Town Planner

Town Planner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Town Planner

Our Client is an International Multi disciplined Consulting Engineering Company, a contract opportunity has arisen within their Infrastructure business in Bristol.

They have two requirements for Town Planning Consultants (with DCO experience) to work in their Planning & Environmental Consenting division in Bristol.  Candidates to start ASAP. A job description is provided below but if more junior candidates (with DCO experience) are available then this will be a consideration.

2x Planning Consultants with some DCO experience - (1 x 6 month+, 1 x 12 month+ contract).

• Based at Client offices (Bristol) and contractors office (Bridgewater)
• To work with and advise a major contractor
• To assist in discharging DCO Requirements on time and to programme
• Advising on construction issues and the interplay with a DCO

A full-time, Planning consultant (as set out in our current job spec below):


• Identification, development and pursuit of new business and marketing opportunities in a range of sectors
• Preparation of tender responses
• Preparation of planning applications and supporting documents
• Provision of planning advice to external and internal clients
• Management, including financial management, of projects


• A relevant planning degree
• Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute
• Relevant post qualification experience in a planning role
• A sound, in-depth knowledge of planning law and procedures, including the changing planning system at national and local levels
• Experience in the management and delivery of multi-disciplinary planning projects
• Proven ability to manage budgets
• Capability to work alongside and co-ordinate a range of technical specialists providing input into planning submissions and EIAs
• Consultancy experience is an advantage, as is a need to demonstrate commercial expertise.

The Individual

The successful applicant must be flexible and self-motivated and be expected to demonstrate the following:

• Good communication skills, with ability to draft reports to a high standard
• Ability to work under pressure, and have proven success in meeting tight deadlines
• Confident team worker, but able to work with limited supervision
• Commercial awareness and business development skills.

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