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Stantec Graduate Planner 2022 (Reading) in Reading, United Kingdom

Redefine your personal best

Have you ever thought about joining a Graduate Development Programme where you get to work in a diverse, welcoming, and fun environment, on amazing projects, whilst starting your journey to becoming professionally qualified?

We have a large and diverse graduate cohort, spread across all our offices in the UK. You will join our existing cohort of Engineers, Scientists, Project Managers, Data specialist, Environmentalist, Talent Acquisition & HR, Health Safety and Business Management to name a few. We have a structured 2 year graduate program that is catered to your specific discipline. You will learn on the job, work on some amazing projects and be mentored by some of our industries leading practitioners.

If this sounds like something that appeals to you, then look no further than Stantec, where we have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join our planning team in Reading.

The opportunity

You will work in a truly multi-disciplinary environment, giving access to a broad knowledge base with the support of experts across the business.

You will work closely with a range of clients, including blue-chip organisations, local authorities, property developers and investors.

As part of your graduate opportunity you will get involved in the follow;

  • Assist with planning policy reviews for medium and large scale and Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects in the residential, commercial and retail sectors.

  • Input into the preparation of planning applications and supporting documents

  • Provision of development planning support across PBA.

  • Input into the preparation of evidence based studies (e.g. employment and housing needs assessments).

About you

You have plenty of positive energy, a desire to learn and you have a passion for town planning and shaping the built environment.

You have strong organisational and communication skills, both verbal and written. You will be a critical thinker with an eye for detail and a desire to collaborate and build your career within a leading multidisciplinary environment.

The skills and experience we look for in our graduates:

  • You will have achieved an Honours degree in Planningor related discipline (RTPI accredited preferable)

  • You will have relevant work experience in the development industry across public and/or private sectors. This would be gained through summer placements and internships.

  • Finally, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK at the time you start employment.

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