Principal Planner - Southampton (remote working accepted)

£40,000 - £46,000 per annum + Full Benefits
19 Jan 2021
19 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with one of the leading multi-disciplinary consultancies. The company is involved in a wide range of projects from major infrastructure work, to large-scale residential schemes. Our client is looking for an ambitious professional who is seeking to progress their career, working on an array of schemes in and around Hampshire.

The role specifics

In this role, you will be provided with a wide pool of clients, working mostly on a range of residential and mixed-use projects within Hampshire and near by regions. An ability to communicate well with landowners, developers and architects will be fundamental to this role. You will be responsible for providing clients with viable planning strategies in a comprehensive and timely manner.

Key responsibilities will include:

   Playing a lead role in preparing and submitting a wide range of planning applications and appeals 

•   Maintaining existing, and build new client relationships

•   Managing projects of varying complexity and size

•   Supporting and developing less experienced planners in the company.

Role requirements

Previous experience within a planning consultancy, developer or local authority will be pivotal for this role. Your understanding of the planning process, as well as your commercial awareness will be important. All applicants must have either an RTPI accredited undergraduate or master's degree.


You'll be offered a remuneration package ranging from £40,000 - £46,000 per annum for this job, depending on your level of experience.  Additional benefits include contributory pension, health cover, travel insurance and variable holiday. You'll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

The company annually reviews performance, giving employees the chance to receive pay rises when merited. The organisation additionally offers a clear promotion structure and there is a good opportunity to progress to Senior Director level.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now. You can additionally call me now for an informal discussion about it - 078942298487

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