Our plans for rail in Britain are far-reaching and ambitious. To deliver our vision of a better railway for a better Britain, we need talented and passionate people who will embrace our innovative way of working – across all disciplines.
Planning and Land Services is a team within Property. Property is at the heart of delivering Network Rail’s ambitions for the railway, with our portfolio covering workplaces, town planning, land strategy and driving commercial income from retail, commercial estate and developments in conjunction with commercial partners.
You will undertake the provision of Town Planning advice and services within Network Rail and to external clients and stakeholders to a high professional standard.
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant town planning qualification, training towards or already MRTPI or MRICS qualified, have strong communication skills both written and verbal, practical town planning experience including dealing with members of the public, strong presentation skills, full driving licence, a commercial accruement and will be a positive and proactive team player. A good understanding of English planning system is essential as well as Heritage legislation.
There is rarely a typical day with a varied and interesting caseload supporting both operational railway issues, commercial Property schemes as well as responding to planning consultations for third party development or representations to planning policy documents.
There are numerous exciting operational and commercial projects currently being developed in the South East, including the completion of the Crossrail project, HS2, Station Developments and the delivery of Network Rail’s significant Housing Targets and commercial development projects.
Network Rail is committed to the wellbeing of its employees. In addition to rewarding careers, we offer excellent benefits, are sensitive to work-life balance and encourage volunteer days.
We welcome applications from all.
Please apply by visiting our website https://www.networkrail.co.uk/careers/ quoting:
Town Planner (Permanent) – Reference: IRC2141076
Closing date: 22nd February 2019