Current Vacancies

Associate Planner - Reading

Job Description:

We are seeking an Associate to provide high quality planning advice and support to private and public sector clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare planning appraisals of land, buildings and concepts.
  • Contribute to the setting of strategy, and team building.
  • Contribute to the management of professional teams, and co-ordination of their inputs.
  • Undertake research and analysis.
  • Prepare planning applications, including planning statements.
  • Contribute to the preparation/editing of Design & Access statements, sustainability statements, and other planning supporting documents.
  • Liaise and negotiate with planning officers, employees of consultee organisations, third parties.
  • Liaise and cultivate good relationships with clients and fellow professionals.
  • Prepare/make presentations at meetings.
  • Draw up, present and negotiate competitive proposals.
  • Develop creative and original solutions to satisfy all parties.
  • Write complex reports, interpreting data and making clear and relevant recommendations.
  • Ensure compliance with planning regulations.
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • Take responsibility for projects from the earliest stages through to completion
  • Maintain an awareness of market conditions and the impact of government policies.
  • Keep informed about documents relating to planning policy and practice.

Candidate Profile:

  • MRTPI, MRICS or equivalent qualification
  • Detailed knowledge of the British Town Planning system
  • Good experience in managing projects
  • Detail conscious, accurate.
  • Thrives under pressure, can work to tight deadlines.
  • Team player.
  • Strives to deliver an exceptional level of service to clients at all times.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Presentable, and with good presentation skills.

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV and your current salary details to:

Rebecca McAllister
Rebecca.McAllister@savills-smithsgore.com

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.

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Key contacts

Rebecca McAllister

Rebecca McAllister

Head of Planning
+44 (0) 1189 520 534

Savills Reading

+44 (0) 7734 753 425

+44 (0) 7734 753 425