Posted 10 June 2024
Salary £80k - 90k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Job Title: Planning Director
Location: Southampton
Multidisciplinary Private Planning Practice
Carrington West are pleased to be working with a private planning practice renowned for its innovative approach, seamlessly integrating urban design, architecture, and planning to shape the future of our built environment. Our multidisciplinary client thrives on creativity, collaboration, and a commitment to sustainable development, delivering transformative projects that enhance communities across the UK.
They seek an experienced and visionary Planning Director to lead a dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of planning policies and practices, and a proven track record in managing complex planning projects. You will play a pivotal role in driving our projects from conception through to completion, ensuring they meet high standards.
Key Responsibilities:
·Provide strategic leadership and direction to the planning team.
·Oversee the development and delivery of planning applications, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and policies.
·Collaborate with urban designers, architects, and other stakeholders to develop innovative and sustainable planning solutions.
·Engage with clients, local authorities, and community groups to foster strong relationships and secure project approvals.
·Mentor and develop junior planners, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
·Stay abreast of industry trends, legislation, and best practices to ensure our practice remains at the forefront of the industry.
·Represent the practice at public meetings, planning committees, and other forums.
Qualifications and Experience:
·Degree in Town Planning, Urban Planning, or a related field.
·Chartered Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
·Extensive experience in a senior planning role, ideally within a multidisciplinary environment.
·Demonstrable success in managing large-scale and complex planning projects.
·Strong leadership and team management skills.
·Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder engagement abilities.
·In-depth knowledge of UK planning legislation, policies, and procedures.
What We Offer:
·Competitive salary and benefits package.
·Opportunity to lead and shape high-profile projects.
·Collaborative and supportive work environment.
·Continuous professional development and career progression opportunities.
·Flexible working arrangements.
The salary is negotiable and can be discussed in interview or upon application.
This role will move quickly and is 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 in 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: 51665