United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, York
We are looking for a Senior Town Planner to join our growing team of infrastructure town planning consultants in the North of England (offices in Leeds and York). As a Senior in our team, you will have the opportunity to work on feasibility work through to delivery of major infrastructure consents across a range of sectors. The work will include assisting in the preparation of Development Consent Orders, Transport and Works Act Orders and planning applications, undertaking site visits, report writing and working collaboratively across our network of offices with architects, engineers, environmental specialists, economists and other related professionals to develop award winning integrated infrastructure projects.
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.
Supporting the management and successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, 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.
Providing planning advice to colleagues and clients including the application of permitted development rights.
Monitoring and managing project budgets and programmes.
Liaising with the Environmental Impact Assessment team.
Contribution to the preparation of successful commercial tenders.
Assisting with project management and implementing quality and health and safety principles.
Carrying out planning research and analysis and assist with the identification of planning risk.
Participating in internal and external meetings.
Experience of promoting development under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.
Relevant environmental planning experience, preferably within the private sector.
Commercial awareness and the ability to write clearly and concisely.
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 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 EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
The Development Consent Order regime under the Planning Act 2008.
The Transport and Works Act 1992 consenting regime.
Working in collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams on highways or rail infrastructure projects.
Identifying, evaluating and managing planning risk.
Identifying and evaluating alternatives.
Management of Environmental Impact Assessment.
Preparation of successful commercial tenders.
Note – this role will not suit candidates who have a preference for master-planning / urban design or architecture.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Planning
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 218100BR
Additional Locations UK - Leeds
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.