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Senior Urban Designer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£43 - £45 p/h
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Planning, Regeneration, Urban Design
Officer, Planner
Local Authority
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Job Details

The main purpose of the role is to advise the planning authority on design and architectural aspects of third party applicant's proposals, taking part in negotiations at all stages of the planning process. We are looking for someone with experience delivering projects from concept through to completion, with a particular emphasis at detailed design stages (RIBA Stage 3 and 4). This position would suit an individual with a keen interest in new, mixed use, high quality urban neighbourhoods and experience in architecture, urban design or construction.
You may be required to provide contributions to other pieces of work involved in securing design quality through the planning process therefore experience researching, writing or preparing design guidance such as planning policy, urban design frameworks or strategies would also be welcomed.
Who we are looking for:
The successful candidate will have the following lived / work experience:
* Demonstrable practical experience of successfully implementing and managing multiple, complex design projects through their complete lifecycle i.e. RIBA Stages 0-7; with a particular emphasis on experience at RIBA Stages 3 and 4.
* Professional, relevant experience of architecture and urban design
* Relevant lived/work experience of working with diverse communities like those we serve in east London and an understanding of the ways in which they are excluded from the built environment
* An understanding (through lived/work experience) of how inclusive buildings and places can be created to aid community cohesion.
* Professional experience of both architecture and urban design and a strong knowledge of master planning, housing and public realm, drawing on draw on lived experience as well as professional.

this role will be a hybrid position with half the time in the office and half the time from home.


Matchtech is a leading global technical and engineering recruitment specialist, with over 30 years’ experience in successfully matching job-seekers with hiring employers across a range of industries. 

Our Town Planning team has over 20 years’ experience recruiting to the sector. Our specialist, dedicated consultants are perfectly placed to support our candidates in finding them the right position and to help our clients source the best people for their organisation. We take pride in delivering the highest levels of service and appreciate the importance of understanding the needs of our candidates and clients.

We are passionate about quality and work to the most rigorous standards in the recruitment industry. Our goal is to always exceed the expectations of our customers by providing the best delivery and the highest quality service possible.

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01489 898989
1450 Parkway,
Solent Business Park,
PO15 7AF
United Kingdom
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