All Locations
North Leinster
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time

About the Role

Who Are We?

At Panda, Ireland's largest Waste Management business, we invite you to join our Team and experience a career that champions environmental excellence while harmonising tradition and innovation. Be part of a team that values strong connections and supports one another.

At Panda, we are committed to leading the way in waste management and recycling solutions. Embrace our innovative spirit as we work together to preserve our environment and create a greener future for generations to come.

Now let us tell you about the role:

Join our dynamic waste recycling team as a Planning Officer working as an integral member of our projects team, aiding the expansion and continued growth of the business.

Working alongside our property, operations and projects teams, the successful candidate will work on a diverse range of renewable energy and waste projects, predominantly in Ireland but with support also to the UK business. The work will be challenging and varied, ranging from preparing and submitting planning applications to providing strategic level planning advice including and advising on consenting processes and strategies.

For the right candidate there will also be opportunities to project manage a team in the delivery of environmental reports and EIAR’s for renewable energy projects. This position offers exposure to the significantly expanding Irish and UK renewable energy and recycling sectors.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with local authorities to obtain necessary planning permissions for waste recycling and renewable energy facilities.
  • Conduct site assessments and feasibility studies to determine the suitability of locations for new recycling initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with regulatory bodies to stay abreast of evolving waste management policies, regulations and guidelines.
  • Prepare and submit planning applications, ensuring accuracy and completeness of documentation.
  • Coordinate with engineering and environmental teams to integrate sustainable practices into project plans.
  • Monitor and report on planning-related developments, advising management on potential impacts and opportunities.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of planning processes, permits, and correspondence.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or Masters in Town Planning or Environmental Science
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in planning and environmental roles.
  • Extensive town planning experience and expert knowledge of planning and environmental legislation.
  • Corporate/Chartered Member of the IPI/RTPI
  • Experience of preparing and submitting planning applications, drafting reports, feasibility studies, masterplans and planning strategies for a wide range of projects
  • Experience of working with a range of client bodies including both private sector and public sector
  • Previous experience of having an active role in the delivery of varied environmental projects would be beneficial
  • Experience in overseeing, and/or project managing multidisciplinary projects
  • Experience of team working to support the delivery of projects
  • Proven experience in planning and permitting processes, preferably within the waste management or recycling sector.
  • Knowledge of waste management regulations and policies would be desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with external stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational and project management abilities.
  • Ability to navigate and interpret complex regulatory frameworks.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Health and wellness programs.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Contribution to a sustainable and environmentally responsible future.

If you're passionate about sustainable waste management and possess the skills to navigate planning processes, we invite you to join our team and make a positive impact on Ireland's recycling landscape. Apply now to be a key player in shaping a sustainable future!

About Us

Join us on the journey…..

Over the past 30 years, Beauparc has continued to grow and acquire businesses that all share a very similar vision and set of values. We’re now a group of almost 3000 people, all contributing to that growth and success.

Whilst Beauparc is the parent company to numerous brands, we all share an ambitious vision for the future. Our primary goal is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people and connected partners is front and centre.  As a team, we’re safer together. We deliver our customers with a partnership approach to managing their resources responsibly. We constantly push the boundaries of innovation.  What’s good today can be better tomorrow.

Beauparc is not just a company, it’s a resource recovery business. Over the past three decades we’ve grown and diversified significantly, we believe that great leadership is rooted in strong values. As leaders within this industry, we’re committed to shaping a better future for our friends, families and communities. Our philosophy remains unchanged, balancing customer satisfaction with environmentally sustainable practices. Exceptional customer service, and unwavering dedication to sustainability are the cornerstones of our business.

Our journey is dependent upon talented, passionate, and dedicated people that constantly strive and challenge each other for better outcomes. 

Take the first step today and join us on the journey……….

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