Project Planner

Industry Sector:
Conservation Jobs, Renewable Energy jobs, Wind Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Sustainable Jobs, Built Environment Jobs, Energy Jobs, Town Planning Jobs, Environmental Management Jobs, Sustainable Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Management, Development, Planning, Infrastructure, Town Planner
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Start Date:
ASAP/ Standard Notice
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

We are seeking a Project Planner to join our clients planning team. Based in Galway, with flexible working arrangements also.The successful candidate will be working on projects in the commercial development, residential, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, and it is essential that prospective candidates have relevant and recent experience in these sectors. 

This position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects utilising the various skills they may have acquired through formal training, personal interest and previous work experience.

The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Have a qualification in Town Planning (IPI or RTPI Accredited)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working ideally in planning consultancy or similar.
  • Have excellent report writing skills.
  • Lead on medium to large scale planning projects from inception to completion.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.
  • Work as part of the Planning team to deliver project requirements.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Have excellent working knowledge of the Irish planning system, and the interaction of relevant planning and environmental legislation, both national and European.  (Candidates from the UK will also be considered for this role)

The key responsibilities associated with the role will include:

  • Lead planner on planning projects of a medium and large scale
  • Leading on providing inputs on planning projects from inception to completion including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members;
  • Drafting and review of planning reports and documentation to a very high standard.
  • Project manage projects including budget, stakeholders, outputs and design team members.
  • Primary contact for client or client representatives to progress projects effectively;
  • Mentoring of Junior members of staff.
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies, field visits and preparing planning assessments, reports and project planning inputs;
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in planning projects;
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