Associate Planning Consultant - Town Planning Economics

City of London
£50000 - £60000 per annum
27 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Michael Clark
Full Time
Contract Type

Associate Planning Consultant - Town Planning Economics

*Large multi disciplinary property consultancy* *££ negotiable* *Industry leading benefits package*

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for for an experienced Town Planning consultant (Senior / Associate level ) to join one of the UK's largest and most diverse multidisciplinary consultancies, in their planning economics team.

About the team

Based in the London office, the successful candidate will be engaged as a professional practitioner and based within a busy Economics team (part of a wider planning offer) and would be working and leading on a wide variety of planning related projects.

As a market leader in housing market and employment land advice, developing evidence that underpins the planning and development process, key sectors include:
* employment land reviews, economic needs assessments and industrial land development;
* housing market assessment, housing needs overall and for specific groups;
* economic and social impact assessments often relating to EIA; and
* regeneration and development.

Recent and current commissions include: employment land strategy work for two London Boroughs; housing needs assessments; employment land assessments for the City of Oxford; housing delivery studies for Central Bedfordshire; economic impact studies for HS2 and Luton Airport; property value uplift associated with East West Rail in Bedfordshire and Housing Infrastructure Fund business cases; and socio-economic impact assessments supporting estate renewal programmes around London.

About the role

As part of this role you will contribute to the following (not an exhaustive list)
  • Project managing and delivering commissions across a range of planning and economic projects, working with a director as required.
  • Responsible for management and specific outputs in a varied caseload including data gathering and analysis, presentations of findings (internal and external), site appraisals, policy review, recommendations and report writing.
  • Provision of support to senior staff and assistance with developing strategy advice on a range of projects.
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff as applicable.
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge and securing a thorough working knowledge/awareness of aspects of economics and strategic planning policy and practice.
  • Attend external events and identify business opportunities.


Relevant experience within the private sector would be highly desirable, although consideration will be given to those from a Local Authority background who can demonstrate a thorough strategic planning background.

Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (town planning, property, economics, geography etc) as well as knowledge of the English Planning system is essential and it would be highly desirable to be chartered with the RTPI or a similar body.

Equally as important is someone with the relevant drive and a a positive "can-do" mentality, a hard-working, productive and generally effective and trusted individual.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Michael Clark from our London CPE office will be in touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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