Associate Director - Planning | Cardiff | Private Sector

Penguin Recruitment
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A national planning consultancy in Cardiff are looking to recruit an Associate Director to join a group of dynamic, energetic Directors in a forward thinking business.

In this role you will be pivotal in assisting in the growth of the Cardiff office, managing existing staff and nurturing existing client relationships. You will have autonomy to put your own stamp on projects. The company work across multiple sectors however are particularly interested in supplementing the growing residential side of the business or within a field that the company doesn’t currently operate within.

Working within a small team of five you will support clients with projects in the commercial, retail, education and residential sectors.


-Day to Day responsibility for the Cardiff office

-Manage existing client base

-Bring / win new business

-Assist in managing and coaching the planning team

-Provide strategic advice on submissions for new work

-New business presentations

-Run projects from inception to completion

Job requirements

In order to be considered you will have a demonstrable record of managing clients from initial contact through to project completion. You need to have had experience managing junior staff and be commercially astute. The successful candidate will need to be able to articulate how you would move the business forward and develop current and new clients.

The Rewards

-Competitive salary & car / car allowance & bonus system directly linked to fees earnt from new clients

-Pension (up to 8% contribution)

-Life assurance & Healthcare

-25 day’s holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure

-Additional benefits include Income Protection, Childcare Vouchers, Professional fees & contribution to mobile costs


The CEO is ready to meet with suitable senior planning professionals immediately so if you are excited by this opportunity and feel you meet the above criteria then please get in touch.

Please register your interest below by clicking ‘apply’.

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