Head of Planning

Posted 07 February 2024
Salary £55k - 75k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameGeorgia Cookson

Job description

Job Title: Head of Planning
Location: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Private Sector
Are you an experienced Planning professional looking for an exciting leadership opportunity? Our client, a leading private consultancy based in Cheltenham, is seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as the Head of Planning.
Position Overview: As the Head of Planning, you will play a key role in shaping the planning strategy for their clients. You will lead a team of talented planning professionals, providing guidance and expertise to ensure the successful delivery of projects. This role involves working closely with clients, local authorities, and internal teams to develop and implement effective planning strategies.
Key Responsibilities:
·Develop and implement strategic planning initiatives to meet client objectives.L
·Lead and mentor a team of planning professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
·Engage with clients and stakeholders to understand project requirements and provide expert advice.
·Stay abreast of industry trends, regulations, and best practices to ensure the consultancy remains at the forefront of planning excellence.
·Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate planning considerations into overall project plans.
Qualifications and Experience:
·Full membership of the RTPI.
·Proven experience in a senior planning role, preferably within a consultancy environment.
·Strong leadership and team management skills.
·In-depth knowledge of planning regulations, policies, and procedures.
·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
·25 days annual leave excluding Bank Holidays.
·Flexible working.
·Pension up to 3%.
·Death in service.
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 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.
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Georgia Cookson on 02393 876 099.
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: 47580