Associate Environmental Planner


£55,000 - £70,000


Full TimePermanent





About the Company

Looking for an opportunity to join this supportive team environment within the UK’s leading independent and integrated Planning and Design consultancy to work on a diverse range of projects and enjoy outstanding professional development?

Operating from regional offices across the UK they are forging ahead on their terrific reputation. The Environmental Planning teams have sustained accelerated growth across the following sectors and continue to do so on multi-discipline projects.
- Infrastructure + Energy
- New Sustainable Communities + Mixed Use
- Urban, Industrial + Leisure Regeneration

The Environmental Planning team comprises specialists in planning, assessment and consenting of large-scale projects by providing planning advice, EIA strategies and process management. They are leading climate change, health and wellbeing strategies for new sustainable settlements alongside energy generating projects.

Our client ensure they have great support and opportunities for professional development across their teams.

About the Role

Are you an experienced environmental planning professional with considerable expertise in managing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)? A keen enthusiasm for climate change and sustainability is desirable to lead your new team forward.

As an experienced operator in team / line / project management, this opening is for a talented, business minded and fervent individual who can demonstrate a high level of knowledge and understanding of the following:
Town & Country Planning regime
Development Consent Order (DCO)
Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs)
Planning Act 2008,
Developments of National Significance (DNS) in Wales
s36 Electricity Act projects in Scotland. [advantageous]
Health Impact Assessment [advantageous]
Equalities Impact Assessment [advantageous]
Sustainability Appraisal [advantageous]

The successful candidate will develop and deliver new opportunities building on their network and inherent personable skillset for collaborative working. Accustomed to handling multiple workstreams and delivering high calibre work that you can be proud of. An astute efficient commercially savvy planner who will be integral to the success of the team management and ongoing advancement of the wider team members.

About You

Our client encourages and rewards initiative there are genuine career opportunities with them. There is the potential for further progression within this role particularly when a high level of performance and entrepreneurial drive is demonstrated by :

- Abilities to plan, run and implement planning projects with a keen eye for detail throughout by managing and co-ordinating applications for a range of developments and sectors.
- Communicate effectively on all ‘channels’, verbal, aural and high quality written strategy and technical chapters / documents, letters and reports for all stages of the planning process.
- Provide a consistent quality and timely service to clients. You are keen to actively contribute to marketing initiatives and have the ability to spot opportunities and engage in business development activity and networking.
- Review other technical documents for planning alignment, quality and robustness.
Be MRTPI qualified and/or a Chartered Environmentalist, full Member of IEMA and/or - Registered EIA Practitioner qualified.
- Be willing to travel within UK to support their national offices (as required) and hold a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Sound good to you? Get in touch with Zoe on 07963572925 or to find out more on this role and the consultancy.


Zoe Green
+44(0)7963 572925

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