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Job Description

  • Job Title: Town Planner
  • Location: Peterborough or Cambridge
  • Full time
  • Competitive salary
  • Payment of annual professional memberships
  • CPD support
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum (pro rata)
  • Workplace pension scheme

We are seeking a proactive, dynamic, commercially-minded and experienced planning consultant to lead the delivery of planning services from our Cambridge office. Whilst office based, we are also open to offering a flexible approach to the location, which could include Cambridge and Peterborough.

The successful applicant, MRTPI qualified, will be expected to lead and manage client projects as well as supporting and assisting colleagues in all aspects of planning. Duties will include:

  • Researching planning policies and constraints
  • Preparing detailed planning policy and design statements
  • Site visits and land appraisals
  • Preparation and submission of planning application forms and associated documents
  • Attending client and council meetings
  • Identifying and delivering marketing opportunities for planning within the area
  • Advice to existing and potential clients
  • Preparation of fee proposals

To be successful in this position, the following skills and characteristics would be required:

Essential skills or experience:

  • Experience in the production and management of small to large scale planning applications within a Local Authority or consultancy environment
  • Full member of the RTPI with post qualification experience
  • Understanding of commercial implications of planning proposals
  • A “can do” attitude, be of strong character, confident and a good networker
  • Flexible and adaptable to client needs
  • Ability to work under pressure and often to tight deadlines
  • Full UK driving licence

Further information

To apply please email your CV and salary expectations to Kate Wood MRTPI, [email protected]. If you have any queries or wish to discuss the post please feel free to call her on 01733 897722.