Town planner

Posted 16 November 2023
Salary £30k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameTullula Farrell

Job description

Planning Policy Officer
Private Consultancy
Bristol, UK (Hybrid Working)
Carrington West are pleased to be working with a dynamic and rapidly expanding planning consultancy based in the heart of Bristol! They are a team of passionate professionals dedicated to shaping the future of our cities and communities. As a leader in the industry, they pride themselves on delivering innovative solutions that make a lasting impact. Embrace the opportunity to work in a collaborative and supportive environment, where your skills and creativity will be valued.
We are seeking a talented and motivated Planning Policy Officer to join a growing team. As a Planning Policy Officer, you will play a pivotal role in influencing planning strategies and policies that will shape the development landscape in Bristol and beyond.
Key Responsibilities
·Conduct in-depth research and analysis to support the development of effective planning policies.
·Engage with stakeholders, including local authorities, community groups, and developers, to gather insights and ensure a collaborative approach to policy development.
·Contribute to the preparation of planning documents, ensuring they align with national and local planning policies.
·Stay abreast of legislative changes and emerging trends in the planning sector to inform policy recommendations.
·Provide expert advice on planning policies to internal and external stakeholders.
Qualifications and Experience
·Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field.
·Proven experience working as a Planning Policy Officer or in a similar role within the planning sector.
·Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation and policies.
·Excellent research and analytical skills.
·Effective communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
·Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
What We Offer
·Hybrid working model to support a healthy work-life balance.
·Competitive and flexible salary packages based on experience and skills.
·Professional development opportunities and continuous learning.
·A vibrant and inclusive work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued.
·Exciting projects that allow you to make a real impact on the future of our communities.
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, our client is also open to someone who is looking for part-time.
This role will move quickly and is a unique opportunity so please get in touch as soon as possible. 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, and then we can consider you for other positions.
Job Reference Number: 47117