Senior Planner (Edinburgh)

  • Job Reference: RH/887060
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car/Allowance, bonus scheme and benefits
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planner to join a leading consultancy in Edinburgh based in the city centre. You will be joining a very established planning team part of a larger multi-disciplinary office. This is an excellent time to join the team with the company heavily invested in their growth. They are a well-known brand nationally for all of their disciplines and have a very strong reputation in planning.

You will be supporting the team through the preparation of planning applications, planning appraisals and appeals for a range of blue chip clients. This team do a lot of work in the environmental planning realm and are therefore looking for Senior Planners with experience of DCO and EIA processes from a similar environmental planning consultancy environment. Knowledge of waste planning, infrastructure and energy projects is also an advantage.

Candidates will be MRTPI qualified and preferably also IEMA qualified. You should have private sector experience and knowledge of the Scottish market. You should be confident in working on large scale schemes and have excellent project management experience. We are looking for candidates with a can-do attitude and a commercial approach. You should be confident in client facing and presentation situations as well as liaising/managing consultancy teams of various specialist disciplines. You should have excellent report writing skills and be organised in nature.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package as well as excellent progression opportunities.

To apply for this role please do not hesitate to contact Ruth Hoggett ( By clicking apply, please be assured that your CV will not be sent to the client until you have been fully briefed on the role and given permission for us to do so. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.