Having enjoyed fantastic, continued growth, expansion and diversification, SLR currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced IPI/RTPI Planner at Associate Consultant level. You will play a vital role in developing our already established portfolio and help to grow SLR’s built environment planning capabilities, with a focus on the Built Environment sector and renewable energy. Critically this will offer the opportunity to work on projects throughout Ireland and the UK

About the role

Working within the Planning Team, you’ll have the opportunity to support and to drive the company’s Built Environment and renewable energy offering forward. With a comprehensive understanding of the relevant planning and environmental legislation, you’ll provide advice on the day-to-day challenges our clients face, strengthening relationships and playing a key role in evolving the wider planning team by developing junior planning staff. Your excellent track record of project management will be essential, as the SLR culture encourages and enables the delivery of an integrated offer to clients. Given that SLR operates across multiple sectors, there will also be opportunities to collaborate and work in other sectors.

About us

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 2500+ staff across 6 regions – including over 1000 staff across Europe. SLR’s ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development. Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

About you

With extensive and demonstrable Planning experience focusing on the Built Environment and the renewable energy sectors, you will have excellent knowledge of Irish planning legislation along with the aspiration and established network to develop new business, with the support of senior colleagues and the wider organisation. Additional requirements include:

Team management experience and a track record of project delivery expertise
An appetite for promoting the SLR brand and attending real estate events to deliver this
Full IPI or RTPI membership
Full drivers licence
Experience of leading multidisciplinary projects and coordinating and preparing EIARs
Team management/ mentoring, project management/ delivery experience.
You’ll need highly effective communication and strong negotiation skills, interacting with and influencing colleagues, client’s and regulatory authorities.

To apply

If you are interested in this opportunity we’d love to hear from you, so click apply or you can submit your application at: www.slrconsulting.com/careers

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow.

Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.