Town Planner / Planning Consultant - Senior or Principal

Town Planner
Permanent
To £50,000 (D.O.E.) + Benefits
North West
North West
United Kingdom
AK18866

The Opportunity

Kingsley is acting on behalf of a niche and highly experienced planning consultancy, based in the Northwest of England, with a national coverage.

Working across all asset classes including commercial, residential, education and more, an experienced Senior or Principal Planner is required to join a busy and ambitious team.

The Role

The successful candidate can expect to undertake the following day-to-day tasks:

  • Appraisal of development sites and provide written and verbal client advice.
  • Brief and manage external sub-consultants in the preparation of planning applications and appeals.
  • Prepare and manage small to medium scale planning applications & appeals.
  • Providing support with large scale planning applications, appeals, and strategic land promotion.
  • Ability and willingness to undertake business development including the attendance of business networking events.

Requirements

  • 5 years post graduate experience and be a full member of the RTPI
  • High quality written & oral communication.
  • A strong understanding of planning legislation.
  • Ability to ‘hit the ground running’, working autonomously
  • Highly organised with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and be able to nurture strong relationships with clients, local authorities and external teams.
  • Experience of managing deadlines and successfully delivering projects.
  • Have strong commercial awareness in either the private sector or local authority. 
  • Be willing to work flexibly as and when required.

In Return

  • Flexible working
  • Competitive salary: £35,000 - £50,000 pa
  • Excellent holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • RTPI membership fees paid and commitment to on-going CPD
  • Car parking

My client offers real scope for career development for a dedicated, professional, and enthusiastic individual with a strong work ethic who wants to join a long established and successful private organisation.

To apply for this position in complete confidence, please email your CV to andrew@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk or call Andrew Kingsley at Kingsley on 07879 413 765 for further information.

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