Director of Planning

Posted 30 June 2023
Salary £65k - 75k per year
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameKrishan Adams

Job description

Job Title: Director of Town Planning
Location: London, UK
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
About the Company: Our client is a leading planning consultancy dedicated to developing their renewable and sustainable planning teams. With a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from residential developments to renewable and sustainable planning applications, they pride themselves on delivering innovative solutions that balance the needs of the community, environment, and economic growth. They are seeking a talented Town Planning Director to join our dynamic team and contribute to the continued success of their projects.
Job Description: As a Director of Town Planning you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of our cities and towns. You will work on a variety of projects, collaborating with teams to ensure that developments are designed in accordance with local regulations, policies, and community needs. Your responsibilities will include:
·Conducting research and analysis of planning policies, legislation, and local development plans.
·Engaging with stakeholders, including local authorities, community groups, and clients, to gather input and address concerns.
·Providing expert advice on planning matters, offering solutions that balance social, economic, and environmental factors.
·Participating in public consultations and meetings to present proposals and gather feedback.
·Keeping up-to-date with emerging planning trends, regulations, and best practices.
·A bachelor's or master's degree in Town Planning or a related field.
·Membership in the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or working towards membership.
·Proven experience in town planning, ideally within the UK context.
·Sound knowledge of planning legislation, policies, and procedures.
·Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to think critically and creatively.
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience in report writing and presenting.
·Proficiency in using planning software and other relevant tools.
·Ability to work effectively in a team, as well as independently.
·Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
·Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
·Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
·Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
·Exposure to a wide range of challenging and exciting projects.
·Work-life balance initiatives.
·Company pension scheme.
·Flexible working options.
Application Process: If you are passionate about shaping sustainable communities and have the skills and experience to contribute to their team, we would love to hear from you. To apply for the position, please submit your CV, and any additional supporting documents to []. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.
Note: We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.