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Senior Planner

  • Location: Colchester
  • Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Property
  • Contact: Emma Baylis
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03301 743814
  • Job Ref: SF60344
Are you an experienced planner seeking a new challenge? Do you excel in a dynamic work environment where your skills are valued and cultivated? If you answered yes, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!
Our esteemed client in Colchester is currently seeking a Senior Planner to join their team. As a growing and dynamic multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy, our client offers a wide range of services across various industry sectors. With offices in London, Billericay, Cambridge, Colchester, Norwich, Oxford, and Nottingham, they are committed to providing exceptional service on a national scale.
In this role, you will provide crucial support to the Practice and Planning consultancy management team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to shine and progress in a smaller, more dynamic environment, where your contributions will truly make a difference.
Key Responsibilities:
Prepare planning policy appraisals.
Draft Design and Access Statements.
Conduct initial site appraisals.
Prepare planning application and planning appeal documents.
Make representations to various LDF published documents.
Conduct pre-application consultations.
Facilitate community consultation events.
Complete reports.
Provide general administration of planning applications, liaising with clients, internal teams, external consultants, and local authority planning departments.
Assist design teams on planning requirements.
Collaborate with other disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
Degree qualified.
MRTPI qualified (preferred).
Strong understanding of planning policy and law.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to write planning reports and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

In return, our client offers:
Competitive salaries and earning opportunities.
Great office team building events and fully expensed seasonal social events.
Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a supportive environment.
Competitive Company Pension Scheme.
Flexible and remote working options.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Employee Referral Scheme.
Death in Service benefit.
Health Cash Plan Scheme.
Generous holiday entitlement with long service recognition and festive shutdown.
Early Finish incentives when Practice targets are hit.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to advance your career as a Senior Planner. Apply now to Emma Baylis and take the next step in your professional journey!