Planning Director (Newcastle)

  • Job Reference: RH/888098
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £50,000 to £80,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Director level Planner to join a leading practice in Newcastle. This firm have an excellent reputation across the country and operate across all planning sectors with an enviable client base. They have been rapidly expanding over the last 12 months and this is an excellent time to join them with further expansion on the horizon.

Your role will involve managing a number of complex projects; written representations; informal hearing and public inquiry submissions; submission of representations to development plans; site appraisals; S106 negotiations; and preparing and submitting planning applications. At this level you will be running projects, coordinating teams and managing junior staff assisting you on projects. The sector of projects varies and includes residential, mixed-use, commercial, environmental and strategic sites amongst others. The team also get involved with housing need analysis, land supply and demographics work so it's a really interesting mix. There is an impressive client base to work with including blue chip clients, land owners and developers. At this level you should also be able to show that you have good contacts and be comfortable in business development activities and enjoy this side. At this senior level, consultancy experience is preferred.

Candidates will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, good bonuses, great progression potential and a strong name behind you in the market.

For more information on this role and/or to apply please send your CV (which will be treated in the strictest of confidence and never sent to any client without fully briefing you and gaining your permission) to Ruth Hoggett (ruth@beachbaker.co.uk).