Town Planner

Posted 04 August 2023
Salary £28k - 35k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Town Planning
Contact NameKrishan Adams

Job description

Are you a skilled and motivated local authority Town Planner looking to move into the private sector? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
Position: Town Planner
Location: London, United Kingdom
About Us:
Our client is a leading planning consultancy based in the outskirts of London. We pride ourselves on our commitment to creating sustainable and innovative solutions that enhance communities and shape the future of our urban spaces. With an impressive portfolio of projects spanning commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments, they work closely with public and private sector clients to deliver high-quality, impactful developments that stand the test of time.
Job Description:
As a Town Planner you will be at the forefront of planning and shaping London's dynamic urban landscape. Your responsibilities will include:
·Collaborating with project teams to develop and deliver comprehensive planning strategies for a range of projects, from inception to completion.
·Conducting site assessments, feasibility studies, and environmental impact assessments to ensure compliance with local regulations and policies.
·Preparing and submitting planning applications, including negotiating with local authorities and stakeholders to secure approvals.
·Providing expert advice on planning policies, guidelines, and best practices to ensure adherence to relevant regulations.
·Engaging in community consultations and public meetings to address concerns and incorporate valuable feedback into development plans.
·Monitoring and evaluating planning applications, identifying potential issues, and proposing necessary adjustments to achieve successful outcomes.
·Keeping abreast of the latest industry trends, legislation, and policy changes, and applying this knowledge to enhance the quality and sustainability of our projects.
·A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Town Planning, Urban Design, or a related field.
·Proven experience as a Town Planner in the UK, with a focus on London or similar urban environments.
·In-depth knowledge of the UK planning system, policies, and regulations.
·Strong understanding of sustainable development principles and urban design concepts.
·Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with clients, authorities, and community stakeholders.
·Proficiency in relevant software and technologies commonly used in town planning (e.g., CAD, GIS).
·Membership or eligibility for membership with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is desirable.
·Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
·Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
·A collaborative and supportive work environment with a diverse team of experts.
·Access to exciting and challenging projects that make a real difference to London's landscape.
·Flexible working arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.
Application Process:
To apply for the Town Planner position please submit a CV to
1.A detailed CV showcasing your relevant education and work experience.
2.A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and explaining how your skills align with our company's vision.
Successful, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews, unfortunately we cannot respond to every application.
Job Reference Number: 44813