Associate/ Partner Planner
Introduction Our private sector client based in the Devon area are looking for an Associate/Partner Grade Planner to join a busy and growing company on a permanent basis. Job Description & Key Responsibilities To act as an Associate or Partner within the Planning Department providing advice to both private and public sector clients predominately throughout the South West and Wales but also to national clients. The team provide advice to clients independently and collaboratively with the Consultants. The position is based in the Bristol Head Office in Clifton but the team also service the regional offices in Gloucester, Swindon, Cardiff, Exeter, Taunton and Truro. Planning Consultants are involved in some of the most exciting projects in the South West working in a range of sectors including residential, commercial, mixed use regeneration, retail, energy, education, healthcare, community and leisure. General Description of Tasks Promote the service to existing and new clients, and generate new business Be responsible for own caseload and delegate effectively to other members of the planning team Preparation of planning appraisals / strategy reports Promotion of a range of planning and Listed Building applications and securing commercially driven planning permissions Co-ordination of internal and sub-consultant teams ranging in scale of project Preparation of planning appeals and ability to act as expert witness Promotion of sites through representations to emerging policy Personal Profile Proven track record in a similar role Excellent client care and service delivery Ambition and enthusiasm to develop new business Established client network Team player Local knowledge helpful Excellent communication - written/verbal Highly motivated Ability to work under pressure Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook (Microsoft Office) Development potential for Partner role Qualifications / Experience: Relevant related Town Planning Chartered RTPI Status Computer skills with experience of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and CAD software Sound written and numeracy communication skills able to converse with developers and the public. Salary and Benefits: Salary is negotiable depending on experience Bonus available Holiday - minimum of 25 days, availability to 5 days additional holiday Cycle to work scheme Pension - 5% employee contribution and 5% company contribution After 12 months service - death in service benefit 4x salary Medical cover depending on level Working hours: 9am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch, normally 1pm - 2pm How to Apply or for more Information: 3 simple ways to apply or get in touch: Apply directly online via the Matchtech website Call Poppy Dugan directly on 01489898804 Email your CV to email@example.com Matchtech: Matchtech are the largest and leading Town Planning Recruitment Company in the UK. Future Roles: If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK. Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Town Planning industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status. To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.