Mattinson Partnership

Planning Consultant

England, North Yorkshire
£25000 - £30000 per annum
12 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
freddie bell
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Planner


A Planning Consultant opportunity has arisen to work for a highly respected environmental, planning and engineering consultancy in their Durham or York office. This is a fantastic opportunity for a planner to advance their skill set by taking on a supporting role; you'll be providing technical planning advice and analysis on a wide range of projects by working closely alongside Project Managers and Environmental Consultants to successfully deliver projects to schedule and budget. This role offers a competitive salary within a positive working environment that fosters a team ethic and values individuals, as well as the resources to develop professional identity and experience via ongoing continued professional development.


Role & Company:

  • Prepare and negotiate renewables and infrastructure planning applications and applications under the Planning Acts in England, Wales, and Scotland.
  • Maintain an active knowledge of planning policy and guidance national, regional and local development plans, to provide advice regarding timescales, amendments and potential changes that may impact clients and/or proposed developments.
  • Provide planning advice on developments from site finding to discharge of planning conditions including advice on consultation and engagement strategies.
  • Prepare planning statements, design and access statements and public consultation reports.
  • Support post-submission monitoring and evaluation of planning applications, involving summarising a wide range of points to provide a clear and concise overview of the status of a planning application.
  • Prepare and submit planning appeals, assisting with Inquiry procedures including reviewing proofs of evidence and supporting documentation as necessary.
  • Represent the consultancy at client meetings, conferences and other events and liaise appropriately with Local Authority Planning Officers, Statutory Consultees and in-house specialists as well as sub-consultants, developers and other relevant bodies.
  • Assist with the preparation of tender submissions, fee quotes, reports and other deliverables.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • RTPI or RICS Planning and development accredited or working towards gaining a professional qualification.
  • Relevant degree.
  • 2-4 years' relevant planning experience.

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