A fantastic clientside opportunity has become available for a Town Planner to join an expanding niche property company in Gloucestershire. This firm are leaders within their market and have an impressive portfolio of sites across the UK. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team who provide a good environment for personal development.
We are seeking a junior planner (most likely operating at Planner level elsewhere) to assist in managing and enhancing the firm’s portfolio via the planning system. The firm are undergoing a rapid period of expansion following the successful growth of their portfolio across the UK with further large instructions imminent. Your role will involve writing planning statements, preparing and submitting applications and subsequently managing any that go to appeal, monitoring and discharging conditions and providing bespoke planning advice. You will be reporting to the firm’s Planning Manager enhancing the firms planning capability, championing best planning practice and planning related risk mitigation.
The successful candidate will need to have a good grounding in application work and understand the process. Therefore, we are seeking applications from candidates with a minimum of 12-18 months’ experience either from a local authority environment (preferably development management or possibly enforcement) or from a private consultancy/developer. Some travel will be required (usually a day every fortnight but can be slightly less/more depending on site locations). This position does not offer home working so you should be based in a commutable distance to the office (Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Swindon are all within reasonable distance). We can however consider a full time applicant or part time (minimum 3 days per week). We are looking for candidates who have the ability to work independently as well as within the team. You should have strong organisational skills, work hard and be able to manage your time efficiently. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package including good mileage, a mobile phone, pension and health/life cover.
To apply for this role please contact Ruth Hoggett. By clicking apply, please be assured that your CV will not be sent to the client until you have been fully briefed on the role and given permission for us to do so. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.
Job Reference: RH/885612
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits/Bonus
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date: ASAP