Senior/Principal Town Planner

Job Title: Senior/Principal Town Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25992
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description - Senior Planner

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Planning Work

1. Preparation of written fee proposals in conjunction with Practice Manager or other senior staff/Partner
2. Planning research online and at LPA offices
3. Undertaking site visits and preparing written and visual record
4. Preparation of written site appraisals
5. Provision of written and verbal planning advice
6. Preparation, submission and management of applications including planning, enforcement, listed building consent, certificate of lawfulness and prior approval notifications
7. Preparation of planning, design & access, heritage and other related statements
8. Preparation of written Local Plan representations for site promotion
9. Submission and management of appeals by Written Representations and Hearings including preparation of Appeal Statements
10. Acting as part of the development team on larger projects
11. Dealing directly with clients for small/medium scale proposals
12. Speaking on behalf of clients at Planning Committee meetings

Business Development

1. Working towards achieving self-sufficiency in planning work
2. Assistance to more senior staff and attendance at Practice seminars
3. Participation in business development initiatives
Any other tasks commensurate with the post
Key Qualities and Competencies Required
1. Chartered Planner/RTPI Member
2. Full driving licence
3. Good understanding and ability in a range of planning work
4. Good commercial understanding of development projects
5. Good IT literacy and understanding/ implementation of Practice IT/administration procedures
6. Self-motivated
7. Well organised
8. Good time management
9. Good level of accuracy
10. Good attention to detail
11. Good team player
12. Good communicator
13. Basic commercial understanding of planning consultancy business

Performance Targets

Achieving 6 hour target for chargeable time

Interested? Get in touch - Mark 01202 888986 ext 284