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Principal Town Planner

RPS have over 100 chartered Town Planners and have been a leading one of the leading Town Planning practices for over 20 years. Providing up to date advice and innovative approaches to obtaining Local Plan allocations, planning permission and other consents for all types of development.

RPS Town planning team successfully deliver planning applications and permissions for some of the UK’s most important strategic development sites and infrastructure projects. RPS planners regularly work with the country’s other leading organisations in the development of property and infrastructure and we also provide integrated services drawing on other planning, environmental and design services offered by RPS.

Due to continued growth RPS Environmental Planning team are seeking to recruit into the Edinburgh office, with roles on offer from Senior through to Associate Planner

This role will see you taking responsibility for the management and delivery of planning applications and EIAs. Working alongside our other environmental and multi-disciplinary technical specialists, you will be responsible for managing projects to a high standard within client’s timescales and budgets.

Dependent on your level of appointment, you will be expected contribute to business development activities across a range of sectors and will be responsible for assisting with the development of new opportunities, as well as enhancing existing client relationships.

You will have experience in planning application and EIA’s within the energy sector (although experience in other sectors would also be advantageous). Have held a role prior that has seen you project manage and co-ordinate planning applications and EIAs, as well as a strong professional knowledge of planning and environmental policy, legislation and best practice. Hold an appropriate planning or environmental degree, preferably at Masters level, as well as membership of a relevant professional institution (i.e. RTPI).

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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