• Senior Town Planner Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

Senior Town Planner - ( BIA0004SI )


Jacobs employ some of the UKs most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK

We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors It is a leading service provider in planning and environmental consultancy and advice, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance, across the UK and internationally

Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for two Senior Town Planners to be based within our Manchester and Leeds team The successful individuals will support a range of projects for clients in major public and private sector organisations and will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities

Jacobs provides one of the largest and most technically diverse capabilities in the planning and environmental sector Our work of providing Planning services is of critical importance to our clients, local communities and industry, ensuring that major projects can proceed to successful planning outcomes, whilst utilising best practice and creative approaches to problem solving Our Planning discipline currently comprises more than 20 Town Planners based in key strategic locations across the UK, providing technical support to a wide range of development projects especially large infrastructure and public building schemes This team continues to grow in line with increases in workload

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and were looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there

Responsibilities include

Working as part of the planning team to deliver a range of planning projects This will include working alongside and potentially project managing other disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Writing and reviewing planning deliverables to a very high standard This includes high level options appraisals, preparing and reviewing documents for planning applications or development consent orders, and planning policy preparation and advice
Project managing and co-ordinating the preparation of planning applications identifying potential health and safety hazards of specific projects and demonstrating a commitment to your own safety and that of those around you
Helping with or leading on the preparation of work proposals and work specifications
Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues
Supporting additional work opportunities to the Planning team through building strong relationships with our existing internal and external client base;;
Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
Where appropriate, responsibility for the financial monitoring of projects, document control, progress reporting and other project management tasks



A good degree qualification in a relevant planning (RTPI accredited) or related degree
Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI)
Recent development management or development planning experience in public or private sectors
Project management of town planning and related environmental assessments as part of TCPA or DCO applications
An excellent understanding of current town planning issues and the town planning process especially with regard to major development schemes and infrastructure projects;
Strong technical ability preferably with experience in planning policy, planning applications and related areas including EIA and other Impact Assessments
Excellent written and oral communication
Strong organisational and numerical skills
Strong team working capabilities
Strong attention to detail and an ability to apply knowledge to practical situations
A focus on results and project delivery
Commercial focus


Experience of working on development or infrastructure projects
Some EIA experience and/or some DCO experience
The candidate should be willing to work out of other JACOBS offices in the UK as required
Have the flexibility to work in other disciplines related to planning, in particular an interest or experience of working in one or more of the following Strategic Environmental Assessment, public consultation, socio-economic assessment or master planning

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that youll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs

Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking reduced hours contracts Consideration will be given to each application on a case by case basis

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Leeds

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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