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Senior Planner

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Renewable Energy, Urban Development, Civil Infrastructure, Waste and Resource Management.

FT is looking to recruit a Senior Planner who will work as an integral member of the Planning team, aiding the expansion of the Planning business and working closely with fellow professionals. Working alongside the full range of technical disciplines FT offers exposure to some of the largest and complex renewable energy, infrastructure, urban development and waste projects. The work will be challenging and varied, ranging from preparing and submitting planning applications to providing strategic level planning advise to our clients. For the right candidate there will also be opportunities to develop project manage skills and assist in the delivery of environmental reports an EIARs for renewable energy projects. This position offers exposure to the significantly expanding Irish renewable energy sector. FT have a broad spectrum of ongoing projects and can offer the successful candidate a clear path for career development.

Skills / Qualifications

  • A recognised (IPI or RTPI) planning qualification
  • Minimum of 7 years experience
  • Strong knowledge of the Irish planning system, development and environmental issues
  • Experience of providing advice on planning matters
  • Ability to prepare reports and formulate recommendations
  • Capability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, clients and other professionals as part of design teams in multi-disciplinary services
  • Excellent communication skills are essential

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit, hybrid working and professional body support. FT is an equal opportunities employer. Our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility.

The role can be flexible in terms of location (Cork, Dublin, Carlow), but we are looking for someone who may have a preference to join us in our Cork Office. All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence. Please submit your application by e-mail to or alternatively, by post to Fehily Timoney and Company, Core House, Pouladuff Road, Cork, T12 D773.

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