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AECOM Consultant Town Planner in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol

Job Summary

We are looking for a Consultant Town Planner to join our growing team of town planning consultants in the south west, with a preferred location of Bristol. As a Consultant in our team, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects including major infrastructure projects consented under the 2008 Planning Act and planning applications across a variety of sectors, under the Town and Country Planning Act.

You will assist with the preparation of Development Consent Orders and planning applications, undertake site visits, report writing and work collaboratively across our network of offices with architects, engineers, environmental specialists, economists and other related professionals to develop high quality projects.

We are looking for creative and highly motivated team players who would like the fantastic opportunity to further their career, gaining valuable experience to be part of exciting projects on a local and national level within an established consultancy. You will be joining a great team, you will have an interesting and diverse workload, have a say and play an active role in the growth of the planning team and will be given the opportunity to make the most of your abilities with support to enable you to achieve career ambitions.

Primary Job responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the management of planning application submissions for a variety of public sector and commercial clients.

  • Writing Planning Statements and Design and Access Statements for planning applications.

  • Supporting the lead in the management and successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, under the Planning Act 2008;

  • Working as part of collaborative teams on infrastructure and development projects and coordination of multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Liaising with the Environmental Impact Assessment team.

  • Contribution to the preparation of successful commercial tenders.

  • Assisting with project management and implementing quality and health and safety principles.

  • Carrying out planning research and analysis and assist with the identification of planning risk.

  • Participating in internal and external meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant town planning experience.

  • The ability to write clearly and concisely.

  • Able to work on own initiative with limited supervision.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.

  • Sound knowledge of UK planning policy and legislation and, preferably an understanding of Environmental Impact Assessment legislation.

  • Client focused with good interpersonal skills and collaborative working approach with a high level of commitment to quality.

  • Experience in the preparation and submission of planning applications preferably in relation to residential development.

  • Working in collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams on infrastructure and other major projects.

  • Identifying, evaluating and managing planning risk.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licentiate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or an equivalent professional town planning organization or working towards an accreditation.

  • Bachelors of Degree in Engineering filed 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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245421BR

Virtual: 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.