Senior Planner/Associate (Kent)

  • Job Reference: RH/887409
  • Date Posted: 22 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a leading consultancy in Kent for a Senior Planner or Associate to join an expanding team. You will be joining a friendly and supportive office in a modern, open plan layout with parking available for staff.

We are looking for MRTPI candidates operating at Senior Planner, Associate or Associate Director level. For the right person we may also consider a Director. This firm have an excellent reputation in the planning industry across the country and offer a great portfolio of clients for you to work with. These include prestigious housebuilders and commercial developers, property companies and also land owners and public sector organisations. The work is mainly residential and mixed-use focussed and includes large scale application work as well as strategic schemes involving site promotion, there is a really good variety.

The company are brilliant for promoting internally and nearly all of the Senior Board joined the firm as planners and senior planners. At this level we are looking for confident networkers and a proven ability to build and develop client relationships. Transferrable clients are a bonus but not essential as the team are extremely busy and have a large pipeline of work ready.

Ideally we are looking for some private sector experience, preferably from a consultancy environment but we can consider those coming from a clientside set-up or local authority for the right person. In any case you should have a commercial approach to business, a good knowledge of local planning policies and experience of residential schemes. Relocators may also be considered if you can show knowledge and commitment to the area and the ability to quickly pick up new policies.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package and good progression opportunities.

To apply for this role please do not hesitate to 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.