Senior Planning Consultant

  • Salford
  • £25,000 - £35,000
  • Permanent
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Donard Recruitment are presently recruiting for an experienced Senior Planning Consultant to join one of the UK’s largest multi-disciplinary consultancies as they look to continue to grow their hugely successful Salford team.

The successful Senior Planning Consultant will be involved in preparing planning policy and providing expert advice on planning policy functions including policy development, supporting work in the community, sustainability appraisal as well as supporting new business and managing core projects.

Senior Planning Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Assisting clients to deliver aspects of their local plans and assisting in the delivery of our expert witness offer for appeals
  • When necessary, be prepared to travel for our various commissions which include clients across the North West and Midlands; and on occasion, in other parts of the country
  • Provide expert advice and technical advice on complex planning applications
  • Advise clients on best course of action for planning appeals and guidance on plans
  • Reduce cost and improve efficiency whilst project managing your work to ensure quality of work is extremely high and that deadlines are met
  • Supporting Junior staff and offer training and guidance wherever possible


Senior Planning Consultant Essential Criteria:

  • Possess 3+ years’ experience in a Planning Consultant with public or private sector clients
  • Active Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Possess an ability to prioritise workload to ensure deadlines are not missed and be capable of demonstrating a high level of understanding of current and emerging planning legislation
  • Be ambitious and keen to progress your career within a small and emerging team as part of much wider organisation

In return the successful Senior Planning Consultant will receive a market leading salary and benefits package including; a generous company pension scheme, child care vouchers, share save scheme, discretionary bonus, life assurance, buy and sell holiday scheme plus a clearly defined career progression path.

Salary: up to £35,000

Location: Salford

To apply for this role please click on the link below to submit your CV or call Michael Pauls at Donard Recruitment on 02890996195.

Closing Date:
5 August 2018

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