Town Planner - Development Management

Carrington West
£25000 - £35000/annum
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Town Planner - Development Management

Carrington West's dedicated Town and Country Planning Recruitment Team operate UK wide and we are delighted to be assisting our client with their search for a Development Management Planner to be based in the Birmingham area on a permanent basis.

The Role
As a Planning Consultant, you will be part of an ambitious, successful team providing an extensive range of external clients with high quality, timely and outcome based development management services. You will be accountable for:
·Processing mainly minor and small major planning applications in a timely manner, producing robust reports and recommendations to achieve desired and deliverable outcomes.
·Preparing and presenting evidence on appeals for core and external clients.
·Contributing to service improvements to achieve cost efficiency and effectiveness whilst project managing your work to ensure client KPIs are met/exceeded in terms of timeliness and quality of output, adding value wherever possible.
·Contributing to the delivery and improvement of business management systems, procedures and processes.
·Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood.
·Supporting the growth of the team by making a positive contribution to business development, securing repeat work and applying a commercial lens to all work undertaken and behaviours.


·Membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or working towards this.
·High level of ability to prioritise and manage a workload whilst working flexibly to meet both the commercial and contractual needs of the business.
·Demonstrable experience of working as a planner/senior planning officer or consultant in the public/private sector.
·A demonstrable level of knowledge and understanding and application of current and emerging planning legislation.
·Being ambitious to enhance the reputation of the Development Management service for innovation, quality and timeliness of delivery

Salary £25,000 to £30,000

For more information and a confidential conversation, please call Paul Ballett on (Apply online only) or

If this role is too senior, too junior, or too far for you to travel but you are looking for your next role in Town Planning, please call our Town Planning team on (Apply online only), we are keen to discuss our non-advertised opportunities with you.