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Principal Consultant Town Planner

Principal Consultant Town Planner

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting a Principal Town Planner, due to our continued success working on major development projects across the country. The Principal Town Planner will join our award winning planning and design team in London. Our team works throughout the UK with major land owners, house builders and developers, Government departments and agencies, local authorities, infrastructure providers, utility and energy companies. Our projects are often high profile and at the leading edge of professional practice.


Key Responsibilities
You will be responsible for managing multi-disciplinary technical teams, co-ordinating the submission of major planning applications for a variety of schemes, and advising on the promotion of strategic land. You will have the opportunity to win your own business and will play an important part in the growth of our team.


Skills / Qualifications

  • You will be qualified to degree level in Town Planning and will be a full member of the RTPI.
  • You will ideally have experience within a private consultancy environment within the UK
  • You will be confident and persuasive with excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • You will have the ambition and ability to develop new client relationships and assist with the management of existing key clients.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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