Town Planner - Bedford

Job Title: Town Planner - Bedford
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28173
Contact Name: Spencer Cooney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Do you want to work in a Planning team for a multidisciplinary consulting group with over 25 years of history?

You could be working for a company that doesn't have a 'glass ceiling' and offers opportunities for advancement within the Business.

With at least 3 years' experience in the planning policy and evidence sector as an MRTPI qualified Town Planner, or someone actively working towards accreditation, you will be expected to support the team to undertake development plan policy and evidence work, such as housing, employment, green belt and traveller evidence and other Local Plan policy drafting and production/management.

You must therefore be able analyse and problem solve, advocate solutions verbally and in writing and convey ideas clearly to your colleagues and have a strong aptitude for the use of office-based software, such as Microsoft office, outlook, GIS and mapping.

You will, whilst working in a team environment have the determination and ability to work also on your own initiative to develop your skills and support the tender process.

As Town Planner, you will be responsible for supporting the businesses work load, including tenders and project work. Provide Planning reports accordingly to the office management, whilst managing your own workload, as well as be responsible for the management of junior staff members when they are available to assist on a wide variety of projects.

You will thrive in this role due to the fact it offers the scope for a diverse workload and whilst the focus of work for this role will be public sector policy and evidence, the role also provides scope to undertake planning application work for local developers on small scale private developments to diversify and develop your skill set.

In this role you must have a full UK Driving Licence and have access to your own vehicle.

In return you will receive a competitive salary plus a range of benefits, including a contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Private healthcare, death in service and professional fees paid.

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