Planning Director | Bedford | National Consultancy
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Planning Director - Bedford
Salary: £Negotiable dependant on experience (Guide of £50,000 - £60,000 p/a)
Penguin Recruitment is excited to be representing a national planning and development consultancy who, as part of a strategic growth plan is looking to recruit a Planning Director to co-lead the Bedford team.
In this role, you will further develop the Office's already well-established profile and broad project portfolio. The Bedford Office has a diverse and growing workload ranging from 'garden village' proposals to large scale settlement extensions, commercial development of many scales, rural development schemes, including 'paragraph 79 dwellings, development plan promotion and a range of applications and appeals. The Office has a mix of both public and private clients and works very closely with their other growing Offices which have a combined team of over 30 planners.
The successful candidate should be RTPI or RICS qualified and have a minimum of 10 years' professional experience. They should have some experience of managing projects and a professional team(s) and be able to provide leadership and vision. They should also be client facing and be confident with a business development role.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop a wider management role within the business, including both the 'Regional Planning Directors' Panel' and on the main company Board. It is expected that the post holder would have an opportunity to move to equity status after a qualifying period.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
- Development of the client base including oversight of existing client instructions and development of client opportunities;
- Managing the workloads and professional development of the planning staff and ensuring that the required standards are met;
- Contributing to Companywide business and development strategy;
Remuneration will be commensurate with the abilities and potential of the successful candidate and will include a competitive salary, performance linked bonus scheme, access to the Company pension scheme, health insurance and a number of other fringe benefits.
Interested in this role? To be considered, please click on the link below to apply. For more information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 341 104.
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bedford, St Neots, Hitchin, Luton, Dunstable, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Cambridge, Hemel Hempstead or LONDON (Bedford to St Pancras International - 39 minutes).
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