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Stantec Senior Consultant | Major Infrastructure in Warrington, United Kingdom

Stantec is currently seeking a Senior Infrastructure Planner/Consultant with Major Infrastructure experience to join any of our UK offices. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a busy and ambitious group with a strong growing workload.

We are seeking a motivated individual who wants to become a key member of our team delivering some of the UK's largest and most ambitious projects. This role would suit an individual who is excited by a broad range of different activities and who is able to quickly adapt to manage work within any of the key aspects of Major Infrastructure Development. We can offer a great environment to work in, along with the flexibility of working from home which will help maintain a good work-life balance.

The Major Infrastructure team delivers a wider range of projects across all consenting regimes and sectors including a number of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects. Our projects include the Thames Tideway, M3 Junction 9 Improvement scheme, HS2, Riverside Energy Park, Water for Life Hampshire and offshore wind farms for clients and public authorities as well as working to represent local planning authorities affected by schemes such as Lower Thames Crossing.

Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading site selection and options appraisal studies to drive effective and robust decision-making.

  • Drafting and writing technical reports on a broad range of topics (environment, planning, land) to support our consent submissions

  • Managing and coordinating the delivery of reports and inputs from other technical specialists within the Stantec business and other organisations

  • The preparation of technical content for consultation events and responding to objections or comments from different public bodies, private organisations, and the local community

  • Checking and ensuring that our applications are compliant with relevant legislation and guidance

  • Assisting in the preparation of final submission documents for major infrastructure projects at different stages in the consenting process from inception through to completion

  • Responsibility for guiding and mentoring junior members of the team

  • Business development, involvement in bids and project proposals suggesting areas of new business within our Major Infrastructure strategy

  • Developing client relationships as well as your own personal network to deliver new opportunities

  • Leading and managing relationships with key stakeholders including Local Authorities and Statutory Environmental Bodies.

Consistently ranked as an industry leader for training and development (and recently shortlisted by IEMA for our development programme), we actively support and encourage your professional growth, enabling you to continually develop and realise your full potential. Stantec offers significant opportunity for career progression and personal development. Our people are our most important asset; creating a friendly and supportive environment where everyone can attain their personal career goals is our key aim.

About You

You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and collaborative individual with a town planning or environmental planning background with experience in the infrastructure sector.

You will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy. The ideal candidate will also have experience that covers a range of consenting regimes and ideally experience across a range of sectors. You will hold professional accreditations with a recognised institution, such as RTPI or IEMA.

Your passion and experience in delivering major infrastructure projects are most crucial to your success in this role. You will be ambitious, forward-thinking and have a desire to better your career.

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry-leading training, great projects and lots more!

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans