Town Planner (Renewable Energy)

Town Planner (Renewable Energy)

Entrust is a very well established planning and environmental consultancy since 2008, specialising in infrastructure, primarily renewable energy and wireless telecommunications. We operate across Ireland and the UK from our offices in Galway and Liverpool. Our relatively new and growing office in Galway has a requirement for a Planner. This is an excellent career opportunity for an ambitious suitable candidate as we are a small growing team, which offers a unique opportunity to have a very wide ranging role within the company as well as a genuine opportunity to grow your career rapidly within the company in the coming years. 

The role will involve managing a number of large scale renewable energy planning applications as well as assisting our inhouse team, amongst many other tasks. 

The successful candidate will have:

• Minimum of 3 years post-graduate private/public sector experience;
• A recognised (IPI or RTPI) planning qualification;
• Excellent working knowledge of the Irish Planning system;
• Meticulous attention to detail and excellent report writing skills;
• Strong project management skills;
• Excellent presentation and communications skills;
• Experience in renewable energy;
• Good analytical skills and IT competency;
• Highly motivated and ambitious in fast paced working environment;
• Mult-task different projects and work activities;
• Work well with others internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities; 

• Write and lead on planning applications/EIA;
• Project manage multi-disciplinary teams of professionals;
• Effective client liaison at all stages of projects;
• Undertaking background research, desk studies, site visits and preparing planning and environmental assessments and reports;
• Working collaboratively with clients, colleagues and external consultants;
• Ability to analyse planning policy and make recommendations to clients and colleagues;
• Liaising with Planning Authorities and other statutory bodies;
• Attendance at meetings with clients, project teams and other stakeholders.

How to Apply 

An excellent package will be put in place for the successful candidate. If you’re interested in this role, please forward an up-to-date CV and cover letter to -

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