Graduate / Assistant Planner

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£23,500-27,500 per annum + benefits, dependent on experience
14 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

bptw partnership is market leader in sustainable design, working in the residential, regeneration, urban design and mixed use sectors.

We are an award winning multidisciplinary practice specialising in planning, architecture and visualisation. Accredited with Investors in People, which distinguishes the contribution that the practice invests into staff, we are an Equal Opportunities employer and have been recognised as one of the top 50 employers in the UK by Building Magazine’s Good Employer Guide 2016.

Our busy planning team is working on a wide range of exciting projects across London and the South East for both public and private sector clients and are looking to expand the team.

The Position

We are looking for a highly motivated graduate/assistant planner with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, to work alongside our team of planners. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, innovative, organised, possess good negotiation skills and be able to work well under pressure. Applicants must be working towards their MRTPI accreditation.

We offer a unique opportunity to work for a social and dynamic multi-disciplinary practice, and provide our staff with excellent benefits and scope for career development and a chance to work on some of the biggest schemes in London and across the South East. If this sounds like your next career move, then please send your CV with a covering letter stating why you are the right candidate for the role and salary expectations to

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The drive to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Comfortable and effective in a team environment and able to work with other disciplines
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and time manage a multitude of tasks effectively


London is an exciting, creative place to work, but we recognise the financial pressures facing students starting their career and the cost involved in living and working here.

Negotiable based on experience, we offer a starting salary of £23,500-£27,500 dependent on experience, plus a range of great benefits, including:

  • £1,000 interest free loan to assist with relocation costs
  • A £500 bonus on joining the practice
  • Regular design reviews, CPDs and social events
  • Simply Health scheme
  • Insurance cover (Life Assurance; Critical Illness; Income protection)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension Contribution of 3%

About Us

Our studio is based in the vibrant and historical centre of Greenwich, close to major transport routes and a 10 minute commute to central London. We are a lively and sociable practice who take the development and well-being of our staff seriously, providing ongoing training and offering outstanding career development opportunities. Working alongside leading developers, housing associations, local authorities and private clients our philosophy is centred around designing high quality solutions for the built environment; creating great places for people to live, work and play.

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