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Senior Planner / Associate Director - Edinburgh

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TOP consultancy at the forefront of planning and development in the UK!

Recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine, are now seeking to appoint a dynamic Associate Director or well qualified Senior Planner.

 

Role & Responsibilities

They are looking for bright, creative and committed people who can deliver high quality work and outcomes for their clients.

This pre-eminent planning and development consultancy, work with all sectors of the development industry (public and private) to assist them in formulating and implementing development schemes.

You will be involved in a range of major consultancy projects including residential, commercial, energy and leisure developments. These will require planning policy, development management and project management skills, underpinned by a sound commercial approach and judgement. Their Edinburgh team has a fantastic track record of high profile projects.

They work on a wide range of projects including: a major commission for a significant brownfield site in West Edinburgh; a development project for the University of Edinburgh; advising Orkney Islands Council on significant EIA developments; Energy Projects across Scotland; 2 major tourism projects; and work for various housebuilders across Scotland.  You can expect to work on a broad range of planning projects - making applications, providing evidence to support proposals and making representations to emerging new local development plans.

 

About you

They are looking for someone who is a team player and has a willingness to develop and widen their skills, apply these to evolve their consultancy knowledge, and sell this expertise to their clients to continue the growth and development of the Edinburgh Office. 

 

Qualifications: 

Candidates should also demonstrate strong interpersonal, presentation and influencing skills, together with excellent writing and problem solving skills. You will need to be able to work on multiple projects so a proven ability to manage time and workload is critical along with strong relationship management.

You will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in, business development and marketing and the skills needed to win new work and innovate as these are important elements of this role. 

The role requires the successful candidate to have:

  • a 2:1 at undergraduate degree level
  • MRTPI and/or RICS (Planning and Development) professional membership. 

The role will require working on multiple projects so a proven ability to manage your own time, workload and problem solve is critical along with strong relationship management.   You will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in, business development and marketing and the skills needed to win new work and innovate as these are important elements of this role.

 

What’s on offer?

This TOP Consultancy are offering a highly competitive salary and benefits package which is subject to negotiation and dependent on your experience.

On top of this they offer a very competitive benefits package, with profits shared via bonus schemes.

They are a sociable, supportive company, recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine.  They are also employee-owned through an Employee Benefit Trust, meaning that they have no financial or other obligations to external shareholders.  All their people share in the success of the business through a competitive benefits package, with profits shared via bonus schemes!

 

More information?

To find out more information of for a confidential discussion please call Rob Hanks on 07855 276123 or please email your CV to rob@LDHrecruitment.com 

Company

Spanning across the built environment, we have built credibility and delivered for our candidates and clients in areas such as Town Planning to recruitment for hard to fill permanent vacancies, both tin he public and private sectors. 

Call us today to find out more: 03333 448 234

Company info
Website
Telephone
03333 448 234
Location
The Echo Building
18 Albert Road,
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH1 1BZ
United Kingdom

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