Town Planning Consultant

England, Lancashire, Preston
£30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Package
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Antony Storey
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Manager, Planner

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a small business of Chartered Surveyors and Town Planners as they look to grow further and continue to work with major estates, public sector bodies, local authorities and private developers.

Working as both project manager and planning consultant, you will be acting as both client and consultant depending on the scheme and requirements of the site. Main projects will be across the agricultural, industrial and residential development as well as major site promotion for urban extensions across the North West including the allocation of over 5,000 new homes in two emerging draft local plans.


About You

As a chartered Town Planner, you will have a fantastic understanding of the UK planning system and particularly the local planning authorities and their attitude towards development. You will be managing planning applications through to submission, attending local plan enquiries, offering sound planning advice to clients and negotiating with LPA's, all as part of your daily tasks.

The successful candidate will be working at a high level, be a team player and show a strong initiative. They must be well organised, have a commercial outlook on their own role and also in their attitude towards development and be able to act in a project management role on behalf of clients.

If you have experience in dealing with large-scale masterplans or wish to further your experience into design and masterplanning, this role is full of opportunity to developer personally and professionally.


The Client

Our client, a small business of Chartered Surveyors and Town Planners often look to deliver wider community benefits when representing clients and therefore have to offer bespoke service when dealing with each project. This includes community consultation, engagement, action groups and liaison with local and parish councillors. The business is growing further and will be adding further individuals to the business over the coming months and years, offering you the chance to move into a management role.