Senior Planner

Ref No. EMP447892
Salary £40,000 - £47,500/annum
Location Oxfordshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required
IR35 Status Inside

Introduction

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Senior Planner to join a successful planning consultancy in Oxfordshire

Important

Confident in a client facing role, ambitious to grow and lead a team over time

The Job

A leading firm of chartered surveyors, chartered town planners, property and business consultants with multiple offices in the UK. The firm has a strong reputation both locally and regionally for providing high quality professional advice. The team has extensive experience in the delivery of every kind of planning job. Our clients strengths lie in the attention to detail they apply to all of their planning projects, across a broad range of sectors - from outset to completion.

The client offers a complete planning and development service from initial site assessment and feasibility advice, preparing detailed building designs, and obtaining planning and building regulation consents.

The business has recently improved their annual leave allowance following an employee engagement exercise and is committed to a culture of two way communication between employees and management for to ensure employee satisfaction and a positive work place.

Our client is seeking a proactive Senior Planning Consultant to join their newest Oxfordshire based office to develop the services offered.

Responsibilities / Duties:

As a Senior Planner, you will be required to be in a client facing capacity on a regular basis, offering expert and sound advice on a range of development proposals. You will have a fantastic understanding of the UK planning system, be a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning institute and be comfortable in dealing with your own applications from start to finish.

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are paramount to succeeding in the role and will allow you to progress through the business as the company grows further. You will need to be an enthusiastic and committed individual who strives for more on a regular basis.

You will be working with a range of private developers, investors, institutions and estates, advising on their property portfolios and working on their Planning strategy.

Key responsibilities of the role include:
*Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions
*Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and adhering to time limits
*Maintaining a good understanding of policies relating to residential, commercial and rural schemes,
*Attending client and council meetings
*Full member of the RTPI with post qualification experience.
*Understanding of a commercial environment.
*A "can do" attitude, with a confident manner and a good networker.

Benefits

The role sits within a friendly and supportive team.
*Salary: Competitive salary reflecting your skills and experience
*Performance Related Profit Sharing scheme: All employees participate in discretionary scheme, details will be provided upon appointment
*Training: All necessary training will be provided
*Professional Subscriptions: Any necessary subscriptions will be paid by the client
*Healthcare Scheme: Inclusion in health cashplan following successful probation period.
*Private Healthcare Scheme: Optional voluntary scheme on a contributory basis
*Flexibility: In start and end times of working day
*Holiday: Starting at 26 days plus bank holidays, with an additional day for every 3 years of service.
*Pension Scheme: Workplace pension scheme operated through NEST

Salary range £40,000 - £45,000, but for an exceptionally well suited candidate could offer higher.

The client will be happy to arrange interviews as they receive suitable CV's.

For more information, please call Daniel Baker on 01489 89 89 75 or apply via this advert.

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.

 

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