Senior/ Infrastructure Planner

Job Title: Senior/ Infrastructure Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH26195
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Exciting opportunity for ambitious Town Planner / Senior Planner - Infrastructure Planning

About the role

Our client are currently have an opening for a planner /senior planner to join our busy Infrastructure Planning team in our London office. You will be engaged as professional planning practitioner based within a busy planning team working on a variety of infrastructure planning projects. Taking forward planning applications, planning appraisals, monitoring and development plan advice. Assisting with day-to-day responsibilities for running projects under the direction of a Director. Capable of taking responsibility for conduct of projects; liaison with clients and local planning authorities; third parties; other consultants and other planning stakeholders.

Working across a portfolio of Infrastructure projects, including transport, energy and community infrastructure, as well the opportunity to become involved in the Development Consent Order process for major projects.


  • Day to day running of planning projects under direction of a Director.
  • Client liaison and representation in client meetings and external meetings with local planning authorities and other stakeholders. Liaison with the public in connection with projects and consultation events.
  • Responsible for a varied planning caseload including planning applications, planning appraisals, monitoring and strategic planning advice under the direction of a Director
  • Provision of support to senior staff and assistance with developing strategy advice on a range of projects.
  • Management of time and workload under direction of Director.
  • Continuing professional development relating directly to projects and development of wider planning knowledge commensurate with role and experience.
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge and securing a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of planning law.

Qualifications and Essential Skills:

  • Full membership of Royal Town Planning Institute.
  • Educated to degree level (alternative first degree to planning often an advantage) with appropriate professional qualification.
  • Excellent and focussed report writing skills. Ability to develop arguments and to identify key concepts and contribute to strategy development.
  • Ability to think laterally and strategically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills and full appreciation of the commercial context of working in a busy consultancy.
  • Professional attitude and dedication to career.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually.
  • Ability to express arguments succinctly and effectively directly and in writing.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to develop a career in a private sector planning consultancy.
  • Experience of infrastructure planning and/or the DCO application process an advantage.

What's in it for you?

Our client are offering training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 25 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.


Please contact Mark on 01202 888986