Planning Director - Reading - Award winning Consultancy

Recruiter
Penguin Recruitment
Location
Reading
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
21 Sep 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Director of Planning - ReadingAward winning ConsultancyPermanent - Full Time/Flexible Our client, an award-winning multi-disciplinary consultancy (and a Sunday Times Best Company) are looking for a Director of Planning to be based in Reading and lead the Planning team by expanding the portfolio of private sector clients both in the region and nationally.This is a vital role within the business where the successful candidate can build on the diverse range of skills and experience of the existing staff. A key objective of the role will be to further grow and develop the team. So much so, that should you fulfill the potential of this opportunity that you can progress to equity ownership within a short period of time!You will hold a strong network of industry contacts, work winning ability and private sector experience in development management, strategic policy and planning. In addition, it is key you are resourceful, flexible and ambitious. Key responsibilities include:Extending the range of private sector clients as part of a wider strategy in Reading, the South and nationallyContinuing to build on our established profile and reputationEffective client management to ensure we are meeting our clients' needs and exceeding their expectationsLeading, coaching and developing existing staff, and where appropriate bringing in new team members, to support the strategyBecoming an active member of the Planning Strategy Group, setting, leading and implementing the national planning strategy About YouSkilled in the development of work winning opportunities to achieve optimum business performanceSignificant experience (minimum of 10 years) within the private sector development marketStrong technical experience in development management, strategic policy and planningClient relationship management and excellent presentation skillsThorough understanding of effectively managing public inquiriesHighly successful influencing skillsProven ability to lead teams and manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination In returnIn return, my client will commit to you and your career and provide an opportunity for equity ownership. The company offer a competitive salary and access to a range of company funded and flexible benefits. Interested in this role?This an excellent time to join and develop your career with one of the UK's leading consultancies. The Partner leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Planning professionals ASAP so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'. For more information on this role or other vacancies in the region please contact me on 01792 365 101 or matt.fraser@penguinrecruitment.co.uk

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