Associate Planner (Surrey)

  • Job Reference: RH/887953G
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a chartered Town Planner operating at Associate level to join a leading planning team in Surrey. You will be joining a well-established team working on some really exciting projects. The office is well placed for candidates living in Guildford, Woking, Farnham, Leatherhead, Basingstoke and surrounding areas.

This team work on an interesting portfolio of work which includes large-scale projects within residential (both immediate and strategic), mixed-use and commercial sectors. They have an impressive client base including housebuilders, resi developers, land promoters, landowners, property companies and government institutions amongst others. Your role will include pre-application advice, writing planning statements, preparing and submitting planning applications, S106 negotiations, appeals, coordinating internal and external sub-consultancy teams, liaising with other professions and technical disciplines and cross-selling across the disciplines of the firm.

We are looking for an MRTPI qualified Town Planner who has a good grounding in development management led work. Consultancy experience is essential at this level, and we are ideally looking for local experience/knowledge (the team operate across the South East and greater London Boroughs). With regards to project experience, a generalist would be the best fit although we can look at specialists in respective sectors or complimenting sectors if you can demonstrate a good contact base. On top of this experience you will be able to show passion and drive for working in the private sector, be organised in nature with very good communication, presentation and project management skills. You will be able to manage large scale schemes and coordinate associated consultancy teams and juniors to deliver projects to tight deadlines. You will have an analytical mind and be confident in client facing situations. You should also be comfortable with networking and business development activities.

You will be rewarded with a structured and progressive career path, market-leading salary and benefits, very competitive bonus scheme, a market-leading brand behind you and regular CPD opportunities all leading to great job satisfaction and a long and rewarding career with this organisation.

To confidentially apply for this role please contact Ruth Hoggett (ruth@beachbaker.co.uk). 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.