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Associate Town Planner | Associate Director

Employer
Penguin Recruitment
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Salary
£55000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Planning
Function
Planner
Sector
Consultancy
Seniority
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details



Job Title: Associate Town Planner | Associate Director

Location: Manchester (Wilmslow) or Chester

Hybrid Working

THE ROLE AND WHAT YOU'LL DO

Penguin recruitment is delighted to be supporting a planning and environmental consultancy who are leading in UK infrastructure and renewable energy development. The company is currently engaged in four DCO projects, together with a variety of other large scale development projects including hydrogen projects, carbon capture and storage, renewable energy, transport, and major industrial and commercial development. My client has been responsible for some of the UK's first and most innovative developments, including the UK's first Carbon Capture and Usage facility.

My client is keen to appoint a planning consultant with a demonstrable track record and understanding of DCO projects and other major infrastructure and/or renewable energy development.

You will be joining a market leading, experienced infrastructure planning / environmental team and will, be given the following responsibilities
    Leading development consent applications for major infrastructure projects
    Leading other development planning work and providing authoritative planning advice to colleagues and clients
    Collaborative working, devising and managing programmes and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams
    Leading business development activities and bids for major projects
    Leading and managing projects from opportunity to delivery
    Taking financial responsibility for projects from inception through to completion
    Liaising and cultivating good relationships with clients, colleagues, and fellow professionals
    Remaining informed about documents relating to planning policy and practice


This is a great opportunity to progress your career, working on a diverse portfolio of major projects for prestigious clients alongside the very best UK planning professionals.

QUALITIES & ATTRIBUTES

Candidates should be able to meet the following minimum requirements
    Proven track record of playing a key role in successful development consent applications under the Town and County Planning Act 1990 and Planning Act 2008
    Relevant degree and full Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or an equivalent professional town planning organisation
    A thorough understanding of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and its relationship with the development consent process
    Ability to work on own initiative and deliver high quality work to-programme and within budget
    Client and colleague relationship-focused, with good interpersonal skills and collaborative working approach
    Excellent report drafting skills and the ability to write clearly, concisely and confidently with minimal assistance or overview
    Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of programmes


WHAT YOU'LL GET BACK

My client provides great opportunities for career progression, highly competitive salaries, annual bonuses, and a range of working benefits including pension contributions, private healthcare, and payment of professional fees.


Interested?


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable candidates ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Josh Jones on 01792362010 or josh.jones@penguinrecruitment.co.uk

Company

Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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Company info
Telephone
0121 442 0646
Location
166B Alcester Road
166B Alcester Road
Moseley
Birmingham
West Midlands
B13 8HS
GB

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