Principal Town Planner

Region:
London
Vicinity:
London Central
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Planning
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
09/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
213278BR

Our Environment and Planning team is recruiting an experienced town planner at Principal / Associate Consultant / Technical Director level in our busy Environment and Planning business, which contains a mix of Town Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment professionals. The base office would be York, Leeds, Chesterfield, Birmingham or London.

AECOM is a top ten UK Planning consultancy by size, employing around 70 Chartered or Licentiate Planners, practicing in all areas of the discipline. AECOM is a worldwide leader in environmental and engineering consultancy and working as a planning consultant within AECOM means access to some of the most high profile and prestigious development projects in the UK, working with colleagues operating at the cutting edge of their disciplines as part of the largest UK environmental consultancy.

The Environment and Planning team has a successful track record of delivering a variety of projects alongside our engineering and environmental colleagues throughout the UK. With an exciting portfolio of high profile infrastructure projects including some notable recent wins, we are in a position where we need to recruit a suitably experienced consultant to assist with this expanding workload.

Job Responsibilities:

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:

The management and successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, including leadership of major development projects through the development consenting process (including procedures under the Planning Act 2008 and the Transport and Works Act 1992);

The management and successful delivery of planning applications under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, including coordinating multi-disciplinary teams across various project types;

Contributing to the management and development of the Environment and Planning business, including generating opportunities and winning new business;

Providing planning advice to colleagues and clients including the application of permitted development rights; and

Monitoring and managing project budgets and programmes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Full Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or an equivalent professional town planning organisation.

  • Relevant experience, including consenting infrastructure projects, preferably within the private sector.

  • Commercial awareness and the confidence, ability and experience to provide clear, authoritative advice.

  • Able to work on own initiative and under pressure.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.

  • Sound knowledge of UK Planning policy and legislation and a working knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment legislation.

  • Client focused with good interpersonal skills and collaborative working approach with a high level of commitment to quality.

  • Full current driving licence

Preferred Qualifications

  • The Development Consent Order regime under the Planning Act 2008.

  • The Transport and Works Act 1992 consenting regime.

  • Working as part of collaborative teams on highways and rail infrastructure projects.

  • Identifying, evaluating and managing planning risk.

  • Identifying and evaluating alternatives.

  • Management of Environmental Impact Assessment.

  • Preparation of successful commercial tenders.

  • Multi-disciplinary consultancy.

  • Project management (technical and commercial).

Closing Date:
20/08/2019

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