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Senior or Principal Planner

Zodiac Recruitment
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£35k - £55k
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

Senior / Principal Planner


Leading Consultancy

£35k to £55k depending on level of experience

My client is an independent award winning consultancy in Yorkshire. They have a reputation as one of the leading consultancy’s in Yorkshire and they are looking for a Senior or Principal Planner to join their very successful team in their Leeds office. With an enviable track record of successful project delivery, my client re currently engaged in several exciting schemes, including both Greenfield and Brownfield opportunities.

As a Senior / Principal Planner, you will be expected to provide precise and professional planning advice and services related to strategic planning policy matters. You will also engage in business development activities and play an active role in expanding our project portfolio.

For the right candidate, this role offers a starting salary between £35k and £55k depending on level of experience, excellent career development opportunities and the chance to demonstrate leadership, decisiveness, pragmatism, communication, and management skills. The ideal candidate will be a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) with experience in the Local Plan system, political and commercial awareness, confidence in leading project teams, and business development capabilities. Effective communication, workload and budget management skills are essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote sites through the Local Plan system, including preparing representations, Hearing Statements, and Advocacy Reports.
  • Conduct engagement events, meetings, and participate in public examinations.
  • Research and design planning policies to guide development.
  • Perform statistical analysis and research, including socio-economic data, to support site promotion.
  • Conduct planning appraisals to determine site development potential. Write high-quality reports with recommendations.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the planning process. Attend site visits and client meetings.

To find out more about this role and the esteemed company that it’s with, reach out to Sam Godsall, Senior Town Planning Recruitment Manager, Sam partners with the best planning companies in the UK and can be contacted in the following ways:

01792 940002

Sam Godsall – LinkedIn  

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