WE ARE HIRING!
Senior MRTPI Planning Consultant
We are a highly successful multi-discipline Planning & Architectural Consultancy in Buckinghamshire that has been established since 1987, and now have an excellent opportunity for a Senior MRTPI Planning Consultant to join our team.
Our main focus is on high end residential developments in the Oxfordshire / Buckinghamshire / Berkshire region, and these can vary in size and complexity. They include the preparation and submission of all types of planning applications, appeals, lawful development certificates, etc, as well as Local Plan promotions. Our Client list includes many well known names such as the Getty family, The Horse Trust (Speen), E J Churchill Shooting Ground and Sport England, to name but a few.
We benefit from recommendations to prospective Clients by prestigious Agents such as Savills, Knight Frank, Middleton Associates and Prime Purchase as well as by previous Clients, and have never yet had to advertise for instructions.
The successful candidate will need to:-
Take a lead role in our planning team, and provide guidance to Clients throughout all stages of the planning process
Prepare, submit and deal with Planning Applications, Applications for Listed Building Consent and Lawful Development Certificates
Successfully negotiate with planning authorities through pre-application negotiations and planning applications, including presentations to local and District Councils
Issue written instructions to Planning Counsel and deal with all levels of Planning Appeals, including acting as Expert Planning Witness
Have excellent communication skills to support existing Clients, as well as developing leads for new instructions
Work closely with our Architectural Design Team
Have an RTPI accredited Town Planning qualification
Have experience and strong track record working on small, medium and large scale projects
Have an excellent knowledge of the Planning System, Planning Policies, the NPPF and Permitted Development Rights under the GDPO
Be highly organised and able to work under pressure
Be committed and have an eye for detail
Be used to working with minimal supervision and have a strong ability to use own initiative
Be a strong team player
Preferably have managerial experience and be commercially aware
Hold a full UK driving licence, and have access to a car for business use (business mileage paid)
The salary range for the successful Candidate will be £40,000 - £60,000, dependent upon experience and ability. There are also excellent Partnership prospects after 12 months, subject to performance review. This is a golden opportunity for the right Candidate to become an Equity Partner in the future management of this Practice in the near future.
Please contact our Senior Partner, Jeff Emmett, by email in the first instance: