Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

SENIOR TOWN PLANNER
MANCHESTER(Hybrid)
Excellent salary package (incl. car allowance, BUPA, good pension, 26 days holiday + BH, etc.)
Very flexible hybrid working arrangements

Overview

Our client is one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing multi-disciplined consultancy service providers, who are also widely recognised as one of the top planning consultants in the UK.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Senior or Principal Town Planner to join their talented and dedicated planning team.  They are keen to hear from anyone with a passion for Town Planning and who would relish the opportunity to work on a broad variety of landmark projects across a diverse range of sectors from retail, residential and education to defence, renewables and utilities.

You will be joining a market-leading, multi-national company at a hugely exciting time as the business continues to grow. You will have opportunities to work across multidisciplinary teams and gain invaluable experience with active mentoring and support to further your career.

About the role

Our client works on behalf of both public and private sector clients, and are proud of their diverse range of projects, providing you with fantastic opportunities to broaden your horizons and develop your skillset across planning.

They provide advice across the entire spectrum of development schemes, from initial feasibility studies, site visits, through to the submission of large-scale planning applications and appeals. They have strong local and national networks and a collaborative team culture. This will see you working closely with colleagues across their northern team. 

Working across the team’s diverse project base, you will be responsible for preparing site appraisals, development plan representations, submitting planning (and other) applications and appeals and advising clients generally.

About you

Our client is looking for RTPI accredited Town Planners with proven experience in a similar role or looking to step up. You may be presently working in a local authority, consultancy or for a developer or housebuilder. You will be capable of managing a varied workload and be confident taking on the responsibility for the day-to-day management of concurrently running projects. To be successful in the role you will have the following key skills and experience:

  • ability to deliver reliable technical input in a timely and efficient way.
  • a team player with good people skills, who will thrive dealing directly with clients.
  • be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, energy, and the ability to work under your own initiative to meet client’s expectations.
  • have excellent communication skills, allowing you to work effectively with multi-skilled teams internally and externally.
  • above all, you will have a “can-do” and positive approach to your career.

Rewards

Our client has long recognised that their success is built on the expertise and dedication of their employees. They provide a collaborative and flexible environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity.

They offer a competitive salary, contributory pension, car allowance, health cover and a range of flexible benefits including discounted childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday (renewable annually).

As part of the agile working approach, they encourage working how and when suits employees to achieve a balance that works for them.  They recognise that everyone’s needs and desires will be different.

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