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Technical Director of Planning - Cardiff

Job Title: Technical Director of Planning - Cardiff
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH25419
Contact Name: Zoe Payne
Contact Email: zpayne@allen-york.com
Job Published: 9 months ago

Technical Director of Planning

Location: Cardiff

My client is a leading international consultancy looking to recruit a Technical/Associate the opportunity for an experienced RTPI Planner to join their Cardiff Office.

The opportunity is a key strategic role to help facilitate the continued growth of the Built Environment Planning team.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to drive the company's Built Environment Planning offer, working alongside the Lead Technical Director to capitalise on their impressive client list.

You will be a work winner in your own right, with an appetite to unlock and develop new and existing client opportunities and relationships. You will also play a key role in evolving the wider planning team by developing and monitoring junior planning staff.

The successful candidate will provide exceptional advice on a range of planning topics to a variety of clients; therefore strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You will have a fantastic working knowledge of all local planning legislation and a strong background in the delivery of projects. Equally, a strong track record of project management would be an advantage.

We undertake planning and environmental services across a wide range of sectors; therefore you will ideally have experience in and practice across all of these. You should also be experienced in providing the lead advice in client meetings and presentations, and will play an important part in business development.

TECHNICAL SKILLS / ABILITIES / EXPERIENCE:

Essential
* Demonstrable experience in a comparable consultancy-based Planning role, including team management/growth/mentoring, project management/delivery and business development activities
* Planning experience across the full spectrum of sectors, including excellent knowledge of all local planning legislation
* Proven capabilities leading client meetings/presentations

Desirable
* Experience of leading projects within a multidisciplinary consultancy environment

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATION / MEMBERSHIP:

Essential
* Relevant RTPI accredited degree
* Full RTPI membership

Desirable
* Relevant planning based postgraduate qualification

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Essential
* The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and regulatory authorities

Please contact Zoe Payne on 01202 888 986 Ext 202