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Senior Town Planner Newcastle upon Tyne


Stantec Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

1 month ago

Redefine your personal best.

Stantec’s Environmental Service team is working closely with our clients to develop innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions to their needs by applying genuinely new ways of working. We are looking for driven individuals who think differently and love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of like-minded colleagues working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.

Currently, we are seeking a Senior Town Planner to join us in any of our UK offices. We are excited by the recent growth and diversification of our projects, and this is a good opportunity to join an ambitious team that will provide you with plenty of scope for career progression in the coming years.

You will be responsible for delivery in respect of planning requirements for a range of projects, primarily for water industry clients through some of our key frameworks. You will act as Town Planning Lead for... the projects you work on, with support from the wider team. Work will include advising clients on planning requirements, strategies, and timescales; preparation and submission of applications for planning permission and listed building consent; EIA Screening Request submissions; and a range of other planning-related tasks, including liaison with internal multi-disciplinary project teams and external specialist sub-consultants.

About You

Ideally, you will be a chartered Town Planner or working towards chartership and hold a relevant Environmental or Town Planning degree. You will hold demonstrable experience as an Environmental / Town Planner. You will have knowledge and experience of legislation under the Town & Country Planning regime, particularly that relevant to the water industry or wider infrastructure projects. You will have knowledge and experience of liaison with local planning authorities, as well as statutory and non-statutory consultees.

Most importantly, you’ll embody our values and ethos of client focus and service excellence.

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 25,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle. We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So, while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process, then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team
Newcastle upon Tyne UK

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