Associate Director – Town Planning

6 days left

£48K - £58K + Performance Bonus & Significant Bens Package
30 Jun 2019
30 Jul 2019
JSM 11899
Full Time
Contract Type

Fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious Town Planning specialist at either Associate or Associate Director grade to join a leading property and planning consultancy based in Bristol.

My client has a significant team of experienced Planners working on a range of sizeable and interesting projects across the South of the UK and Wales.  Due to their ongoing success and ambition for further growth, they are looking to add a dynamic and ambitious experienced Planner to their team to play a key role in supporting the Office Director.

My client has a strong reputation in Planning and have a network of offices across the UK.  You will be joining a friendly and supportive team of 10 Planners which is part of a larger office.  This firm has an established client base, which includes local and regional housebuilders, developers, landowners and public-sector bodies.

On offer is a varied workload of projects across a variety of sectors including residential, mixed-use, energy and strategic land, ranging from small-scale projects right up to large urban extensions.

Your role will include

  • Leading on your own projects as well as supporting the Director where required
  • Providing comprehensive planning advice to a range of clients, supporting and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Taking a hands-on approach to delivering projects
  • Maintaining and developing existing client relationships whilst forging new ones through business development activity and networking
  • You will also be involved in preparing and presenting evidence to hearings, inquiries and examinations



About You

You should be MRTPI qualified, ideally with a private sector background. You will have a demonstrable track record of working within the region on a range of projects. You will have an established range of industry contacts and thrive in a client facing capacity.

You must have strong development management experience and residential project experience is a big advantage.  Some experience of managing junior staff is useful, but not essential. M A full driving licence is required.

In Return My Client Offers

A highly rewarding and competitive remuneration package, including private health care, pension and bonus scheme.  The office location is in lovely part of Bristol, not far from the city centre with great access to local amenities and transport links.

The culture of the team is very relaxed and non-corporate whilst remaining highly successful.  The role offers significant progression and support for further CPD.

For more information on this role and/or to apply, please send your CV (which will be treated in the strictest of confidence and never sent to any client without fully briefing you and gaining your permission).

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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