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Planning Director / Environmental Planning Director London

£70,000 to £90,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting one of the top 10 fastest-growing planning firms in the UK with the appointment of a Director of Planning / Environmental Planning to cover the major infrastructure sector. Our client has created a Major Infrastructure and Environmental Planning Team to capitalise on their involvement in the current 'big ticket' infrastructure development sectors in the UK. The teamwork on securing planning and consents for major projects that relate to this with a current focus on renewable energy. They are also involved in a range of other infrastructure sectors including waste, wastewater, highways and other linear development projects. The Environmental Planning team is a cross-sector, multi-disciplinary team delivering Environmental Planning consulting across the project life cycle. The company covers Town Planning and Consents and Environmental Impact Assessment and Management; Landscape and Visual Assessment; Arboriculture; Cultural Heritage; Archaeology, Ecology and Socio-Economics. The team is supporting the delivery of some of the largest solar and battery storage schemes in the UK, and they have a strong pipeline of opportunities across the energy and residential sectors. The team has a clear plan for growth over the next 5 years with the need for talented individuals to fill a number of roles focusing on the shift to Zero Carbon, Environmental Impact Assessment, and Sustainable Planning & Communities. The Role Individuals should have a strong track record of leading the environmental and consenting aspects of complex major projects, with a particular focus on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects. Projects span all consenting regimes, all sectors and all phases of the project life cycle from the needs case development through to construction. Successful candidates will have proven experience of EIA and delivering successful consenting strategies, winning significant work as well as driving excellent collaboration with design teams that deliver project success. These roles involve: Acting as Project Director delivering projects across multiple consenting regimes including Development Consent Orders. Supporting the growth of the Major Infrastructure and Environmental Planning Team. New business winning. Leading multi-disciplinary teams in winning and delivering work, and growing our technical capability. Creative commercial thinking to take opportunities to our clients. Why Apply? On top of a highly successful and growing national consultancy, you will also benefit from a generous remuneration and benefits package, and a flexible working environment. Interested? The Directors leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable senior level Planners asap so please express your interest below by clicking 'apply'. For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on (phone number removed) or
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  • Job Reference: 707251037-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Penguin Recruitment
    Penguin Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £70,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full benefits package
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent