Planning Consultant / Planner

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning Consultant / Planner to join an expanding Development Consultancy based in Sidcup Kent. We have grown as a response to our clients’ continued requirements to extract best value from their assets in the face of government led austerity measures and we are now recruiting for a Planning Consultant / Planner to join the team.

With a background in development in partnership with public sector organisations, we are well placed to provide holistic strategic advice to enable our clients to re-gear their estate into a more valuable entity. Our clients include Local Authorities, Government Organisations, Health Trusts, Emergency Services providers and Not-for-Profit organisations.

We also undertake a number of instructions for clients based in the private sector including a number of private residential development companies, care home and private medical care providers, investment trusts and quasi public sector based organisations.

Key services provided include:

  • Full option appraisals including sales and cost forecasts
  • Estate rationalisation advice
  • Development consultancy, feasibility and strategy advice
  • Site acquisition & disposal advice Sourcing land and development opportunities Development funding including JV and SPV initiatives advice
  • Advice on concept and detailed design issues
  • Bespoke feasibility studies and development appraisals
  • Advice on mix of uses and value engineering
  • Development monitoring
  • Advice on reconfiguration and refurbishment of existing assets Development project management

Qualifications/Experience required:

The successful candidate will ideally have a formal qualification/degree within Urban & Regional Planning and Town & Regional Planning.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience within Housing essential
  • A sound in-depth knowledge of planning law and procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure and have proven success in meeting tight deadlines
  • Confident team worker but also able to work with limited supervision
  • Good Communication skills with the ability to draft reports to a high standard

If you feel you have the necessary skills to fit the role of Planning Consultant/Planner then please apply using the link below with your CV and covering letter and we will get in touch shortly.