Associate Town Planner - Bedford

Job Title: Associate Town Planner - Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH28171
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago


Do you want to work for a successful independent client focused Planning and development consultancy that prides its self on professional integrity, client service and commercial acumen?

Do you want to work on a variety of projects from large scale strategic sites (including national infrastructure projects) to small scale housing schemes?

Then this is the role for you!

Based in Bedford you will be a Chartered Member of the RTPI, you will hold an RTPI accredited Honours Degree and/or Diploma or Masters Qualification, you will use this experience to successfully deliver planning applications and permissions. While taking a broad area of responsibility for all aspects of the planning and development process including planning policy and appraisal work, land promotion, provision of planning consultancy services along with detailed development management and delivery.

Drawing on your 5 -10 years' worth of experience within the planning sector you will be well placed to manage junior consultants, undertake site appraisals, and provide strategic and tactical planning advice to clients at senior levels. You will be working closely with our other Planners, and help manage and deliver new projects as part of the business planned growth.

Your experience will lend itself to allowing you to play a key role in developing the client base of the business while enhancing the overall reputation of the consultancy.

You will be responsible for working proactively and utilising your own initiative on a range of projects, focusing on the large scale residential sector, processing all types of planning applications as well as being able to prepare and present reports to clients, along with writing appeal statements and attending planning hearings/inquiries will be second nature to you.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, Pension Scheme, Health insurance and an discretionary annual bonus.

For an informal chat about this role please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email