Senior Urban Design Consultant

Place Services - Part of Essex County Council
Chelmsford, Essex (hybrid home/office working)
Up to £44,098.00 per annum - Permanent, Full-Time

Place Services is the leading public sector provider of environmental assessment, planning, design and management services. Our combination of specialist skills and experience means that we are uniquely qualified to help public organisations meet the requirements of the planning process, create practical design solutions, and deliver environmental stewardship.

Based within Essex County Council, Place Services is a local authority traded service, which provides a wide range of specialist environmental services, (including landscape, urban Design and planning) to a growing number of planning authorities, and other public sector clients, throughout the UK.

Place Services is growing to meet the demand for our services, and we are currently recruiting for a Senior Urban Designer to join our multi-disciplinary consultancy team. This role is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Urban Designer who wants to be part of a growing team of high performing professionals working within the public sector on a diverse range of exciting projects.

The successful candidate will join our team of Urban Designers, advising on sensitive and complex urban design matters, including providing development management and policy advice to local authorities, acting as project lead on evaluation and delivery of masterplans, design guides and codes, advising on our design review panel, preparing design briefs, and undertaking complex specialist tasks as part of multi-disciplinary projects.

Candidates should be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (relevant disciplines could include Urban Design, Landscape Architecture, Town Planning and Architecture-based degree) and have relevant demonstrable professional experience.

For an informal discussion about the position please call Peter Dawson on 03330136861 or 07748623787.

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Closing Date
Monday 4 December 2023