Senior Town Planner - Bristol

  • Job Reference: DC/888802
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £38,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car/Allowance & Benefits
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Town Planner - Bristol

A great opportunity has arisen to join a National Consultancy who are currently seeking a Senior Planner to join their Residential Development, Planning and Project Management team.

Working within this collaborative team, you will work on the on-going delivery of client projects in a fast moving, client-focused commercial environment. The position will require taking a significant role in winning instructions for the team and wider business. So, if you have the experience, ability to work on your own initiative, excellent problem-solving skills, and a strong work ethic - then this role is for you.

In the role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing planning advice and consultancy services to colleagues and private sector clients
  • Working largely autonomously to manage a range of medium and large-scale planning projects to a high standard
  • Preparing planning applications and planning appeals of varying scales as well as liaising and negotiating with planning officers, employees of consultee organisations and third parties
  • Writing reports, interpreting data, and making recommendations
  • Ensuring compliance with local planning regulations
  • Demonstrating Business Generation through effective client management, networking events and deploying planning expertise to identify short and long term development opportunities
  • Supporting wider business development activities to help achieve business targets and objectives
  • Setting out coherent planning strategies and fee proposals

To be successful in the role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Chartered Town Planner (MRTPI)
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations in both planning policy and development management with a residential focus
  • Excellent standards of verbal and written communication
  • Proven ability to secure repeat business through effective and efficient client management
  • Confidence and capability in contributing to decision making both internally and externally