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Senior Planner | Sheffield | 2+ years' post-grad experience

Lewis Davey
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circa £30k - £35k + bonuses + benefits
Closing date
9 Oct 2021
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An experienced Town Planner is required to join a busy and successful consultancy in Sheffield.


This consultancy is one of the UK’s fastest growing planning firms, with other professional disciplines also working within the group. They have a number of growing offices spread across the country and meet at a company-wide events a couple of times a year.


Projects are diverse, covering a wide range of sectors including residential, strategic promotions, commercial, heritage and listed buildings, education, retirement living, public sectors DM and policy services, retails impact assessments and much more. You will be given every opportunity to be involved in a range of projects ensuring maximum industry exposure and experience, and also giving you the opportunity to develop a wide ranging network and client base over time.


Requirements of the successful candidate:

  • At least 2 years’ experience gained in a private or public sector planning environment – ideally more;
  • Development Management / Applications focused background;
  • Experience in either processing and advising on planning applications, or writing and submitting applications on behalf of the client;
  • Excellent report and letter writing skills;
  • Experience attending and speaking at planning committee;
  • A degree in Planning or related field;
  • MRTPI or on the licentiate pathway;
  • A commercial outlook with drive and ambition to succeed in a consultancy environment;
  • Keen to further career, work with autonomy on some projects, manage and mentor junior staff and continue to develop through further CPD training and attending conferences and events.


Rewards and benefits:

In return for your efforts, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary (DOE), bonuses, pension contributions, generous holiday allowance, laptop, phone, RTPI membership fees and much more.


A full driving licence and own car are essential for this position as you will be required to travel to sites across the region. You will be fully reimbursed for your mileage costs at HMRC rates.


Interested? You probably should be!


To find out more about this opportunity (in confidence of course), please call Shaun on 07789 371470  or apply directly below. Alternatively, apply by sending your CV (with contact number) to

Your CV and personal details are safe with us. We only send out CV’s with explicit permission from the candidate.


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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