AECOM Principal Town Planner in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, York
Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others.
Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products.
Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant as to a technical specialty, a type of facility, industry, equipment or program function.
Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws.
Oversees specialized planning functions, such as large-scale new development proposals and environmental studies.
Provides overall management of IE-related planning issues.
Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters.
Advises various councils, boards, commissions and elected officials in planning related issues
Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities.
Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.
The management and successful delivery of major infrastructure projects, including leadership of major projects through the consenting process (including Planning Act 2008 and the Transport and Works Act 1992).
The management and successful delivery of planning applications under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, including coordinating multi-disciplinary teams across various project types.
Contributing to the management and development of the Environment and Planning business, including generating opportunities and winning new business.
Providing planning advice to colleagues and clients including the application of permitted development rights.
Monitoring and managing project budgets and programmes.
Experience of promoting development under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.
Relevant environmental planning experience, including consenting infrastructure projects, preferably within the private sector.
Commercial awareness and the confidence, ability and experience to provide clear, authoritative advice.
Able to work on own initiative and under pressure.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.
Sound knowledge of UK planning policy and legislation and a working knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment legislation.
Client focused with good interpersonal skills and collaborative working approach with a high level of commitment to quality.
Full current driving licence
The Development Consent Order regime under the Planning Act 2008.
The Transport and Works Act 1992 consenting regime.
Working as part of collaborative multi-disciplinary teams on highways and rail infrastructure projects.
Identifying, evaluating and managing planning risk.
Identifying and evaluating alternatives.
Management of Environmental Impact Assessment.
Preparation of successful commercial tenders.
Project management (technical and commercial).
- Full Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or an equivalent professional town planning organisation.
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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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 Planning
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 217735BR
Additional Locations UK - Leeds
Clearance Required 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.