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Planning Director

Carrington West
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£60k - 85k per year
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Town Planning Director
Newcastle, UK
(Flexible Working Available)
Join a dynamic and rapidly expanding multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Newcastle, offering innovative solutions across a diverse range of sectors. With a commitment to excellence and sustainability, our team delivers bespoke town planning services to clients nationwide.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Town Planning Director to lead an expanding team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of town planning projects, providing strategic direction, and managing a talented team of professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to impactful projects across various sectors, including agriculture, residential, retail, energy and waste, and infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities:
·Lead and manage the town planning team, providing guidance, mentorship, and support to ensure project success and team development.
·Develop and implement strategic plans to deliver high-quality town planning services, meeting client objectives and regulatory requirements.
·Act as a key point of contact for clients, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies, fostering strong relationships and promoting the consultancy's reputation for excellence.
·Provide expert advice and guidance on complex town planning issues, offering innovative solutions and driving project delivery forward.
·Collaborate with other disciplines within the consultancy to deliver integrated solutions that address client needs and project challenges.
·Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes, ensuring the consultancy remains at the forefront of town planning innovation.
·Degree in Town Planning or related field; Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) preferred.
·Significant experience in town planning, including a proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects across multiple sectors.
·Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team of professionals.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with clients, stakeholders, and team members at all levels.
·Sound knowledge of town planning legislation, regulations, and procedures in the UK.
·Proven ability to think strategically, solve problems, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.
·Commitment to delivering high-quality work, meeting deadlines, and exceeding client expectations.
·Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively in a dynamic team environment.
·Competitive salary and benefits package, including flexible working arrangements.
·Opportunity for career growth and professional development within a dynamic and supportive environment.
·Exposure to diverse projects and sectors, providing opportunities for learning and advancement.
·Collaborative and inclusive company culture, with a focus on teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
·Convenient location in Newcastle with easy access to public transportation and amenities.
Experience in a planning consultancy or local authority is a must. Please note that applications won't be considered without the criteria being met.
The salary is negotiable and can be discussed in an interview or upon application, our client is also open to someone who is looking for part-time.
This role will move quickly and is a unique opportunity so please get in touch as soon as possible. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Tullula Farrell on 02393 876 021.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply, and then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference Number: 49050


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

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02393 876096
North Harbour
United Kingdom

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