Senior Planner (Also looking for a Planner)

17 Dec 2018
03 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The planning team at Ridge has over 25 years of experience and is a great place to work. We know this is because of the quality of our people, and the fact that our team were runners up in the RTPI Employer Award for Excellence. And due to our continuing success, we are now in an exciting position to recruit 2 new Senior Planners and a Planner to join our thriving and award-winning planning consultancy team based in Cheltenham. We have national coverage dealing in a wide range of exciting and challenging projects across the commercial, residential, retail education and leisure sectors.

Main Duties

As part of the Senior Planner role, you will be responsible for the preparation and submission of often complex planning applications and appeals. You will work within a team led by one of the Partners and will have exposure in supporting junior members of staff in their projects.

Qualifications & Experience Required

MRTPI qualified
Comprehensive knowledge of the planning system
Excellent writing and communication skills
Full UK driving license
Minimum of 4 years planning experience

You will work on a number of large-scale complex projects so the ability to manage your own time, workload and problem solve is critical. You will have an inquisitive nature, analytical mind and high level of intellect - combining your excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations

What's in it for you?

At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

25 days holiday
Private Healthcare
Company car or car allowance
Life Assurance
Pension: Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
Highly competitive salary

About Ridge:

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Legal Support Services, Planning Consultancy Services’, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from social housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

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