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Head of Planning

Carrington West
£55k - 75k per year
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Head of Department

Job Details

Job Title: Head of Planning
Location: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Private Sector
Are you an experienced Planning professional looking for an exciting leadership opportunity? Our client, a leading private consultancy based in Cheltenham, is seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as the Head of Planning.
Position Overview: As the Head of Planning, you will play a key role in shaping the planning strategy for their clients. You will lead a team of talented planning professionals, providing guidance and expertise to ensure the successful delivery of projects. This role involves working closely with clients, local authorities, and internal teams to develop and implement effective planning strategies.
Key Responsibilities:
·Develop and implement strategic planning initiatives to meet client objectives.L
·Lead and mentor a team of planning professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
·Engage with clients and stakeholders to understand project requirements and provide expert advice.
·Stay abreast of industry trends, regulations, and best practices to ensure the consultancy remains at the forefront of planning excellence.
·Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate planning considerations into overall project plans.
Qualifications and Experience:
·Full membership of the RTPI.
·Proven experience in a senior planning role, preferably within a consultancy environment.
·Strong leadership and team management skills.
·In-depth knowledge of planning regulations, policies, and procedures.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·25 days annual leave excluding Bank Holidays.
·Flexible working.
·Pension up to 3%.
·Death in service.
Experience in a planning consultancy or local authority is a must. Please note that applications won't be considered without the criteria being met.
The salary is negotiable and can be discussed in interview or upon application.
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity so please get in touch as soon as possible. By sending in your CV, you acknowledge you are happy for us to put you forward for the role in you have applied for.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Georgia Cookson on 02393 876 099.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference Number: 47580


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.


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02392 704 037
Building 1000, Lakeside
North Harbour

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