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Senior Town Planner

Manchester

Location

Planning

Department

Senior Town Planner

Level of position

DOE + benefits

Salary range

Reports to : Divisional Head / Partner

Job purpose summary: to provide town planning advice and consultancy services for clients across a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, residential, automotive & roadside and commercial.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conducting planning activities as directed by the Project Co-ordinator
  • Preparing planning applications and planning appeals as well as liaising and negotiating with planning officers, clients and third parties
  • Assessing projects for both risk and feasibility, inputting into company investment decisions
  • Working on projects with a view to meeting agreed client requirements and deadlines in accord with the QA system.
  • Attendance at meetings, planning committees, pre and post application public consultations
  • Managing budgetary constraints imposed on projects/instructions and to work effectively within the constraints of the instruction.
  • Ensuring compliance with local planning regulations
  • Writing reports, interpreting data, and making recommendations
  • Demonstrating business development skills through effective client management, networking events and using planning expertise to identify short- and long-term prospects
  • Possessing sound knowledge and understanding of project management and interdisciplinary working arrangements.

Scope of role (staff, clients, products, equipment)

  • RTPI/MRTPI qualified or working towards
  • Technical knowledge in the field of town planning and associated legislation, procedures and standards
  • The ability to write clearly and concisely and to develop arguments in written form
  • Responsible for contributing to own continuing professional development through attendance at appropriate training courses and internal CPD sessions and wider reading
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively.

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