Planner to Senior Planner

Job Title: Planner to Senior Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017978
Contact Name: Catherine Battson
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Planner to Senior Planner
£24,000 - £35,000 (+ benefits)

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join one of the Top 5 Real Estate Advisors in the UK, working with the largest private and public sector organizations, and leading the evolution of property professional services. This company prides itself in supporting their staff through ongoing training and development so each can fulfil their career ambitions, and offer a career that will be challenging, rewarding and enjoyable.

Our client is continuing to invest and support their growing team in Edinburgh. As such the Planning, Development and Regeneration division is now looking for motivated Planners up to Senior Planner level to support their dynamic team. This appointment will build on other recent strategic appointments and internal promotions, in recognition of the recent growth of the company and to support new business opportunities. Well recognised for a healthy mix of both commercial and public sector work, the successful individual will play an important role in the team.


In joining the Planning, Development and Regeneration Team as a Planner, you will be working on a mix of professional and project work:

Providing first-rate support to more senior members of the team on complex projects.
Initially assisting with and then managing planning instructions that will become increasingly complex over time as the candidates skills and confidence grow
Formulating development proposals which meet the Client's requirements
Advice that assesses and weighs the opportunities and risks presented by the planning system
Recommendations on strategies and programmes for managing local development plan and planning application processes
The assembly and management of external consultant teams and internal advisers
Diligent and sensitive liaison with local planning authorities and third parties
Negotiations on behalf of the Client enabling achievement of the optimum outcome
Adherence to agreed programmes for the delivery of project outputs and advice


We're looking for people with:

A member of the RTPI or RICS (Planning & Development Surveyor)
Practical experience of both development management and development plan processes
Public sector (local planning authority) experience
Highly analytical and numerate
A good verbal communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Good at report writing and presentation
Ambitious and enthusiastic

Interested? Get in touch!
Cate Battson
Tel 01202 888986