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Technical Director / Principal Consultant – Planning

Job Title: Technical Director / Principal Consultant – Planning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH23736_1495036935
Contact Name: Amy Witcomb
Contact Email: awitcomb@allen-york.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Having enjoyed fantastic continued growth, expansion and diversification throughout its 2015/16 financial year, our client currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced RTPI Planner to join its London Office. This role is placed at a Technical Director or Principal Consultant level and 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

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