Planner or Senior Planner (Kent)

  • Job Reference: RH-887625
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
  • 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 Planner or Senior Planner level to join a leading planning team in Kent. You will be joining a well-established team working on some really exciting projects. The office is well placed for candidates living Kent, South/SE London and parts of Surrey/Sussex.

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, land owners, 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 would be advantageous, but we can consider candidates from a local authority, preferably within the local area. Any similar project experience is a big advantage, but not essential as full training and support is available. 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 report writing skills. You will be able to manage small-medium scale projects and support on larger scale schemes. You will have an analytical mind and be confident in client facing situations.

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 ( 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.