application form.

We’d also be happy to answer any questions you may have about this role or working at Hendry, email careers@hendry.com.au.

Find out more about the work our emergency planning team do and the services Hendry offer.

Job Status: Open

Job Sectors: Emergency Planning

Job Type: Full Time

Regions: Victoria

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