Planner - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract


Ireland - Dublin, Dublin

Job Summary

The AECOM team requires an experienced planner for an initial period of 9 months in lieu of filling a vacant post in a client’s office.

The role will include involvement in various planning areas as set out below:

Development Management:

The co-ordination and management of responses to statutory development management applications and consultations, and when necessary appeals to An Bord Pleanála.

Policy Formulation and Support:

Planning, land use and transportation issues both internal and external related to; strategic planning.

Forward Planning:

The preparation of submissions in response to relevant forward planning policies and documentation produced by regional and local authorities.

Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Understanding of the strategic function of the national roads network and light rail network and of strategies for its improvement.

  • Post graduate experience in evaluating proposals within the land use planning and development process.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Irish planning policy and legislation.

  • Familiarity with evaluating principles of traffic and transport assessments associated with development proposals.

  • Excellent analytical, writing and communications skills

  • Proficient computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite essential.

  • Fluency in GIS, drawing, project management programmes an advantage.

  • Familiarity with the culture and organisation of local authorities.

  • Proven leadership skills and effective relationship management ability.

  • Valid Driving Licence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recognised Degree or 3rd level professional qualification (HETAC Level 8 or equivalent) in Land Use Planning (RTPI or IPI accredited)

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.

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 Engineering - Transportation / Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213349BR

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.