Senior / Principal Town Planner

Job Title: Senior / Principal Town Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28237
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Senior / Principal Town Planner

Are you a talented Principal / Senior Town Planner who wants to work for the largest independently owned multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy in the UK?

This is your chance to join the team in the ongoing delivery of client projects in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This role is to be base Either in the Manchester, Leeds or Oxford office with flexible working considered.

Well this is your chance!

As a Chartered Member of the RTPI, you will have 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 development process including planning policy and appraisal work, land promotion, provision of planning consultancy services along with detailed development management and delivery.

As a Senior / Principal Town Planner you will be Providing planning consultancy services to public, private and third party sector clients. This will involve taking the lead on planning applications, site promotions and appeals as well as managing the financial aspect such as invoicing, budgets and contract specific financial data.

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 lead itself to demonstrating your well-rounded knowledge of the planning system, and experience gained in the commercial, residential, energy and leisure sectors.

Co-ordinating and preparing planning applications and environmental impact assessments, develop relationships with clients, local authorities, stakeholders and local communities will be second nature to you.

As this role will require you to attend site visits to sometimes rural locations that are difficult to travel to and not accessible via public transport, you will need to hold a Full clean driving licence and have access to a motor vehicle.

In return you will receive a competitive salary of between £40,000 -£50,000 (Dependant on skillset and experience) along with great career opportunities and comprehensive support for your professional development and a Contributory Pension Scheme along with a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private healthcare.

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

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