Town Planner - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2301-31860

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Town Planner with 5+ years experience working in consultancy?

Would you have an interest in roles based in Dublin & Cork?

If interested, please send your CV to or call Niamh on 019696681.

Town Planners - Ireland

Job Description

Our clients is a Town Planning and Architecture consultancy offering planning, development and design advice to a range of clients from offices based in Dublin, Cork and Galway offices

The company is seeking to recruit a Town Planner to join its Planning team, with options in Dublin & Cork, to meet an increasing and varied workload of EIAR, site appraisal and development management based projects nationwide. The successful candidates will be working on projects in the commercial development, residential and infrastructure sectors, and it is essential that candidates have relevant and recent experience in these sectors and an excellent understanding of planning and development law.

The successful candidate will be a key part of the planning team in managing and scheduling workload and projects.

Present the practice to clients and potential clients.

Work as part of the Planning team to deliver project requirements.

Manage medium to large scale planning projects from inception to completion.

Have an excellent working knowledge of the Irish planning system, and the interaction of relevant planning and environmental legislation, both national and European.

Have an excellent working knowledge of associated environmental issues, such as AA, EIA / EIAR.

Project management of planning projects from inception to completion including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members

Undertaking background research, desk studies, field visits and preparing planning assessments, reports and project planning inputs

Efficiently managing interactions with project team members and sub-consultants

Liaising with client representatives to progress projects effectively

Finding solutions to planning challenges on projects

Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in environmental and planning projects

Delivering fit for purpose project outputs within set deadlines

Reporting (prepare and/or compile information for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for Planning Directors i.e. job proposals issued, current projects, upcoming deadlines, etc.)


Degree or equivalent in Urban Planning/Landscape Architecture, MILI or equivalent

5+ year’s experience post-graduate planning experience, ideally within a consultancy environment.

Excellent report writing skills, be well organised with meticulous attention to detail while also being able to manage a varied and full workload.


Salary €50k - €60k based experience, negotiable for the right candidates.

Attractive benefits package


Niamh Neary is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Town Planner interested in roles based in Dublin, you can contact Niamh by e-mail at or phone 019696681 for a confidential chat.

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