Town Planner / Senior Planner

Anglo Technical Recruitment ( 99 jobs)

  • UK, Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow,
    or Wokingham
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 3
  • Industry: Environmental
  • Discipline: Project Planner
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree
  • Languages: English


Working as part of the Planning team to deliver a range of Planning and Environmental projects.

This will include working alongside and potentially project managing other disciplines as part of multi-disciplinary teams;

• Writing and reviewing planning deliverables to a very high standard. This includes high level options appraisals, preparing and reviewing documents for planning applications, and also planning policy preparation and advice;

• 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;

• Helping to bring additional work opportunities to the Planning team, particularly in the south of England and 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;

• Being based in the Reading (Winnersh) office, but having flexibility to travel to other offices particularly our London or Bristol offices, from time to time.


Essential skills / experience required

• A good degree qualification in a relevant Planning or related degree (accredited to the Royal Town Planning Institute);

• Existing member or working towards Chartered Membership of the RTPI;

• A good understanding of how Local Planning Authorities operate;

• A good understanding of current Planning issues and the Planning process especially with regard to major development schemes and infrastructure projects;

• Strong technical ability with experience in Planning policy, Planning application and related areas including Environmental Impact Assessments and other Impact Assessments;

• Excellent written and oral communication skills;

• 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.


• The candidate should be willing to work out of other Jacobs’ offices from time to time.

• Have the flexibility to work in other disciplines related to planning, in particular an interest in Strategic Environmental Assessment, EIA and Public Consultation

Anglo Technical Recruitment
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