Senior Planner

Market related
01 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
LE / 90648
Lauren Edwards
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

One of the largest property consultancies in the UK is looking for a commercially savvy senior planner to join their growing planning team.

The role

You will be working for one of the most reputable nationwide property consultancies gaining fundamental experience across a variety of projects from a number of private and public sector clients. Working alongside talented planners of all levels and backgrounds in the North London team; you will form an integral part of the department, responsible for the management of projects and consultants. Expect to be advising clients, identifying new business opportunities as well as ensuring current business relationships remain strong. You will be the lead for medium-scale projects across a range of sectors as well as assisting more senior members of the team with larger schemes. Mentoring and managing junior consultants will also be a key element of your responsibilities. 

About you

As well as a planning-related degree, or equivalent, it would be desirable if you have worked in one or two UK planning consultancies (although public sector experience will also be considered, particularly those with London experience) and either already be a senior planner or confident in your planning ability and knowledge to make the next move from planner into this role. Ideally, you will be MRTPI, working towards it or have demonstrable UK experience.

It would be advantageous if your experience included:

-          Residential, mixed use, commercial schemes

-          Working within London and the Home Counties, plus having an understanding of key development issues and policies in London boroughs

-          Taking the lead on a number of planning applications and appeals

-          Mentoring junior members of the team and be able to work effectively as part of a team

-          Project managing your own smaller projects

-          Negotiating and mediating with local authorities demonstrating excellent interpersonal communication

The company

Our client is a growing full-service property consultancy operating across the UK. They have a proven track record in the industry and extensive knowledge on a variety of work, such as the redevelopment of city centres, housing, leisure, retail and mixed-used developments. This truly is a great opportunity with first-rate training that will open up many doors for the future.

Please apply here today or call me on 020 7766 9000 for more information.

I am a specialist Town Planner recruiter always on the lookout for strong candidates so if you are looking for a role in Town Planning then please get in touch.

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