AECOM Senior Planner in Manchester, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Senior Planner

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester


Job Summary

The AECOM Planning team, covering the north of England and Wales is based in Manchester and Leeds.

The team has a broad range of clients and high profile commissions, and we are active across a wide breadth of planning-related discipline areas. We are looking to recruit three experienced individuals across the two offices who specialise in development management, planning policy and/or Sustainability Appraisal/Strategic Sustainability Assessment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Anticipate and respond to client needs and market sectors

  • Preparation of proposals

  • Act as Project Manager to determine team members, provide team briefing and manage commissions to appropriate level of quality, budget and programme

  • Prepare client reports and review work of more junior members of staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong experience of working within a team-based culture

  • Strong experience of planning policy development, community regeneration, development management and/or SA/SEA preparation

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Willing to get involved in SA/SEA and neighbourhood planning; and ideally, some existing experience in these fields

  • Understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of planning

  • Strong experience of either consultancy or local authority, and preferably, experience of both

  • Strong experience of Development Consent Orders, process and submission

  • Strong experience of community and stakeholder consultation exercises

  • Experience of working for either/or both local authority and consultancy

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will be Degree qualified in a relevant discipline

  • You will a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, MRTPI

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163516BR