Careers at Axis

A passion for environment, design and planning.

This is what we look for in our team, because it’s what we’re all about. If you’re driven by a challenge and want the opportunity to work on multi-million-pound projects that make a difference on a national scale, we’d love you to build a career here with us! 

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“Axis helped boost my graduate career in planning and gave me a flexible work/life balance”

Hannah McGuinness really wanted to work in planning, but with very little experience, she was unsure on what to do once she graduated.

Hannah explains how Axis helped her develop her career as a Planning Consultant, and gives tips to graduates wanting to follow in her footsteps…

Shaping a more sustainable world is what we do best

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Our team of planners, landscape architects and environmental consultants are responsible for designing and delivering projects today that create a better tomorrow.

Join our diverse team and you’ll have the opportunity to work on prestigious projects in innovative fields like carbon capture, renewable energy, energy from waste, urban regeneration and electric vehicle charging.

You’ll also have the chance to shape our future at Axis. As an employee ownership trust (EoT), everyone’s input is valued and counts towards our success. There are lots of benefits to being an EoT, too, including tax-free annual bonuses.


Live Vacancies

Associate / Associate Director (DCO)


We’re seeking a planning consultant with a demonstrable track record and understanding of DCO projects / other major infrastructure / renewable energy development

Senior Consultant


Opportunity for someone with a genuine interest and enthusiasm for planning to manage a variety of schemes working from their home and from our Manchester office in Wilmslow.



An exciting opportunity for an experienced planner to manage a variety of schemes working from their home and from our Manchester office in Wilmslow.

Graduate or Consultant

Landscape Architect

An exciting opportunity for a Landscape Architect in the early stages of their career with a particular interest in working on a range of net zero projects.



We are looking for a planning consultant with between 2-4 years post qualification experience to work in the planning team in our Chester (Bretton) office.

Senior Consultant

Transport Planner - Senior

Our transport planning team is looking for a Senior Transport Planner.


Transport Planner - Consultant

Our transport planning team is looking for a Consultant Transport Planner.

Landscape Architect

Environment Agency Lead

Our landscape team is looking to add an experienced landscape architect (or other suitably experienced professional) who will manage our portfolio of flood defence projects.

Speculative applications welcome

We’re always on the look out for great people to join the team. We love candidates with a distinctive personality,
pro-active approach and boundless enthusiasm.

We welcome applications for any future roles that may arise in our Chester (Bretton) or Manchester (Wilmslow) offices. Axis is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified people. No agencies.