Associate Planner

Job Title: Associate Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
REF: BBBH25852
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Associate Planner

Location: Amersham (Flexible)

Salary: £55,000 - £70,000

Excellent opportunity to lead the development and growth of a brand new office based in the South East.

Our client is currently expanding their planning team, and now requires an Associate level planner who is interested in taking a key role in furthering the company's development. You should have a minimum of 10+ years post graduate experience, preferably within a planning consultancy, and have fully chartered MRTPI status. You will have a good understanding and ability in the full range of planning work as well as good commercial understanding of development projects.

What you will do:

As a Associate Planner you will:

Planning Work

  • Prepare written fee proposals in conjunction with Practice Manager or other senior members of staff/Partner only if required
  • Plan research online and at LPA offices
  • Undertake site visits and preparing written and visual record
  • Prepare written site appraisals
  • Provision of written and verbal planning advice
  • Prepare, submit and manage applications including planning, enforcement, listed building consent, certificate of lawfulness and prior approval notifications
  • Prepare planning, design & access, heritage and other related statements
  • Prepare written Local Plan representations for site promotion and appearing as an expert witness as appropriate level Public Inquiries
  • Submit and manage appeals by Written Representations, Hearings and appropriate level Public Inquiries including preparation of Appeal Statements/Evidence and appearing as an expert witness at public inquiries
  • Act as part of the development team on larger projects
  • Deal directly with clients for all proposals
  • Speak on behalf of clients at Planning Committee meetings

Business Development

  • Self-sufficiency in work generation and generating additional work for other members of staff
  • Organising and speaking at Practice seminars
  • Leading initiatives for business/client development
  • Guiding junior staff in professional and personal development
  • Attendance at networking events on behalf of the Practice
  • Proactively leading specific tasks required for the development/operation of the Practice
  • Acting as liaison contact between staff and Partners
  • Contributing to Partners' annual strategy meeting as required

We look forward to receiving your application.