Assistant Town Planner

Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
Basic to £30,000 plus extensive benefits
19 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
Assistant, Graduate
Full Time
Contract Type

Graduate/ Assistant Town Planner

Location: Brighton/ Croydon

Salary: to £30,000, pension 4%, healthcare, 23 days holiday and bonus

Carriera has been instructed on a brilliant opportunity for a Graduate Town Planner who wants to work within the private sector and be part of a growing team.

This opportunity is with a well-established and respected Partnership; the position can be based in the fun town of Brighton or what will soon be the retail mecca of Croydon

The business works through commercial, industrial, leisure, residential, retail and mixed-use sectors offering a full range of property consultancy services. The consultancy is owned by 40 partners and employs 180 staff through their network of Offices in South East of England.

The town planning team is made up of 5 professional staff, led by a executive Partner, who is supported by a Director and then the balance of the staff being graduate to Senior. They work in partnership with the other professional teams, such as the investment, development and building consultancy teams. Working with clients within land acquisition, private investment and development, public sector and architects. The workload is currently split between residential, retail and commercial.

Our client is looking to strengthen their town planning service offering by appointing a driven graduate who will support the team and take on some of their own case work.

You will initially support in the following and then we your experience allows be responsible for carrying out:

  • Town planning reviews, appraisals, applications and appeals
  • Undertake professional site inspections and writing up the relevant reports with references to policy.
  • Lodge any necessary planning applications and appeals diligently
  • Prepare any background reports in accordance with RTPI best practice and guidance notes.

You will support the senior team in delivering a diverse workload, interacting with clients and supporting in the delivery of a seamless service.

You will want to gain your RTPI qualification; you may have some experience of planning policy, application and development control. You will have an interest in planning law. Have experience of working within a team environment, writing up reports and working to deadlines. You must be articulate, concise and have a strong grasp of the English language in both the written and spoken word.

In return you will be given a diverse workload, in a high performing yet really grounded team, led by an inspirational Partner who has a clear goal on adding value to local communities and building interesting, yet challenging environments. Naturally you will receive excellent compensation by way of package and bonus. There is an uncapped career progression offered by the business and we have seen varying professionals that we have placed progressed through to an equity position.

For more information on the excellent opportunity please get in contact with:

Elliot Wright on 02038170000 or email:

Carriera Limited is acting as a recruitment agency and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. Each applicant will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties required by the position.  All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. All applications will be held in strict confidence.