Principal Planner | Worcestershire | Leading Rural Consultancy

£40000 - £45000 per annum
31 May 2019
30 Jun 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an independent firm of Rural Chartered Surveyors, Planning Consultants and Farm Business Consultants operating across the West & East Midlands, South West, and Wales. They offer a wide range of professional services and advice to a predominantly farming and rural client base.

As a fast growing, dynamic business with exciting prospects, they strive to provide outstanding service and high level of professionalism whilst offering a friendly, relaxed working environment with flexible working hours.

With an exciting portfolio of work, they are seeking to recruit a Principal Planning Consultant to join the ambitious team. You will be supported whilst establishing yourself as the 'go-to' person in the area, developing your own business and contacts - with a budget. With excellent prospects, you will lead the planning team on technical matters, and be given administrative and financial resource to achieve these goals.

Your role will include: providing strategic and practical advice and recommendations to clients, project managing planning schemes including instruction of and liaison regarding supporting documentation, producing and submitting planning applications and appeals, dealing with s106 issues, assisting and guiding other members of the team and actively engaging in business development.

You will be working on a range of project types including: residential schemes (small and medium size), land promotion, certificates of lawfulness, enforcement work, planning appeals, barn conversion schemes, affordable residential schemes, live/work schemes, commercial developments, permitted development applications, sport and leisure, rural business and farm diversification.

Personal specification. You will be …

-A highly professional but approachable individual

-Enthusiastic and personable, able to fit in well with our existing friendly team

-Highly motivated and confident in handling multiple tasks

-A skilled communicator

-Able to complete instructions to a high professional standard and with excellent attention to detail

-Commercially focussed with a willingness to develop the business

-RTPI qualified although this is not essential

The rewards …

The company will offer a highly competitive salary (guide of £40,000 - £45,000pa) and excellent prospects including a very lucrative bonus structure.

To apply …

The owner is keen to meet with suitable Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 365 100 or

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