Senior Planning Consultant

Senior Planning Consultant



New Year, New You?


As we start 2019 with optimistic new year resolutions and expanded waistlines from Christmas, perhaps it’s time you considered where you see your career going and what you are looking to achieve in the year. We’ve just been approached this week to recruit for a Senior Planner to join our client’s Kettering office.


The Opportunity

The Senior Planner will join an established firm, who have several offices across the South Midlands, Herefordshire and London. You’ll be joining a strong team, offering a complete planning and development service from initial site assessment and feasibility advice, preparing detailed building designs, and obtaining planning and building regulation consents. The company have chartered town planners and surveyors in all of their offices and are looking to grow considerably over the coming years.


The Role

The Senior Planner will:

  • Research planning policies and constraints
  • Prepare detailed planning policy and design statements
  • Attend site visits and land appraisals
  • Prepare and submit planning application forms and associated documents
  • Attend client and council meetings
  • Deliver planning services to existing and new clients, increasing the company’s planning presence in Northamptonshire area and surrounding counties
  • Develop new areas of planning work e.g commercial, retail and residential
  • Identify and deliver marketing opportunities for planning within the area


The Person

The Senior Planner will be a dynamic and commercially-minded individual with up-to-date knowledge of the planning system. You’ll have experience in the production and management of small to large scale planning applications within a DC or consultancy environment. The Senior Planner will be MRTPI (or close to ascertaining the title), hold a “can do” attitude, be of strong character, confident and a good networker.


The Reward

In return for your efforts, the Senior Planner will receive a great salary based on your experience, plus participation in the firm’s Profit Sharing scheme. You’ll be provided with Private Healthcare, Contributory pension and brilliant training opportunities to develop your skills in the short and long term.


To apply for this role, please email your CV and a covering letter to Jon Taylor at

Jon Taylor – JTA – 01792 484 444

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