Experienced Town Planner

£25,000.00 to £30,000.00  per annum
16 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Experienced Town Planner

Salary (Commensurate with Experience / Qualifications) : £25,000.00 to £30,000.00  per annum

We are looking to hire an enthusiastic Town Planner with 2-5 years experience in Development Management (Private or public sector)  who is keen to take on more responsibility and develop their career with a rapidly growing company.

UPP - Urban Planning Practice is an integrated Architectural and Planning Practice working on a broad range of exciting projects across London and beyond including new build residential developments, complex refurbishments & conversions as well as extensions to commercial and residential properties. Our clients are primarily property Investment  / development companies and property entrepreneurs, looking to maximise the value of their property assets.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responding to initial client enquiries
  • Undertaking planning research in order to better respond to those enquiries
  • Assisting with site appraisals
  • Liaison with clients and other team members
  • Assisting with preparation of Planning Statements
  • Assisting with assessing planning potential and formulating planning strategies
  • Preparation of planning applications, notices and CIL forms
  • Preparation of applications to discharge planning conditions
  • Assisting with preparation of Planning Appeals
  • Liaising and negotiating with planning officers at Local Planning Authorities

Skills and Qualities required:

  • An RTPI accredited Honours Degree and/or Diploma or Masters Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgements
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and must be able to communicate with both colleagues, clients and Council officers – on the phone and at meetings.
  • Team Working - good natured and considerate of others, thriving on working collaboratively.
  • Self motivated
  • Wanting to learn and develop
  • Ability to communicate in fluent verbal and written English essential
  • Comfortable taking responsibility and working independently
  • Excellent organisational skills – ability to prioritise.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a young and dynamic practice which presents genuine prospect for growth and career development.  A candidate who displays  the right attitude and potential,  is enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate about their work can go a long way with us. We will offer you training and you will be coached and developed by senior members of staff.

For further information on our company please visit www.upp-planning.co.uk

If you are interested in this role, please click on the 'Apply Button' to write to us, please include a covering letter describing what interests you about the role and why you think you would be a good candidate and also send us your CV, and if you have, some examples of reports you have written.

Closing date: 16th May 2019.



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