Senior Town Planner – Reading

Senior Town Planner – Reading

Our client are a nationally significant Town Planning consultancy with a countrywide presence. They are a very busy, driven and socially orientated consultancy who are looking to increase their team of Town Planners in their Reading office with the addition of a Senior Planner. Business is booming and they struggle to turn work away so it’s very much a work hard/play hard culture. Profit share is in place and they appreciate and reward hard work.

The team are currently working on a broad variety of multi-scale residential, mixed use and retail projects alongside commercial developments, brownfield regeneration and community projects and they are looking to appoint a Senior Planner who can come straight in and manage the delivery of medium to large scale projects with the wider support of existing Associate and Director-Level Planners.

As well as cooperating and communicating with your team, you will be required to build relationships with clients and stakeholders, make representations on behalf of clients and present planning schemes at local authority and public consultation meetings. You will also be required to line manage more junior members of the team and act as a supportive mentor for Planners working towards MRTPI status.

We are looking for someone who is fully MRTPI chartered, has strong planning experience including some residential project experience, have excellent project management skills and an ability to undertake quantitative and sequential assessments. Candidates may also have experience as a fee earner and should be ambitious about their career progression.

All candidates should naturally be committed and have an eye for detail, comfortable working with minimal supervision and have a strong ability to use their own initiative. All candidates must also hold a full UK driving licence.

Salary on offer is very competitive and includes car allowance, pension scheme, profit share scheme and much more.

Ideally, applicants will have 3-5 years consultancy experience including some residential Town Planning experience but applicants from a Local Authority background will also be considered at this level and are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more, please get in touch – claire@lewisdavey.com or call 020 789 4246 for an informal chat.

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