Associate Town Planner

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £50k - 60k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Job Title: Associate Town Planner
Location: Reading, UK
a Leading Multi-disciplinary Consultancy
Carrington West are working with a renowned multi-disciplinary consultancy, offering a broad spectrum of services across various sectors. With a reputation for delivering high-quality and innovative solutions, they pride themselves on fostering a dynamic and collaborative work environment. Their Reading office seeks a motivated and experienced Associate Town Planner to join their talented team.
As an Associate Town Planner, you will play a pivotal role in providing expert planning advice and delivering successful outcomes for a diverse range of projects. You will work closely with clients, stakeholders, and multidisciplinary teams to ensure that planning processes are navigated smoothly and efficiently. This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your career within a supportive and forward-thinking consultancy.
Key Responsibilities:
·Managing and delivering a variety of planning projects from inception to completion.
·Providing expert planning advice to clients, stakeholders, and internal teams.
·Preparing and submitting planning applications, appeals, and development proposals.
·Conducting site appraisals and feasibility studies.
·Engaging in public consultations and community engagement activities.
·Collaborating with other departments to ensure integrated and cohesive project delivery.
·Keeping up-to-date with planning legislation and policy changes.
·Mentoring and supporting junior team members.
Qualifications and Experience:
·A degree in Town Planning or a related discipline.
·Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
·Significant experience in a town planning role, preferably within a consultancy environment.
·Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation, policy, and procedures.
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
·Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
·Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
·Proficiency in relevant planning software and tools.
What We Offer:
·Competitive salary and benefits package.
·Opportunities for career progression and professional development.
·A vibrant and inclusive workplace culture.
·Flexible working arrangements.
·Access to a range of exciting and high-profile projects.
Experience in a planning consultancy or local authority is a must. Please note that applications won't be considered without the criteria being met.
The salary is negotiable and can be discussed in an interview or upon application.
This role will move quickly and is a unique opportunity so please get in touch as soon as possible. By sending in your CV, you acknowledge you are happy for us to put you forward for the role you have applied for. If you are keen to see a full job description, please call or attach a cover letter to your application.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Tullula Farrell on 02393 876 021.
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities, but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference Number: 51802