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Senior Planning Consultant (IPI/RTPI), Dublin, Ireland

Office Location: Dublin

Salary: Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package

Discipline team: Planning


Job Description

SLR has a large and successful planning and EIA team that works across all business areas, throughout Ireland and the UK. Due to continued commercial success SLR is looking to appoint a Planner at Senior grade to join its busy team in Dublin, to assist with planning / masterplanning / EIA projects across a wide range of sectors.

We strive to ensure that opportunities both for new starters and for existing staff are open to all, and we have family friendly policies aimed at helping staff balance the needs of professional and family life. These include remote working facilities, as well as the potential for part time, job share and other flexible working arrangements.

Along with a competitive basic salary, the successful candidate will receive a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days annual leave (excluding public holidays); flexible working arrangements; private health cover; death-in-service cover; professional membership subscription; and pension.


The successful candidate will work within SLR’s planning, masterplanning and EIA teams and will be expected to contribute to a broad range of development projects, including residential, tourism, waste, minerals and renewable energy cases as well as more general development.

Reporting directly to Principal / Technical Director staff within their office location, the opportunity will exist to gain a wide area of planning and environmental assessment experience.

The role will include regular contact with clients and planning / regulatory authorities as well as collaboration with SLR colleagues.

The role will also include occasional short term travel to client sites, both within Ireland and further afield.

Good communication, report writing, and time management skills are essential along with an appetite for new challenges on broad and varied case load.


Suitable candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• Degree in Town Planning and appropriate level membership (or working towards Chartership) of a relevant professional body (RTPI/IPI)
• Good technical knowledge and understanding of the Planning system in Ireland
• Project management experience, along with strong report writing, presentation, administration and communication abilities
• GIS/CAD mapping skills would be useful but not essential
• Full driving license


CLOSING DATE: 30th September 2019

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

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