Senior Planning Consultant | Northamptonshire | Consultancy

£30000 - £40000 per annum + strong benefits package
09 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

-Are you an experienced Planning Consultant?

-Do you want a competitive salary that is reflective of your experience and ability?

-Do you want to work in a proud working-class town?

If yes then read on as this exciting opportunity may well be for you!

Penguin Recruitment is privileged to be working with a leading firm of chartered town planners, property and business consultants and chartered surveyors to recruit a successful and experienced Senior Town Planner. Due to organisational growth, this firm who has a strong reputation both locally and regionally for providing high-quality service is adding to their team of ten planners.

You will be working with a range of private developers, investors, institutions, and estates, advising on their property portfolios and working on their Planning strategy.

What's in it for you?

-A competitive salary that will be commensurate with experience, plus participation in the discretionary performance-related profit-sharing scheme.

-Ongoing and extensive training.

-Inclusion in health cash plan following a successful probation period. Optional voluntary Private Healthcare Scheme on a contributory basis.

-Excellent holiday entitlement (31 days per annum, Inclusive of bank holidays and 3 days to be taken between Christmas and New Year), plus an extra day off on your birthday! An additional day accrues for every 3 years of service.

-A workplace pension scheme.

What will you be doing in the role

-Initial site assessment and feasibility advice

-Preparing detailed building designs

-Obtaining planning and building regulation consents.

-Client facing capacity on a regular basis, offering expert and sound advice on a range of development proposals.

-Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions.

-Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and adhering to time limits.

-Maintaining a good understanding of policies relating to residential, commercial and rural schemes.

-Attending client and council meetings.

The successful candidate will:

-Be a full member of the RTPI with post qualification experience.

-Have an understanding of a commercial environment.

-Have a "can do" attitude, with a confident manner and a good networker.

-Have a fantastic understanding of the UK planning system.

-Will be comfortable in dealing with your own applications from start to finish.

-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. As well as highly committed and enthusiastic.

Interested? Contact Jack Green on 01792 365100 or email where you will be met with a friendly and professional service to help you proceed with your application.

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