Planning Director

£70k - £85k negotiable.
03 May 2017
03 Jun 2017
Director, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a specialist Town Planning and Development Consultancy operating across mainland UK.

For over 30 years their professional expertise has enabled a wide variety of clients to gain planning permission for a diverse range of property development projects, including retail, hospitality, sport & leisure, mixed use, education, health and residential.

The Role:

·         Proactively build and strengthen new and existing client relationships

·         Positively contributing to the direction and growth of the business

·         As a Board Director, undertake all commensurate responsibilities

·         Working closely with clients to project manage a variety of planning applications and/ or appeals

·         Responsible for all aspects of managing an established office comprising of Assistant Planners up to Principal Consultants.

Applicants may currently hold a senior position within a Planning Consultancy or be owner-manager(s) of an existing Practice who are attracted to joining forces with a complementary business.  The successful candidate will be able to evidence:-

·         A compelling track record of working successfully with and on behalf of clients.

·         Experience of working in a wide range of market sectors and in promoting large and small scale developments.

·         A strong client following

·         Strong management capabilities including the development and motivation of staff at all levels of their careers

·         A collaborative working style

·         Sound business and financial acumen

·         Chartered membership of the RTPI or RICS

·         Personal attributes which demonstrate emotional intelligence, drive and clarity of thought and communication (verbal and written)

·         Success at both operational and strategic levels   


This is a fantastic opportunity that will ultimately enable the appointed individual to acquire a shareholding in this professional, growing and successful business.