Associate Director/Director Town Planning - Major Projects

Job Title: Associate Director/Director Town Planning - Major Projects
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England,
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00020619
Contact Name: Sarah Kerr
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Town Planner, Major Projects
Flexible Location - UK Wide

We are pleased to be working with one of the leading global multidisciplinary consultancy as they continue to grow their Planning offering within major infrastructure projects in the UK and abroad.

We are looking for an experienced Chartered Town Planner with current experience of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs), someone who is looking to further develop their career in this expanding market.

The ideal candidate should be providing currently either a supporting or leading role in the management of major projects and will be seeking to provide a similar role for our client with the intention of leading the consenting of such projects in the short to medium term

Our client is currently working with some of the UK's largest infrastructure providers, within the Transport, Energy, Water and Waste sectors; supporting them in a consenting, consultation, environmental and engineering capacity. This is consequently an excellent opportunity to develop a career in planning some of the UK's largest and most controversial projects.

Key Responsibilities

Working with a team of town planners you will have the opportunity to contribute to and to lead the delivery of major projects for private and public sector clients throughout the UK. You will have the opportunity to take a lead role in areas such as planning and energy policy, multi-disciplinary team management as well as associated services such as consultation. The major projects which we can be working on are high profile and at the leading edge of professional practice.

Location is flexible. With the appropriate support and guidance you will need to be able to represent the company at meetings, workshops and discussions with clients and other members of their wider consultancy teams. You will need to be confident in your own ability and be prepared to review and comment on the work of others.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Town Planning or a related discipline you will be a Principal planning consultant or equivalent with current experience in a consultancy environment
  • You will be a full member of the RTPI
  • You will have a number of years' experience working on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects or similar, either in a lead or support role
  • You will have strong report writing skills and experience of technically reviewing and challenging the work of other multi-disciplinary professionals
  • Experience in the preparation or management of EIA would be an advantage

Interested in the role of Town Planner, Major Projects?

Please get in touch with me as soon as possible to discuss the role of Major Projects Town Planner in more detail. I am available at any time to have an informal and very confidential chat:

Sarah Kerr - Planning & Built Environment Team Leader
01202 888 986; 07714 775 700

We recruit across all Town Planning, Surveying, Architecture and Design markets throughout the UK and Ireland. If this opportunity does not tick every box, I am confident our team is working on something that does - give us a call today to discuss all of your options.