Senior Planner | Hertfordshire | Private Sector

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£30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
20 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be working with a respected and vibrant architectural practice in Hertfordshire on the hire on a Senior Planner to manage planning applications and appeals on behalf of their clients. This position has arisen as a result of expanding workload and new projects. You would join a successful practice with a history of supporting

You will help guide your clients through the complex requirements of the planning and building regulatory systems, and other legal and statutory requirements governing the building process to help clients realise the full potential of their properties.

Your duties will include:
  • Prepare and submit planning applications and follow up as required
  • Provide regular updates to partners, directors and the wider team
  • Maintain and update the planning tracker
  • Obtain specialist quotations for services
  • Extensive consultation with external and internal stakeholders
  • Research and visiting sites when required

  • Highly motivated, target focused, initiative driven and able to priorities your own workload
  • Strong IT and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to enable you to liaise closely with colleagues, clients, planning officers and external professionals in a timely and cost-efficiently manner

Qualifications & Experience:
  • You will ideally hold an RTPI accredited Town Planning degree and are MRTPI status (or close to same), with a determination to keep up to date with changes in the UK planning system.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years planning experience required, ideally in both Private and Public sectors
  • You should have extensive knowledge of all aspects of the planning process from inception to completion
  • Experience in preparing complex planning applications and have handled appeals to the Secretary of State
  • Be able to offer planning guidance to our clients and the architects in the company

  • A competitive salary of up to £35,000
  • Benefits
  • Join a respected and growing practice
  • Opportunities for progression

To Apply:

The Director would like to meet with suitable Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For more information on this role or other Hertfordshire based vacancies please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

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