Town Planner/ Senior Town Planner – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • South East
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum Excellent Benefits Package


Role: Town Planner/Senior Town Planner

Salary: £25,000-£40,000

Location: Sussex

Penguin Recruitment is working with a well-established town planning consultancy operated and managed by Chartered Town Planners in Sussex to recruit a Senior Planner to the team. This is a career defining opportunity for an ambitious planning professional looking to build their reputation and portfolio of planning experience.

As a Senior Planning Consultant, you will be part of a small ambitious, successful team providing clients with high quality, customer focussed, timely and outcome-based Planning services.

The successful candidate will:

Be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Have 3 years or more relevant experience
Be able to prioritise and manage a workload whilst working flexibly to meet both the commercial and contractual needs of the business.
Hold demonstrable experience of working as a planning officer or consultant in the public/private sector.
Hold a demonstrable level of knowledge and understanding and application of current and emerging planning legislation.
Be ambitious to enhance the reputation of the Development Management service for innovation, quality and timeliness of deliveryYour duties in the role:

Processing mainly minor and small major planning applications in a timely manner, producing robust reports and recommendations to achieve desired and deliverable outcomes.
Preparing and presenting evidence on appeals for core and external clients.
Contributing to service improvements to achieve cost efficiency and effectiveness.
Contributing to the delivery and improvement of business management systems, procedures and processes.
Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood.
Supporting the growth of the team by making a positive contribution to business development, securing repeat work and applying a commercial lens to all work undertaken and behaviours.
Planning Performance Agreements and providing pre-application advice on complex cases.

If you are interested and have a degree or recognised post graduate qualification in planning or related discipline then please contact Jack Green on (phone number removed) or email where you will be met with a friendly and professional service to help you proceed your application.

Salary: £25000 – £40000/annum Excellent Benefits Package

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

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