Senior Environmental Planner

Senior Environmental Planner Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Environmental Planner to join our team.


  • Understand and implement project management principles and fully appreciate the need to work within project budgets;
  • Assist in marketing activities related to SA/SEA services and proactively promote SA/SEA best practice and innovation across our business;
  • Keep up-to-date with SA/SEA and other relevant legislation, case law, policy and guidance;
  • Work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary and wider team;
  • Manage and mentor junior SA/SEA practitioners within the team;
  • Participate in team meetings, client briefs and other meetings as and when required;
  • Analyse both qualitative and quantitative data effectively and carry out desk-based studies and site visits as required.


  • Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction;
  • Appropriate professional membership with a recognised body;
  • A relevant post graduate qualification;
  • Previous experience of working in a consultancy or local authority planning department;
  • Experience in project management of SA/SEA and/ or Planning projects over a variety of project types;
  • Relevant degree;
  • Practical experience of SA/SEA, with planning policy experience being advantageous;
  • Good knowledge of the English and/ or Welsh planning system and SA/SEA, with an interest in local and neighbourhood plan making;
  • Excellent communication and networking skills;
  • A track-record of successful client management.