Company: Jacobs
Skills: Civil Engineering, Civil Construction
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Wokingham, England, United Kingdom

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Our People & Places Solutionsbusiness - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole . From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Jacobs is creating an enviable reputation in England 's infrastructure consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with Highways England, National Grid, Anglian Water, and Local Authorities. We are looking for talented people to join us our Town Planning team to continue our focus on building relationships and delighting our clients (90% of our business is repeat business). In return we have opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

Over the coming months, we will have upcoming specialist positions for you to consider . We are specifically looking to speak to Town Planning professionals at varying levels who have the following experience :

  • Securing Development Consent Orders through the Planning Act 2008
  • Securing planning consent through the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Supporting Planning Policy formulation.
  • Supporting the delivery of infrastructure projects through the discharge of requirements and planning conditions and monitoring development for compliance.


Complex infrastructure schemes require a multi-disciplinary approach, with Town Planners playing a pivotal role in the delivery of consenting for the overall scheme s . As such, you will be a key participant in the team who will assist in the delivery of projects and project deliverables focusing on technical delivery including providing planning advice on policy development and consentability , policy compliance checks, preparation of planning consent submissions, supporting decision makers , providing expert witness input to public examinations and inquiries, guiding the delivery of projects to ensure compliance .

You will be required to regularly interface with other disciplines, such as the environmental assessment specialists , stakeholder engagement, engineers and designers. You will have strong communications and presentation skills, the ability to write for technical and non-technical audiences, and you will be enthusiastic about the role town planning plays in the development, consenting and delivery of successful infrastructure projects.


Wherever you are based, we understand that pursuing a new opportunity is a big decision, so we're not asking for a commitment right now. Instead, why not simply register to start a discussion and see where it goes?

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.