Planning Director | Sheffield | Consultancy

England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
05 Jan 2021
02 Feb 2021
Matt Fraser
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Director, Manager, Planner
Housing, Planning

Penguin Recruitment is excited to be representing a national Planning and Development Consultancy who is looking to recruit a Planning Director to co-lead the Sheffield team. The company is part of a wider group that has offices across the UK and comprises Town Planning, Architecture, Urban Design, Transport, and Highways Planning.

The successful candidate will take on board a management role with responsibility for growing the Sheffield and bordering regions for the business. The Practice's client base and workload is very varied and covers most aspects of the planning system and varying scales of project, including development promotion, development plan, and development control advice, planning appeals, planning and site assessments, and research projects.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Responsible for developing the Sheffield Office client base;
  • Managing the workloads and professional development of the planning staff;
  • Client billing and managing an office budget.

  • The successful candidate will be able to manage competing demands on their time and prioritise tasks accordingly for themselves and others. You will have a flexible and positive attitude, be self-motivated, and able to lead a team. You should also be self-assured and able to develop good working relationships with clients.

    In order to apply, you should be RTPI or RICS qualified and have 7-10 years of private sector experience. You should have experience in managing a professional team(s) and able to provide leadership and vision. You should also be client-facing, and be used to, and confident with, a business development role.

    Salary is negotiable and the benefits package includes a performance-linked bonus scheme, pension scheme, health insurance along with a number of other benefits!

    To apply!

    The Directors leading this recruitment are keen to meet with interested Planning Directors / ASD's immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

    For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 365 000 or [email protected]

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