Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting an established Planning Consultancy on the hire of an Associate Town Planner to join their team in Hampshire.
In this role you will have a varied client base consisting of Developers, Private Individuals, Landowners, Housing Associations, Public Sector Organisations and other professionals. This role will involve you completing the necessary work to obtain permissions for your clients, business development and supporting junior staff members, as outlined below;Duties will includePreparation of written fee proposalsPlanning research online and at LPA officesUndertaking site visits and preparing written and visual recordPreparing written site appraisalsProvision of written and verbal planning advicePreparation, submission and management of applications including planning, enforcement, listed building consent, certificate of lawfulness and prior approval notificationsPreparation of planning, design & access, heritage and other related statementsPreparation of Local Plan representations for site promotion and appearing as an expert witness at public inquiriesSubmitting and managing appeals by Written Representations, Hearings and Public Inquiries including preparation of Appeal Statements/Evidence and appearing as an expert witness at public inquiriesLeading the development team on larger projectsDealing directly with clients for all types of proposalsSpeaking on behalf of clients at Planning Committee meetings Business Development Self-sufficiency in work generation and generating additional work for other members of staffOrganising and speaking at Practice seminarsLeading initiatives for business/client developmentGuiding junior staff in professional and personal developmentAttendance at networking events on behalf of the PracticeProactively leading specific tasks required for the development/operation of the PracticeActing as liaison contact between staff and PartnersContributing to Partners' annual strategy meeting as required Key Qualities and Competencies Required Chartered Planner/RTPI MemberFull driving licenceExcellent understanding and ability in the full range of planning workExcellent commercial understanding of development projectsGood IT literacy and understanding/implementation of Practice IT/administration procedures Self-motivatedWell organisedExcellent time managementHigh level of accuracyExcellent attention to detailExcellent team player and ability to lead team initiativesExcellent communicator at all levelsExcellent commercial understanding of planning consultancy business. Consultancy experience essentialPeople management including supervision of work of junior staff members Why Apply?
On top of joining an established national practice, a stable team inside of a busy consultancy, the role will attract a competitive starting salary and benefits package. Interested?
The Partners leading this recruitment are keen to speak with suitable Chartered Town Planners ASAP so please express your interest below by clicking 'apply'.
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