Environmental & Planning Consultants

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
11 Nov 2019
Function
Officer, Planner
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Wardell Armstrong is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy with 12 offices throughout the UK employing approximately 500 staff. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working together with clients, we deliver solutions to challenging problems in Property & Development, Infrastructure & Utilities and Mining & Minerals. 

Wardell Armstrong are pleased to be offering exciting Senior opportunities within the Planning and Environment teams in Stoke and Manchester, our projects are primarily infrastructure and utilities development, waste and energy, minerals and strategic housing projects.

Our Planners are involved in shaping and assessing the case for development projects, including determining planning strategies, preparing planning applications and appeals, site appraisals, development plan representations, planning project management, providing advice and guidance on planning and land use to a variety of clients. For this role we would ideally be seeking a Chartered Town Planner with a good Town Planning degree to be based from our Stoke office. 

Working closely with the Planners, the EIA Consultants are responsible for screening, scoping and coordination of Environmental Impact Assessments, working with internal and external specialists and environmental stakeholders. From our Manchester office you will be involved in the preparation and delivery of planning applications for a wide variety of infrastructure and development projects, in addition to assisting with financial monitoring of project/budget management. As the successful applicant, you will hold a degree in an environmental related discipline and ideally (although not essential) a second degree in Environmental Impact Assessment or Environmental Management. Plus possess good knowledge of the UK planning system and EIA Regulations.

Candidates must demonstrate a good level of technical competency, and quality of work, together with good analytical, communication, interpersonal, and writing skills. The roles will require working on a number of projects, so a proven ability to manage your own time and workload within tight timescales, and ability to problem solve is critical. You will have the opportunity to grow your experience and skills in working closely with other specialists and within a supportive team environment. 

We offer:

 

  • Membership of the Firm’s Group Personal Pension Plan, with Employer’s contribution of up to 5%;
  • Payment of relevant professional subscriptions;
  • 24 days annual leave per year;
  • Membership to the Firm’s Private Health Care Scheme currently provided by AVIVA;
  • Inclusion in the Firm’s Permanent Health Insurance Policy;
  • Inclusion in the Firm’s Life Assurance Policy given as 3 times annual salary;
  • Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage;
  • Flexitime Working Schedule;
  • Long service awards;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Travel Loans; and
  • Recruitment Bounty Scheme.

For further information on the Environmental & Planning vacancies please contact Janine.davies@wardell-armstrong.com or apply with your CV via our website to the following roles – Senior Town Planner (Stoke) and EIA Consultant (Manchester)

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