Town Planner / London, Soho / 'Top 10' Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment
£25000 - £30000/annum Excellent benefits package
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Work on the capital's largest and most important projects!

Planner - London, Soho

2016 'Top 10' Consultancy!

£Neg depending on experience + excellent benefits package

Penguin are pleased to be working with a 2016 'Top 10' consultancy who generated over £20,000,000 in planning fees in 2015/16!

The London office employs a large and established team that has an exciting opportunity for a talented, dynamic and ambitious Planner to work alongside two Planning Associates on a broad range of London based projects.

These projects include estate regeneration, new masterplans, large scale mixed-use schemes and small/medium sized urban applications. The London Planning team is fortunate to be involved in some of the capital's largest and most important projects and has a significant role to play in helping to deliver regeneration and new development across many parts of London!

Key responsibilities of the role include:

-Working as part of a team on large scale regeneration projects;

-Assisting with Co-ordination of multi-disciplinary project teams and project management;

-Assisting with major applications (Outline, Full, Sub Framework Plan and Reserved Matters) including; attending meetings, preparation of meeting minutes, deliverable trackers, programmes, drafting planning statements, public consultation and responses to consultees;

-Preparation, submission and negotiation of small / medium sized planning applications including: small/medium scale residential and commercial schemes, S.73/S.96 applications, discharge of conditions, advertisement consents, Listed Building Consents and temporary permissions;

-Conducting research and site appraisals on projects;

-Assisting with project tenders and client presentations; and

-Drafting policy representations.

It is essential that candidates:

-Are MRTPI qualified or working towards it

-Have good planning experience, ideally 1-2 years within London

-Have experience of working on residential and mixed-use developments

-Have strong communication skills, both written and oral

-Are committed and have an eye for detail

-Have an ability to use their own initiative and

-Have a strong teamwork ethic.

Additional desirable attributes would be:

-Consultancy experience

The reward

You will join a supportive team environment with exciting career opportunities, have client exposure, enjoy outstanding professional development and gain exposure to an innovative and exciting multi-disciplinary environment.

With a salary than rivals the biggest firms in London and a truly excellent benefits package this is an all-round not to be missed opportunity!

To Apply

The Director of Planning would like to meet with interested Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

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