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Chartered Town Planner

Employer
Directions Planning Consultancy Ltd
Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Salary
Salary dependent upon experience
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Discipline
Planning
Function
Planner
Sector
Consultancy
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Job Details

Directions Planning Consultancy Ltd. is looking to appoint a Chartered Town Planner to join our small, friendly team.

Established in 2010, and covering a broad geographical area across the north and east of England with offices in Harrogate and York, we are proud of our reputation for offering sound, straightforward, high-quality advice to a wide range of clients.

As a general planning practice, we can offer an opportunity to work with private individuals, housebuilders, commercial developers, parish councils, farmers, social housing providers and charities, providing advice on a variety of matters such as development management, local plans, enforcement, advertisement control, neighbourhood planning and appeals.

This is a great role for someone who enjoys diverse and interesting work. With such a broad spectrum of clients and cases, then the successful candidate must have strong problem-solving skills, be flexible in approach, and have perseverance and enthusiasm. You will also need excellent writing and communication skills.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Appraise development potential
  • Conduct research
  • Draft and co-ordinate the submission of planning applications
  • Collate information to discharge planning conditions
  • Monitor progress and draft representations to local plan consultations
  • Organise and attend public consultation events
  • Draft planning policies and other policy documents
  • Undertake site visits

In return, we offer a flexible working environment, supporting your career development and rewarding ambition and achievement.

We are happy to receive applications from planners at any stage in their career provided they are MRTPI qualified with a full driving license and access to their own vehicle. Applications for part-time or full-time working are welcome.

To discuss the opportunity informally please contact Kathryn Jukes on 07908 666530. Alternatively, please send a CV and covering letter to k.jukes@directionsplanning.co.uk before the deadline of 5pm on Friday 12 November 2021.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships.

Company

Directions Planning Consultancy is a small friendly general planning practice mostly covering the North of England from our office in Harrogate. Established in 2010, we have built up a reputation for offering sound straightforward advice; being responsive to client needs; and delivering expectations.

As a general planning practice, our clients are private individuals, housebuilders, commercial developers, parish councils, farmers, charities and social housing providers, and the advice we provide relates predominantly to development management, local plans, enforcement, advertisement control, neighbourhood planning and appeals.

The range of clients we advise means we are involved in a wide variety of projects ranging from individually designed bespoke dwellings to the redevelopment of University campuses. We have provided advice on new commercial explosive stores and at the same time development of city centre hotels. 

We have a real passion for what we do and enjoy the challenges and opportunities brought to us by our clients.

Find Us
Telephone
07908666530
Location
23 Victoria Avenue
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 5RD
United Kingdom
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