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Town Planner


Kent or Livingston

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Town Planner – Kent or Livingston – Permanent

My client currently have a vacancy for a Town Planner to submit Planning Applications, General Permitted Development Applications, Planning Appeals and to negotiate leases and licenses. Consequently, an understanding of the planning legislation and development management procedures is important. Excellent written and verbal skills are also important as is liaising with clients. Day to day work will involve:

• Providing clients with accurate and relevant planning advice
• Submission of full planning applications, GPDO applications and notifications
• Appeal assessments and submissions
• Liaison with colleagues and project management
• Negotiation of site acquisition leases and licenses
• Pre-application consultations
• Management of applications and appeals
• Reporting to clients via phone/email/meetings/weekly reports
• Liaison with Local Planning Authorities


* Relevant Town Planning degree or training
* Full Driving Licence and confident to drive to sites and meetings
* Able to work under pressure and achieve targets
* Able to work in teams and achieve individual targets
* Able to deal with continuous change
* Experience of Development Management
* Understanding of the appeal process, including experience of submitting written representation appeals
* Attention to detail and good report writing skills
* Good interpersonal skills
* Experience of dealing with clients on a regular basis
* Experience of submitting planning and related applications

Salary is dependent on experience, as my client WILL CONSIDER GRADUATES.

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