MRTPI Senior Town Planner - Rugby

Penguin Recruitment
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
27 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

MRTPI Senior Planner - Rugby

£30,000-£40,000 plus full benefits including an attractive bonus scheme

A Senior Town Planner is required to join a thriving Town Planning team for one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary Consultancies, based in their offices in Rugby.

Our client holds an enviable reputation for holding one of the country's most successful Town Planning departments. Working alongside a number of other departments, they focus their work on planning schemes in the Residential, Commercial, Mixed-Use and Retail markets. My client has recently won a number of projects across the North and now require a Senior Planner to support the delivery of these schemes.

The Senior Planner will be fully MRTPI qualified with a minimum of 3 years' planning experience - ideally including exposure to private consultancy work. You will have a track record of handling and processing both minor and major applications/appeals. The Senior Planner will be managing their own work load, as well as supporting Associates and Planning Directors across all sectors

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparing and submitting planning applications and supporting documents (writing of Planning Statements, Design & Access Statements)
  • Preparing of Policy representations
  • Preparing Appeal submissions.
  • Giving oral evidence at Appeals and Examinations
  • Holding a thorough understanding of planning law, relevant court judgements and national planning policy
  • Attendance at committee meetings to include speaking
  • Developing client relationships both new and existing
  • Managing and co-ordinating project teams
  • Mentoring junior members of staff to ensure all reports are correct prior to their submission
  • Preparation and Attendance at Public Exhibitions
  • Statements of Community Involvement Documents post Exhibition

As a reward for your efforts, the Senior Planner will receive a competitive salary alongside full benefits, including bonus. You will be working in a positive and professional environment, with the full support of the Planning Director in progressing you to Associate level and beyond.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply by clicking below. Alternatively, for more information regarding the role, please contact Sarah Tempest on 01792 365100 or e-mail

*Please note - all submissions and C.V's received are strictly confidential

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