Town Planning Consultant - Essex

Job Title: Town Planning Consultant - Essex
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Essex
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00020057
Contact Name: Catherine Battson
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Inviting opportunity for a Town Planner on their APC route to MRTPI Chartered Status to join a highly successful multi-disciplinary team of professional planning consultants based in Essex, dedicated to the hunt for development and land-use solutions for a varied client base.

In joining the Practice, you would be at the forefront of development, covering a wide range of areas, including development control, landscape and design, and complex strategic planning, with a firm that has developed a reputation for problem solving and navigating proposals effectively through the planning process.

If you are a Town Planner who believes they can confidently deliver clients' aspirations in a timely and cost-efficient manner, this role offers the opportunity to develop professionally and progress consistently throughout your career, with a competitive salary, strong work-life balance and excellent range of benefits.

Initially assisting the Senior Planning Consultants with the following;

  • Identifying the need for, implementing and ensuring adherence to Standard Operational Procedures.
  • Obtaining and maintaining a current knowledge of the statutory planning framework at local, national, and strategic level.
  • Research client development proposals with regard to the development plan and all other material considerations.
  • Formulate, monitor and review appropriate applications and appeals under the planning and associated acts
  • Monitor, review and make representations in respect of draft development plans.
  • Appraise the current state of development projects and to advise clients accordingly.
  • Attend committee meetings, appeal hearings & other public forums
  • To exercise budgetary control over individual projects.


  • 1 - 3 years' experience in a relevant planning position & APC registered
  • Experience of Development Planning
  • Current working knowledge of the UK Planning System
  • Ability to assist with constructing draft plans and making representations
  • Communicate effectively with clients, maintain client confidence & high standards of customer care
  • Confident attending committee meetings and appeals

Cate Battson
01202 888 986

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