Overview

Town Planner – Work from Home/Office

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Town Planner to join a highly reputable building consultancy based in Diss, Norfolk.

This uniquely challenging role will see the new addition assist in the running of the day-to-day operations of the planning side of the business. Working closely in conjunction with the specialist Surveying and Architectural teams, we require a suitably qualified Town Planner who is seeking a genuine career opportunity and will be at ease within this multi-disciplinary team.

With a very cohesive set-up, this firm are able to offer full building consultancy services thanks to a team of in-house Architects, Surveyors, Technicians and Consultants. This coupled with a long-established brand and solid reputation across the region makes them a very clear first-choice for professional building consultancy services.

The primary focus of the role is to offer planning advice for a range of projects, including residential development schemes, public sector works, community projects, agricultural to residential change of use, works to Grade I & II listed buildings, as well as working on planning applications in order to increase asset value.

Key responsibilities include:

Assist with planning related queries, both externally and internally, whether they be individual queries or part of an on-going project. Offering comprehensive, sound advice using existing knowledge and also cross-referencing most recent legislation.

Work in conjunction with internal departments to offer support in respect of planning for projects, liaising with colleagues to best ensure a well-rounded understanding of each of the project requirements.

Effectively assist with the facilitation of the planning process; compiling planning applications and appeals for a broad range of projects.

Compilation and delivery of Design & Access statements, Planning Assessments and Feasibility Studies.

Maintaining strong working relationships with clients; representing them in an official capacity at committee meetings etc. and always aiming to deliver an exceptional, professional yet friendly service

We require a suitably qualified Town Planner that is hands-on, personable and able to work both independently and as part of a small team where your contribution is truly valued. A good understanding of the local area and East Anglia as a whole would be very advantageous, however, we are also open to considering those who may be looking to relocate for the right opportunity.

Other requirements include:

RTPI accredited qualification

A professional manner; confidence in providing comprehensive planning expertise to clients, colleagues and a range of key stakeholders

A flexible approach to your workload, the ability to plan ahead and prioritise effectively

Plenty of self-motivation but also a team-focused drive; the desire to be a proud brand ambassador and reinforce our client's values based on excellent service

Whilst the team is based in Diss, Norfolk they are transitioning in part to work from home providing some flexibility in location for the successful candidate. Currently the intention is to work from home 4 days a week and one day in the office for team building and meetings.

This is a rare chance to join an independent firm with such a reputable and long-standing brand which is reinforced by truly excellent service.

Salary on offer will be based on experience plus mobile phone, laptop, contributory pension, professional subscriptions, and CPD opportunities too, as well as flexible working, which is currently 2 days in office and 3 days working from home.

Positions are available from Graduate up to Principal level.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then make sure you apply today!

Please forward your CV and portfolio through to Joey Waller at Conrad Consulting or contact Joey on (phone number removed) for further information