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Principal Risk Advisor – Property & Land

Contaminated Land, ENGINEERING, Geotechnical, Hazmat / Occupational Hygiene, PROPERTY VALUATIONS, Remediation

Sydney, NSW

200 — 250


12 month Equity Pathway

Surry Hills, Sydney NSW

  • Principal Risk Advisor for Property and Land transactions and developments
  • Up to $500m+ transactions across Infrastructure, Education, Commercial, Medical and Industrial sectors in Australia.
  • Provide advice around risk mitigation on all matters regarding potential or hidden contaminated land, groundwater, hazardous materials, geotechnical and ground engineering exposures
  • With a reputable team of Quantity Surveyors, Environmental Engineers and Construction experts behind you who run the risk analytics via data analysis, modelling, mapping and various technologies – your job is to confidently articulate and advise clients around the risk parameters, create envelopes around their contracts and minimise their exposures on any given site or property.
  • This individual is likely well networked and plugged into the transaction teams at various Developers, Accounting, Legal and Property firms around NSW and enjoys this level of conversation.
  • The reputation and brand of this firm whilst not Global or Top Tier, they are recognised as risk experts with a deep history and proven track record of saving clients large exposures and limiting unexpected budget blow outs.

Directorship on offer?

  • $200,000+ salary to start with
  • 12 month equity partnership pathway (which will be outlined at meeting/ in offer details)
  • The vision is steady growth from 17 staff to 30 over the next 5 years
  • Beautiful Surrey Hills office equipped to support growth
  • This role is a big part of that growth plan – and providing equity makes business sense to support that drive
  • Reporting to the MD, you will lead the division on endeavours to pursue clients and deliver outcomes
  • Plenty of existing work and clients to support this hire, but to achieve growth ambition you tap into your network of contacts to expand client base


  • 10+ years experience in similar role (with the likes of a Colliers, Dexus, Stocklands or ERM etc)
  • Degree Qualified in Engineering, Sciences, Property or related
  • Recent involvement in Sydney / NSW property and land acquisition territory
  • Full Australian working rights

For the past 17 years, I have been recruiting across the Environmental, Property and Engineering sectors in Sydney. Confidentiality is the foremost promise in engaging with me on this role, so if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call, email or text.

Brett Clemenson

Director & Founder of ALRA

0447 946 446

Brett Clemenson

ALRA CEO & Environmental Consulting Recruitment Partner