Planning Director (Birmingham)

  • Job Reference: RH/888011
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £60,000 to £120,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a chartered town planner in Birmingham looking for a rewarding role with plenty of variety, large scale projects and flexible working as standard? A market leading firm are expanding their planning team and are looking for a Director to join them and strengthen their offering, based in their city centre office.

This firm work on an incredible variety of work ranging from city centre regeneration and commercial/mixed-use schemes as well as residential/strategic sites, education and industrial/logistics work. They also have robust framework agreements with the likes of Homes England, MoD and various universities that give an interesting and varied workload. Projects range in scale but include a lot of large scale schemes so you will have excellent exposure to really nice sites and clients as well adding to this with your own contacts.

We are looking for MRTPI qualified planners operating at Director level. You will ideally have recent/current consultancy experience and we would also consider those working clientside. You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Midlands property and development market and have ideas around target areas/sectors. You should have a strong contact base and enjoy business development and networking as a regular part of your role. You will be comfortable running medium-large scale projects.

The team are very sociable and active in the industry networking circles, it is a fun place to work as well as rewarding and an excellent name for your CV. They are also great with flexible and agile working, being one of the first bigger names to provide this as standard. These are ideally full-time positions but we would consider a reduced week for the right candidates.

You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package including benefits such as car/allowance, private health care, life assurance, enhanced pension plus a strong bonus scheme.

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.