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Senior Planner

Joshua Robert Recruitment
West Midlands
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
18 Oct 2021
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The company

Joshua Robert Recruitment are excited to be working with a leading independent international property consultancy based in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural sectors.

Our client is an independent consultancy with a partnership culture that puts their clients first. They provide market-leading advice and transaction support to investors, corporates, and homeowners for their personal and business property needs. Our client is looking for an experienced Senior / Associate level Planner to join their Residential Development department within the business in the West Midlands.
The role:

The Senior / Associate Planner will work within their Residential Development, Planning and Project Management team working on the on-going delivery of client projects in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment.

Duties can include, but not limited to: 
  • Providing planning advice and consultancy services to colleagues and private sector clients.
  • Working largely autonomously to manage a range of medium and large scale planning projects to a high standard. This will involve day-to-day responsibility for planning applications, site promotions and planning appeals.
  • Preparing planning applications and planning appeals of varying scales
  • Writing reports, interpreting data, and making recommendations
  • Contributing to the preparation / editing of Design and Access statements and other supporting planning documents
  • Liaising and negotiating with planning officers, employees of consultant organisations, and third parties.
  • Ensuring compliance with local planning regulations
  • Contributing significantly to the profitability of the Residential Development, Planning and Project Management Team
  • Demonstrating Business Generation through effective client management, networking events and deploying planning expertise to identify short and long term development opportunities
  • Supporting wider business development activities to help achieve business targets and objectives.  
  • Carrying out business development activities including drafting proposals, tenders and regularly meeting with potential and existing clients.
  • Identifying, undertaking, and working on thought leadership initiatives.
The person:

  • You must have excellent technical knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations in both planning policy and development management with a residential focus.
  • Be capable of setting out coherent planning strategies and fee proposals.
  • Be able to manage internal and external project teams on behalf of clients.
  • Have an excellent understanding of development viability
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be regarded highly by more junior colleagues, and able to support Graduate Planners, Planners, including mentoring, where appropriate.

In return:

You will receive a competitive salary, car allowance and a generous bonus, along with the chance to work with one of the UK's leading independent property consultancies. There is a realistic prospect for progression along with many other company benefits.

For more information, contact James Wilson:
0121 582 0877


Joshua Robert Recruitment is a progressive partnership of likeminded, experienced property recruiters, who passionately believe that when people thrive, organisations succeed. Our aim is to provide successful talent attraction strategies, offer innovative support and become an extension of our client’s businesses.  Joshua Robert was created with the ambition to think differently about property recruitment. 

Joshua Robert’s mission is to be become the partner of choice for real estate recruitment. We believe our candidates are the lifeblood of our business. Therefore, we always put our candidates first, and at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves on remaining flexible, thinking differently, and continuing to be ambitious for our customers, candidates and colleagues, every step of the way.

Find Us
0121 582 0877
The Big Peg, Vyse Street
B18 6NF
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