An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior or Junior Associate Town Planner to join a renowned multi-disciplinary practice in their Mayfair office. The successful applicant will part of the in-house planning team and will assist in providing expert advice to their diverse client-base.
Despite the ongoing COVID pandemic, the firm have experienced significant success and are therefore looking to expand the Planning team to assist with their busy workload. The successful applicant will work on a wide variety of schemes, including commercial, retail, employment, mixed-use, residential, leisure and education. The company have a wide range of clients (both throughout the UK and internationally) and have been featured in the Sunday Times "100 Best Companies to Work For". They are also a silver standard accredited 'Investor in People' company, emphasising their focus in providing a great work environment for employees.
You will be MRTPI qualified and operating around the Senior Planner or Associate level, with some current or recent commercial consultancy experience. You should have a good grounding in application led work and enjoy a client facing role. Your role will include feasibility and appraisal work, preparing and submitting planning applications, providing bespoke advice to the firm's client base, maintaining existing and enhancing client relationships, cross-selling other departments, coordinating other professional input to projects where needed and building upon your project management experience. You should have strong report writing, communication and presentation skills, be client facing and enjoy networking situations.
The successful candidates will be rewarded with a very competitive remuneration package. The company are in the process of implementing agile working and workday flexibility. Other benefits include holiday buy & sell, company pension, private healthcare, life insurance (4x salary), cycle to work scheme, interest free travel loans, discretionary bonus, free eye tests, subsidised gym membership. Last year, the firm paid a COVID bonus to thank everyone for their hard work during the pandemic of 2.5% (as well as the firmwide bonus of 6%), along with a £25 John Lewis voucher and a Hello Fresh or Just Eat voucher, and of course in normal years, they have summer and Christmas parties. The firm have a very low staff turnover and are recruiting due to increasing workload and new clients secured.
To be considered, please apply with an updated CV, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, your CV will not be sent to the firm before you have been briefed on the role.