First listed on: 12 August 2019


 Land Liaison Officer – 2 positions | Coal Seam Gas Industry

Arrow Energy is an integrated coal seam gas (CSG) company that explores and develops gas fields, produces and sells CSG and generates electricity.

Arrow produces CSG from fields in the Surat Basin in southern Queensland and the Bowen Basin in central Queensland. We have been safely and sustainably developing CSG since 2000 and supplying it commercially since 2004.

We own one of Queenslands largest power stations, Braemar 2 near Dalby, and we have interests in two others, giving us enough generation capacity to power around 800,000 homes.

On 1 December 2017, Arrow agreed one of the largest gas supply deals on Australia’s east coast, to bring to market our significant gas reserves in the Surat Basin. Planning is under way for a major project expected to commence construction in 2019.

Arrow is owned by a joint venture company between Shell and PetroChina. At Arrow, safety is our highest priority, and our values – lead, own, solve, integrate and respect – underpin everything we do. To meet our growing demands, we are looking for an experienced Land Liaison Officer to join our team.

Reporting to the Team Leader Access, you will be involved in the early planning of CSG infrastructure with internal and external stakeholders and the negotiation of Conduct and Compensation Agreements. The Land Liaison Officer will manage landholder relationships including addressing concerns, issue resolution and formalising individual land access requirements.

In addition you will: 
  • Actively support Arrow’s commitment to occupational health and safety and the environment by adopting standard safe work practices and procedures in accordance with Arrow’s safety policies.
  • Use Arrow processes to negotiate with landholders and complete compensation agreements in the timeframe required.
  • Liaise with the landholder through Arrow’s Area Wide Planning process to identify well locations, access tracks and other work areas as required.
  • Liaise with the Project teams, as and when required, to amend infrastructure locations to better accommodate any physical constraints and landholder requests.
  • Manage engagement with the relevant stakeholders on whose properties company activities are to be carried out, as well as any neighbouring stakeholders who may be affected. Clearly communicate the Arrow’s intentions, work practices and the desire to work collaboratively with the landholder.
  • Be familiar with the statutory requirements and the preparation of relevant documentation and records to support the Access deliverables within the Access and Approvals Framework.
  • Plan, coordinate, execute and report on programs of land access work in line with Access and Approvals framework.
  • Capture all landholder interactions using the Dynamics database as per the agreed standard.
  • Contribute to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Access Team’s land access activities and systems identify any opportunities for business Improvement.
To be successful in the role, you will: 
  • Have proven success and demonstrable achievement encompassing a land liaison role ideally within the CSG sector.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven success managing high-pressure situations and the ability to influence positive outcomes.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc)
  • Current, unrestricted Motor Vehicle Driver’s License.
  • Tertiary qualifications are not essential but are desirable.
  • Coal Seam Gas Industry experience is preferred.
In return for your efforts, Arrow Energy is offering an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with your qualifications and experience in addition to employee benefits such as the opportunity to purchase an additional two weeks leave, paid parental leave scheme and access to an employee benefits program which includes insurance, medical and lifestyle subsidies. All applications will be considered with utmost confidentiality.

One Arrow, One Team. 

We embrace diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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