Senior Executive Planner

Hughes Planning and Development Consultants, one of Ireland’s leading planning consultancies, is looking for a Senior Executive Town Planner to join our innovative team. HPDC is based on Merrion Square and provides a wide variety of commissions for both public and private sector clients throughout Ireland and the UK. The successful candidate will have a passion for planning and an eagerness to showcase and develop their skills.

The Ideal Candidate:

• Possess an excellent understanding of the Irish planning process;
• Excellent professional writing skills;
• Ability to present reasoned advice in formal and informal environments;
• Experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications;
• Excellent analytical and IT skills;
• A creative and original mind set to come up with solutions to satisfy all stakeholders;
• Ability to assist in managing a team;
• Excellent communication and presentation skills;
• An approved Degree/Masters qualification in Town Planning;
• 4+ years Town Planning experience.


• Project manage and coordination of projects;
• Consultation and liaison with statutory and non-statutory bodies, local authorities, government agencies and An Bord Pleanála;
• Site visits/assessments in preparation of retail impact assessments;
• Support management on a range of projects;
• Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues;
• Writing reports and making recommendations;
• Provide excellent planning advice to clients;
• Ensure compliance with planning regulations;
• Strong project management skills to manage projects from inception to completion,
• Work on a variety of aspects of the planning process from planning appraisals, planning applications, strategic housing developments, appeals, etc.

We offer a competitive salary, hybrid working, pension, health insurance, central location and opportunity to expand your experience and professional development in a supportive environment.

Please forward your CV to