Senior Town Planner (Highways & Infrastructure) - Manchester

Senior Town Planner (Highways & Infrastructure) - Manchester

Job Title: Senior Town Planner (Highways & Infrastructure) - Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894312_1516114539
Contact Name: Ashley Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2018 14:55

Job Description

Senior Town Planner (Highways & Infrastructure) - Manchester

Global Leading Civil Engineering & Infrastructure organisation are currently looking to hire an experienced and qualified Senior Town Planner to join their prestigious, high-profile fast growing Planning Services team based in Manchester.

The successful candidate must have experience and understanding of a Heavy Civil Engineering environment, preferably working on major highways and/or rail projects.

(Full Job Specification can be provided upon request)

Responsibilities will include:

*Resolving design and development issues.
*Preparing work specification and proposals.
*Review of planning deliverables, including high level options appraisals, preparing and reviewing planning applications documents/ development consent orders, and providing planning policy advice.
*Preparing and Project managing planning applications to identify health and safety hazards of specific projects and providing advice yours and that of those around you.
*Delivering a range of projects including possibly project managing other disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
*Monitoring financials of various projects including progress reporting and other project management tasks.
*Assisting other work opportunities provided to the Planning team through building strong relationships with the existing internal and external client base.

Knowledge, Experience and qualifications required:

*Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI).
*Previous development planning experience in public or private sectors.
*Degree in relevant planning (RTPI accredited) or related degree.
*Project management of town planning and related environmental assessments as part of TCPA or DCO applications
*Knowledge of town planning issues and the process involved in town planning with regard to major infrastructure projects;
*Technical experience in planning policy, planning applications and related areas including EIA


*Senior Town Planner (Highways & Infrastructure) - Manchester
*North West - Manchester
*Competitive Salary Package + benefits package

Key Skills: MRTPI, TCPA, Planning, Civil Engineering, Highways or Major Infrastructure.

This is an excellent opportunity responsible for supporting best practice within this strong Planning department with the chance to develop within a global organisation, the opportunity offers a competitive salary and excellent company benefits.

If you have the correct qualifications and experience for this role please apply below and I will contact you directly to discuss this position in more detail. Alternatively please contact Ashley Smith on 01202 204088 or

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.