Director of Planning (South East)

England, South East England
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
CJ Obi
Contract Type
Full Time

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with a leading consultancy, based in the South East of England. The company is involved in a wide range of projects, from medium scale to large-scale schemes - and is now looking for an experienced professional to play a key role in making strategic decisions to drive the team forward. The company has an excellent reputation as a multi-disciplinary practice, with a vast array of clients.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Helping to develop and deliver a strategic vision for the company to ensure profitable performance and delivery of key business goals.
  • Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and meeting deadlines
  • Helping to lead the town planning team securing new business, setting exceptional standards of professional practice and communication with both clients and staff

It is essential that candidates have:

  • Proven experience of leading a planning team
  • Good professional writing skills
  • Ability to present reasoned advice in formal and informal environments
  • Experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications
  • Ability to manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination (with sub-consultants)
  • Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment


This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and experienced professional to propel their career to the next level. Our client is offering a very competitive remuneration package, circa £60,000 - £75,000 depending on experience, in addition to full benefits.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now, alternatively you can call me for an informal discussion about it - 07894229847

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please do send your CV to me (CJ Obi) -