Senior Town Planner - 12 month FTC - Independent Planning Firm

Recruiter
Penguin Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Senior Town Planner - 12 month FTC - Independent Planning Consultancy

Cambridge

£30k-£35k + excellent bonus scheme

A prestigious and well respected planning consultancy in Cambridge have instructed Penguin Recruitment to support the hiring of a Senior Planner (FTC).

My client is an independently owned Planning Consultancy who have covered work in all sectors, including residential, commercial, education, leisure, rural and mixed use projects. Although holding nationwide coverage, the company has a particularly good reputation in the East of England with an enviable client base of housebuilders, developers alongside a private individuals and local authorities. After recently being awarded several high profile projects, they are now actively seeking to recruit a Senior Planner to join their 20-strong planning team in Cambridge.

The Senior Planner will be hired on an initial 12 month contract although there is a strong possibility that this role will be made permanent, should this be of interest to you. The Senior Planner will provide advice and support to a range of clients and will also be expected to maintain communication with the relevant local authorities. The Senior Planner will be given the opportunity to work on a range of projects although the company is happy to specialise your work if requested. You will manage a number of applications from inception to submission and shadow the Directors at high profile client meetings.

The successful Senior Planner will;

* Have an excellent knowledge of planning in the Cambridgeshire area
* Own their own vehicle alongside a full UK Driving Licence
* Be MRTPI status and to have covered Senior Planner responsibilities in the past
* Hold a minimum of 3 years' Planning experience from either a local authority or consultancy background
* Ideally have prior exposure to major planning projects, particularly residential schemes.

In return for your hard work, the Senior Planner will receive a competitive package with a range of additional benefits. You will be joining a fun and positive office environment alongside gaining fantastic exposure to a number of exciting and iconic projects across the region.