Principal Town Planner

Posted 30 May 2024
Salary £30k - 50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Job Title: Senior Town Planner
Location: Swindon (Hybrid Working)
£35,000 - £50,000 DOE
Carrington West are pleased to be working with a dynamic and forward-thinking private planning consultancy based in Swindon, dedicated to delivering innovative solutions to their clients across the UK. With a focus on sustainable development and community engagement, they pride themselves on our ability to navigate complex planning issues and deliver successful outcomes.
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Town Planner to join their team. As a key member of their consultancy, you will lead on a diverse range of projects, providing expert advice and guidance to clients while ensuring compliance with planning regulations and policies. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on stimulating projects and contribute to the continued success of our consultancy.
Key Responsibilities:
·Lead and manage planning projects from inception to completion, ensuring deadlines and objectives are met.
·Provide expert planning advice to clients, stakeholders, and colleagues.
·Prepare and submit planning applications, appeals, and other planning documents.
·Conduct site appraisals, feasibility studies, and environmental assessments.
·Liaise with local authorities, government agencies, and other stakeholders to negotiate planning permissions and agreements.
·Mentor and support junior members of the planning team.
·Keep abreast of changes in planning legislation and policy, ensuring compliance and best practice.
·Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) is essential.
·Proven experience working within a private planning consultancy or similar environment.
·Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation, policy, and procedures.
·Excellent communication, negotiation, and project management skills.
·Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and collaborative approach.
·Full driving license and willingness to travel to project sites as required.
·Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
·Hybrid working model, offering flexibility between remote and office-based work.
·Company pension scheme, ensuring financial security for the future.
·Performance-based bonus scheme, rewarding excellence and achievement.
·Opportunities for professional development and career progression within a supportive and ambitious team.
Apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.
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: 49490