Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Royal Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to our continued success working on major development projects across the country we are seeking a Consultant or Senior Consultant to join our planning team. We work throughout the UK with major land owners, Government departments and agencies, local authorities, infrastructure providers, utility and energy companies and house builders and developers. Our projects are often high profile and at the leading edge of professional practice.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest planning teams in the UK and to shape your future career within a leading international multi-disciplinary consultancy.

Key Responsibilities

At Consultant grade the position will be principally responsible for supporting colleagues on the preparation and submission of planning applications, making written representations to emerging local plans and related work in the promotion of strategic land for development. There will also be opportunities to work on infrastructure projects of national significance and to contribute to Environmental Statements, sustainability appraisals and stakeholder engagement activities. In addition to the above, the Senior Consultant role could also include for the winning of business, and the responsibility of managing colleagues and other consultants through the preparation of planning applications.

Skills / Qualifications

  • You will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Town Planning and will be a full member of the RTPI (or for the Consultant post, will be working towards this)
  • You will ideally have experience within a private consultancy environment within the UK
  • You will have an interest in and experience of strategic land promotion and residential land-use planning
  • You will be flexible, confident and persuasive with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You will have the ambition and ability to develop new client relationships and assist with the management of key clients
  • You will, ideally, have a full UK driver's licence

Wood offers a competitive salary and benefits package and provides support to staff in developing their careers through structured professional development.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

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 over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, 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.


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