Planning Consultant

Hays Property & Surveying
England, Somerset, Taunton
£30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2022

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Planning Consultant (Taunton)

Your new company
You will be working for one the the largest firms of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers and Estate Agents in the West Country, with a wide range of roles and career opportunities Due to continued expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Planning Consultant. This is a demanding role in a busy environment where you will be working amongst a dedicated and vibrant team of Planning Consultants and Architectural professionals based in their Taunton office

Your new role

  • Manage individual workload and cases
  • Provide initial Planning Feasibility Advice, carry out detailed research and local plan work including representations
  • Be responsible for the preparation and submission of planning applications to include Planning Statements and all associated documentation
  • Create and submit refusal appeals
  • Pitch for professional instructions

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Understanding of residential, commercial and agricultural planning
  • Relevant qualifications (MRTPI preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to lead and influence others

What you'll get in return
In return for your commitment we will support your ambitions and give you the scope to grow your role and progress within the firm. In addition to a generous salary that reflects your experience, we offer:

  • Professional fees paid for
  • A generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays and gifted days at Christmas
  • A pension scheme
  • Flexibility with working arrangements
  • Social events throughout the year

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Property & Surveying

Hays Property & Surveying is the UK’s leading specialist property and surveying recruitment consultancy. We specialise In recruiting professionals across all disciplines, including: quantity surveying, general practice, building surveying and project management. Using our unrivalled database of specialist candidates, our expert consultants provide high quality match making, connecting the right people with the right jobs.


We share ideas, knowledge and experience across businesses and territories to deliver outstanding results and we invest heavily in equipping our staff with the specialist skills necessary to perform to the highest standards, while developing their careers.

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Address : 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W ONT.

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