Are you looking for a change? At TOBIN we are looking to grow our team.

The Environmental & Planning Team in TOBIN is seeking to recruit a Senior Planner with 7+ years experience (including EIAR experience) to join our expanding team in Dublin/Castlebar/Galway/Limerick/Sligo (location flexible with a hybrid-working option.) The position offers involvement in all aspects of the planning process, including planning applications, preparation and planning appeals, feasibility studies and survey work.

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of the Irish planning system and experience in either the public and/or private sector.  You will be a chartered member of the IPI/RTPI and will have excellent communication and written skills. In return, we will offer an attractive remuneration package with good future career prospects working within a highly successful and commercially orientated multi-disciplinary consultancy.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A recognised (IPI or RTPI) planning qualification;
  • Experience in the Irish Industry;
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Irish Planning system;
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical skills and is IT competent;
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills;
  • Highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail; and
  • Ability to project manage multi-disciplinary teams and multiple projects simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities

Typically, the candidate will be expected to undertake and assist with the following duties:

  • Support Senior Planners and Project Managers with projects from Inception to Completion, including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members, both internal and external.
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies, site visits and preparing planning assessments, planning reports and tender submissions.
  • Working collaboratively with clients, An Bord Pleanála, colleagues and external consultants.
  • Ability to interpret construction/design plans and drawings.
  • Ability to analyse planning policy and make recommendations to clients and colleagues.
  • Liaising with County Councils and other statutory bodies.
  • Attendance at meetings with clients, project teams and other stakeholders.
  • Project manage multi-disciplinary teams of professionals

What we Offer

At TOBIN, you can expect to work on a wide range of projects, from small-scale residential to renewable energy developments, and major applications of national importance that will shape the future of Ireland. You will be rewarded as you grow within the company and professional development is strongly encouraged.


The salary on offer is negotiable and dependent on the candidate.

We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible so please send your up-to-date Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter directly to We do not require the assistance of Recruitment Agencies with respect to filling this role.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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