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Project Planner

  • Salary

  • Education level

    Bachelors Degree

We have a great opportunity for a Project Planner with minimum of 3 years post-graduate planning experience. You can be based in Dublin or Galway, with the option to work from home also. The successful candidate will be working on projects in the commercial development, residential, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors, and it is essential that prospective candidates have relevant and recent experience in these sectors.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Have a qualification in Town Planning (IPI or RTPI Accredited)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience – working ideally in planning consultancy or similar.
  • Have excellent report writing skills.
  • Lead on medium to large scale planning projects from inception to completion.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.
  • Work as part of the Planning team to deliver project requirements.
  • Commercial awareness.

Have excellent working knowledge of the Irish planning system, and the interaction of relevant planning and environmental legislation, both national and European.  Candidates with relevant UK experience will also be considered for the role.


  • Lead planner on planning projects of a medium and large scale
  • Leading on providing inputs on planning projects from inception to completion including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members;
  • Drafting and review of planning reports and documentation to a very high standard.
  • Project manage projects including budget, stakeholders, outputs and design team members.
  • Primary contact for client or client representatives to progress projects effectively;
  • Mentoring of Junior members of staff.
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies, field visits and preparing planning assessments, reports and project planning inputs;
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in planning projects;
  • Delivering fit for purpose project outputs within set deadlines;

Prospective candidates will be expected to have excellent report writing skills, be well organised with meticulous attention to detail while also being able to manage a varied and full workload. The candidate should thrive in a busy work environment and on delivering to required project deadlines.