Associate Manager - Urban Planning

  • 350 Oxford St W, London, ON N6H 2L7, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a global architecture, engineering, planning, and technology firm defining the cities of tomorrow.

By connecting design and technology, we change how people experience their built environment. We work across disciplines to create the intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, and efficient infrastructure that shapes the way people live, move, learn, and heal.

With over 3,000 employees and 60+ offices around the world, we understand what it takes to work locally and scale globally.

At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Our collaborative planning practice produces long-term strategies that position communities for success in every aspect of the urban experience- from day-to-day living, learning and health, to major transportation and infrastructural growth. We’re designing the next “world-class” cities.  

Job Description

The position of 'Associate - Manager, Urban Planner' 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.     


Most of the things you’ll work on:

· 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 OMB/LPAT will be considered an asset

·Business Development with contacts within the planning and land                       development profession  


You'll need to have:

 ·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

Office description:

Located on the 2nd floor of 350 Oxford St West, the London Ontario office has 15 full time staff practicing Civil Infrastructure Engineering. We are steps away from the Oxford bus stop and have a free parking lot in the back of the office or a covered lot below if you drive or ride a bike in.  The London office has summer BBQs and sports tickets to hockey and basketball games. We also like to celebrate birthdays with donuts!

Our employees enjoy our small office feel and all the perks of a big office support system. You’ll have direct access to management while benefitting from our enthusiastic and helpful organizational resources team. The floors are open concept and creative and represent our collaborative approach to projects. As a global architecture, engineering and technology design firm, IBI Group also has offices across the country, continent and world.

We are currently in a work-from-home model during COVID-19, but when we do return to the office we're located at 350 Oxford St. West, London Ontario. 

IBI Group provides a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.

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. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of IBI Group's 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.

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