Principal Minerals & Waste Planner

East Midlands
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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As a Principal and Waste Planner, you will be involved in the management and production of a wide variety of planning and environmental consultancy services in relation to minerals and waste management developments. This includes the preparation of planning applications, negotiation of conditions/ agreements, EIA and environmental appraisals, assessment of alternatives, development plan representations, enforcement work, mineral safeguarding, stakeholder consultations, public exhibitions and information, site selection, appraisal and promotion, development feasibility, design and appeals.

We are looking for creative and highly motivated team players who would like the fantastic opportunity to further their career, gaining valuable experience to be part of exciting projects on a local and national level within an established consultancy. You will be joining a great team, you will have an interesting and diverse workload and you will be given the opportunity to make the most of your abilities.

  • Deliver, manage and coordinate the technical planning and environmental outputs as referred to above.

  • Liaise with clients, internal specialist environmental and design teams and, where necessary, sub-contractors.

  • Work in partnership with other members of the Environment and Planning team (both within the home office and across the UK), delegating activities to staff as applicable.

  • Staff mentoring duties.

  • Monitor and manage project budgets.

  • Identify and pursue business development initiatives and manage the preparation of technical and fee proposals.

  • Lead internal and external meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant discipline.

  • Relevant post-graduate degree an advantage.

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

  • Recent and relevant experience in minerals and waste management planning. The ideal candidate will be a planner who specialises in minerals and waste management with planning and EIA experience, with>10 years of post-qualification experience, including work in either industry or consultancy (or both).

  • Established client contacts within the industry.

  • Excellent report writing and oral communication skills, commercial awareness.

  • 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, preferably a working knowledge of EIA legislation.

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

  • Full current driving licence.

  • Excellent team player who has a proactive and positive attitude and someone who is willing and able to assist delivery of our minerals and waste management planning and EIA services that we provide to our private and public sector clients. This position is within an established, friendly and professional team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working in collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Identifying, evaluating and managing planning risk.

  • Identifying and evaluating alternatives.

  • Management of EIAs.

  • Input to successful commercial tenders.

  • Multi-disciplinary consultancy.

  • Project management.

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