Associate Planner – South Cambridgeshire

£45,000 - £60,000 + Company car, lucrative bonus and pension
16 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
JT - 5560
Full Time
Contract Type

Associate Planner – South Cambridgeshire

£45,000 - £60,000 + Company car, lucrative bonus and pension


  1. The chance to work as part of a highly skilled and dedicated team working on some of the most prestigious projects across the region
  2. An excellent, long established client base with an innovative and creative approach to development opportunities and planning advice
  3. An attractive employment package with excellent career progression

These are just three of the reasons why you should be excited about a new opening for an Associate Planner to join one of the top Planning teams in the country.


We are looking to recruit an Associate Planner, or an experienced Principal or Senior Planner, to work within our client’s Cambridgeshire office. With numerous offices across the country, you’ll be joining a respected firm who are looking to grow their award-winning planning department. The team offer a range of services including EIA projects, socio economic planning, heritage and urban design alongside traditional planning services, offering the Associate Planner the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and with experts in their field.  


As an Associate Planner you will play a key role in helping to deliver the business strategy for the division as well as leading and managing a variety of projects.  Current projects include 5,000 new settlements in North Essex; major urban extensions across the Cambridgeshire region and major commercial schemes in Cambridge city centre. 


The Associate Planner role will involve;

  • Providing planning advice to clients
  • Proactively managing engagement with the local planning authority and other stakeholders
  • Being a part of larger project teams and leading your own projects and driving the strategy with clients
  • Overseeing high quality planning submissions and Development Plan Representations
  • Representing the clients' commercial interests throughout the planning process
  • Contributing to the team’s business development strategies and leading initiatives
  • ​Assisting the Partners to deliver the Divisional and Firmwide strategy and being involved in the finance and business operations


The Associate Planner will need to be able to demonstrate commercial acumen, business development capability and leadership potential.  You will need to be a strong team player who will be able to demonstrate project leadership and developing others through delegation and on-going support.  This role would suit someone who enjoys being part of a large team and taking a lead on client, project and business matters.


In return for your hard work, the Associate Planner will be given a competitive salary which will include a company car or generous car allowance together with 28 days holiday, health insurance, up to 8% contributory pension, discretionary clothing allowance and discretionary bonus. You’ll also be offered a challenging but fun and stable environment without the bureaucracy of a corporate to help your career thrive.


Interested? To apply for this role, send an updated copy of your CV to Jon Taylor at Alternatively, you can give us a call on 01792 484 444 for an informal chat about the vacancy.


Jon Taylor – JTA – 01792 484 444

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