A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Town Planner to join an expanding planning consultancy in Leeds. This firm are a multi-discipline organisation with planning at their core. They have a very strong name in the industry and a well-established client base.
This is a full-time position for either a Planner or Senior Planner and offers the chance to work on an exciting variation of projects. You will be assisting senior members of staff on a wide portfolio of work to include; residential, mixed-use, commercial, rural, heritage and energy schemes. Your role will include site history research; feasibility studies, writing planning statements, preparing and submitting planning applications, preparing design and access statements, attending site visits and pre-application meetings, preparing evidence to support appeals, site promotion work and providing expert planning advice to a range of clients.
The successful candidate will hold a completed RTPI accredited masters degree and at least 12 months experience (ideally 2-5 years). You will either be recently MRTPI or very close to achieving it. Ideally this experience will have been gained in a similar consultancy environment but local authority experience will also be considered. You will ideally be working in the Leeds/Yorkshire market but relocators will be considered with connections to the area. You should have excellent report writing skills, presentation skills and be confident in client facing situations. You will be working as part of a team but should also be able to work independently to often tight deadlines. You should also have a good understanding of local and regional planning policy and be comfortable running small scale projects with minimal supervision and assisting on larger scale projects with support.
You will be rewarded with excellent progression, supported CPD including full RTPI enabling you to become MRTPI as soon as possible. The company provides excellent rates of pay with company benefits such car or car allowance, pension scheme, health care and bonus.
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