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MRTPI Planner

Lewis Davey
Leicester, Leicestershire
£35k-£45k + benefits
Closing date
30 Sep 2021
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Our client is an award-winning multidisciplinary design practice which is currently recruiting for a Planning Consultant to work in their Leicester studio, reporting to their Planning Director.

The successful candidate is required to:

•            Successful candidates are required to…

•            be a chartered member of the RTPI (or eligible for membership)

•            have an excellent knowledge of the English planning system

•            prepare, submit and manage planning applications, appeals and local plan representations

•            liaise with clients, third parties and planning authorities on all relevant matters

•            present proposals at public meetings and community consultation events

•            carry out desktop research to support projects, reports and appraisals

•            attend meetings and undertake site visits as required

•            build and maintain client relationships

•            win new business and help grow the department

•            assist with the resourcing of the planning team

•            comply with the company’s quality assurance procedures and vision

•            perform any other relevant activities as required by the company

•            have good presentation and communication skills

•            have the initiative to work both independently and as part of a team

•            have the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

•            have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes; ( InDesign would be an advantage)

•            have a full UK driving licence

Why join their team?

•            competitive salary

•            pension scheme

•            healthcare scheme

•            perkbox discount account

•            smart go travel scheme

•            regular social events

•            training and development

•            promotion/progression routes

•            mentoring system in place

•            CPD’s and external training

•            extra day’s holiday for every 3 years’ service

•            as much responsibility as you are prepared for!

This is a great opportunity to work alongside the Planning Director and to play a considerable role in the growth and development of the planning service. The company offers a great salary and a fantastic benefits package, including the ability to work remotely for part of the week.

Contact Shaun Lewis on or 07789 371470 for more information.


Lewis Davey specialises in Town Planning recruitment. Our specialist Town Planning team brings 20 years experience of placing candidates in roles in the Private Sector - with Consultancies and Developers - and in the Public Sector, where we specialise in permanent recruitment. Lewis Davey can help you find that ideal role in your chosen sector.

It is our mission to add value to both candidates and clients in their pursuit of better, more suitable opportunities. Our relationships with our clients are holistic; meaning we have an unrivalled access to the key decision makers within the businesses of:

• Planning Consultancies (Planning, Property, Multidisciplinary, Environmental, Design)

• Architects

• Developers and Housebuilders

• Local Authorities

We specialise in negotiating with our clients to offer roles which have flexible working, enhanced benefits and better trerms of employment. So contact us today to discuss your career plans and we will find that ideal role for you. We work nationwide, all the way through from Planning Assistant to Planning Director. Call Shaun Lewis on 020 7859 4246 or email to be considered for active roles or to work strategically with us with a longer term goal in mind.


Find Us
020 7859 4246
27 Old Gloucester Street
Greater London
United Kingdom
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