Vacancy: Senior / Principal Planner – Stantec
Stantec are currently looking for a Senior or Principal Planner to join our growing Planning team in Scotland.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and ambitious business with offices in the heart of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Our multi-disciplinary teams work on a wide variety of local and national projects. We continue to widen the range of services we can offer to our clients and the wider community.
Clients include: Developers, housebuilders, local authorities, Scottish and UK Government agencies, private and public interests in the residential, energy, retail, commercial, industrial and distribution sectors; Universities, Colleges and others.
You will be involved in the team’s ongoing development, helping us to continue to provide market leading advice and services for them. You will have project development and management responsibility and will work with other members of the team to develop their skills. You will help us further develop our client relationships
We have an immediate and specific requirement due to a burgeoning workload in the following areas,
- Development management
- Environmental planning
- Strategic environmental assessment
- Strategic planning
This is a unique opportunity to work in a truly multi-disciplinary business and to help deliver our technical planning offer for our clients in the public and private sectors.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Project support through management, analysis and delivery; and delegation of appropriate tasks to junior staff
- Maintaining the technical excellence and quality of our planning services
- Mentoring junior staff and colleagues
- Maintaining and building positive client relationships to support the capture of new opportunities
You will have a relevant Degree in planning or a related subject and be a member of the RTPI (or equivalent). You’ll hold significant post-graduate experience in a planning and development environment, with strong understanding and experience of development and the planning system in Scotland in both the public and private sectors.
You’ll be highly conversant in development management, strategic planning and other aspects of planning including public and stakeholder consultation and will use your strong networking skills to support the winning of new opportunities for the business.
Stantec is a top tier global consultancy that have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for many years. We have consistently been at the forefront of planning, design and delivery of infrastructure in the UK.
With offices across the UK, Stantec has a strong reputation for its work with public and private sector clients on a diverse range of high-profile infrastructure and development projects.
Stantec UK has implemented its Pandemic Response Plan. The actions we are taking ensure we deliver on our core values as a business and maintain our commitment to the health and safety our people. As such all interviews will be undertaken via video conferencing until further UK government guidance is provided.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
Further details and application: Stantec website