Senior Planner - London

  • Job Reference: KW/8883971
  • Date Posted: 30 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £400,000 to £490,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Town Planner to join a leading practice in London. This firm are one of the biggest players in planning consultancy across the UK and have a particularly strong team in London. The multi-disciplinary office is based in London's West End and has a large, open-plan, friendly environment with a sizeable planning team.

This firm are market leaders in planning consultancy and the London office have a very strong presence in central London developments. They have an impressive portfolio of clients including luxury and prestigious housebuilders and commercial developers, wealthy landowners and property developers, corporates, funds and investors as well as public-sector organisations. They offer the chance to work on high profile developments including residential, mixed-use, commercial, listed-buildings, heritage and office/tall building schemes. The majority of the projects are based in central London/surrounding Boroughs.

We are looking for Town Planners who are MRTPI qualified operating around the experienced Planner or Senior Planner level. You will ideally have some current or recent commercial consultancy experience, 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 (this firm are one of the best payers on the market) which includes a great benefits and bonus scheme, a structured CPD offering, a very supportive learning environment and fantastic career progression opportunities. The firm have a very low staff turnover and are recruiting due to increasing workloads and new clients secured. This really is a great opportunity to work for one of the leading names in planning and get some great projects on your CV.

To apply for this role, please do not hesitate to contact Katrina Wheadon (katrina@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.

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