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Associate - Urban Planning

IBI Group

IBI Group

London, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

As an Associate, Urban Planning, you'll will have a minimum of 10 years of progressive development planning experience and, at minimum has provisional membership with OPPI. Preference would be considered to those having previously or currently working within a consulting office setting including overseeing private development planning applications as the lead planner / project manager responsible for advancing applications. The candidate should have demonstrated a strong desire to build a career in planning, project management and business development.

Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division combines the expertise of IBI’s Buildings and Placemaking practice, our Places’ capabilities, and CRTKL’s multi-sector design leadership to offer a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

Role accountabilities:

  • Oversee planning related projects as the lead planner/project manager
  • Ability to work across other disciplines
  • Responsible for overseeing and assigning work to other planning staff within the firm and fostering the experience and growth of staff
  • Prepare and over-see the completion of Planning Justification and Urban Design Reports and various application forms and related planning research, letters and other planning related tasks as may be required
  • Mentoring junior staff and encouraging a team environment
  • Experience providing direct evidence to OLT will be considered an asset
  • Business Development with contacts within the planning and land development profession


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Planning degree from an authorized university or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years of progressive development planning experience
  • Provisional Membership with OPPI/CIP.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Business development experience for team growth
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other planning related software and programs.

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. The related salary, compensation and benefits will be discussed in detail with the considered candidates for this position.

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.