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Urban Planning Manager

Office Location: USA - NC-Raleigh
Job Code: 802
# of openings: 1

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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) is a growing, multi-disciplined engineering and professional services firm. Roads, bridges, schools, parks and airports are just a few examples of where you can find our work. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

As a mid-sized firm, we pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share. Great potential to take career to next level.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today. You’ll like it here. It’s a great place to work.

Urban Planning Manager – Raleigh NC

We have a unique career opportunity for an Urban Planning Manager with a track record of successful NCDOT and North Carolina based Municipal project experience. Benesch is a nationally recognized professional services firm that offers Planning and Landscape Architecture services and is consistently ranked among the top 500 consulting firms in the country by Engineering News Record.  Benesch is recognized as a leading provider of Planning and Landscape Architecture services for both park and recreation facilities as well as land development projects throughout NC and the Southeast.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create urban planning group and mentor junior staff
  • Developing 2D/3D conceptual designs and renderings
  • Graphic design and preparing presentation exhibits
  • Coordinating efforts with multi-discipline team members including planning, design and others
  • Leading/preparing/contributing to planning studies ranging across a wide diversity of sectors, including: urban design, master planning, urban resilience, economic development, sustainable infrastructure, water and environmental planning, and transportation

The Impact You Will Have:

  • Serve as the urban planning lead on projects
  • Create and execute project work plans
  • Manage project teams, accountable for budget and schedule
  • Contribute to North Carolina Division and South East strategic growth initiatives
  • Champion relationships with key clients, including NCDOT, various municipal agencies in NC
  • Represent Benesch at industry and professional engagement events
  • Ability to identify opportunities and lead strategic project pursuits
  • Collaborate on regional growth strategy
  • Leadership track potential
  • Develop business development plans for urban planning

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Urban Design, Planning, or related field
  • Registered NC Professional Engineer or AICP
  • Experience working on NCDOT and NC Municipal projects
  • Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible experience in the design of urban planning projects.
  • A track record of adhering to project budgets and project schedules
  • Progressive experience with developing plans
  • Experience in making presentations before elected officials and advisory boards
  • Must be proficient in the use of graphic design tools
  • Experience in leading business development and proposals
  • Experience with preparation of urban plans is a plus
  • Contacts with NC based MPOs

 

Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

 

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Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the below documents:

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Supplement

EEO Information


For more information about pay transparency, please download the below document:

Pay Transparency Policy Statement


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