Graduate Planner

Graduate Planner
Birmingham
Posted 3 years ago

Graduate Planner

Location: Birmingham, UK

Salary: £22,000.00 – £25,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level: Associate

Start Date: Immediately

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Industry: Architecure & Planning

Function: Construction & Engineering

Description:

Position: Graduate Planner

The company is looking for a highly motivated Graduate Planner to join the successful planning team based at their Birmingham Office.

This well established busy office is expanding rapidly and has a wide range of clients including landowner, developers and local authorities.

The successful candidate will have recently graduated with a planning qualification and will work within their planning department assisting the team with research and monitoring, ongoing and new projects as well as working with the team at Public Consultation events.

You will have good verbal and written communication skills.

They value team working skills and the ability to multi-task.

They offer an excellent remuneration package dependent upon experience and potential.

The company was established in 2003 and is now one of the leading national consultancies in the development sector. Operating from 11 offices in the UK and specialising in all aspects of the planning process, the company prides itself on providing a service that is second to none.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading Planning, Environmental and
Design consultancies, and to make a significant contribution to the further development and success of the multi disciplined Birmingham Office.

Job Description:

Purpose of Role

To assist in the provision of high quality planning advice to take forward a wide portfolio of general planning consultancy project work including residential and regeneration schemes, town expansion, retail, renewable energy, commercial, rural and heritage related developments.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • · To research and prepare appraisals of land and buildings primarily, but not necessarily exclusively, for planning projects;
  • · To assist in the preparation of Planning Statements and other similar reports;
  • · To contribute to the preparation of Design and Access Statements, sustainability statements and other planning reports;
  • · To assist in the preparation of information for, and attendance at, pre-application meetings with clients, other consultants and local planning authorities;
  • · To liaise with and develop good working relationships with clients, other consultants and local planning authorities
  • · To assist in the preparation and submission of planning and listed building consent applications using the Planning Portal;
  • · To assist in the preparation of evidence to support appeals against the refusal of planning consent;
  • · To assist in the preparation of representations to Local Development Framework documents;
  • · To assist in monitoring representations on Local Development Framework documents and planning applications;
  • · To assist in the organisation of, and attendance at, public consultations;
  • · To keep up to date with changes to national and local planning policy, guidance and practice;
  • · To assist in the promotion of the company through personal contacts with current and potential clients, attendance at events and conferences, social media and in any other ways that would be beneficial to the company;
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder and the needs of the company.
  • · To attend meetings with other consultants, clients and others as appropriate.
  • · To observe the company’s policies in all aspects of employment and service provision.
  • · To be aware of, and comply with, the company’s policies and procedures on health and safety at work by adopting safe working practices; reporting any accidents and/or unsafe or hazardous conditions to a director, and to do everything reasonable to prevent personal injury to themselves, fellow workers and members of the public.
  • · To be responsible for identifying your personal training and development needs in discussion with the company directors. To participate in any training and development activities identified and agreed as relevant to your personal development and/or your development in the job.
  • · To ensure confidentiality at all times in all matters relating to any work or communication with the company and clients.

Qualifications, Experience & Ability

Relevant planning related degree
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Team working skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Research skills

Remuneration & Benefits

• Excellent pay and benefits including pension and healthcare and discretionary performance bonus

• Hours of work: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm daily
• 25 days holiday plus public holidays

Location: Birmingham, UK

Salary: £22,000.00 – £25,000.00 Per Annum

Job Level: Associate

Start Date: Immediately

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Industry: Architecure & Planning

Function: Construction & Engineering

Application Questions 
You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor’s?
  • How many years of Research skills experience do you have?
  • How many years of Ability to multi-task experience do you have?
  • How many years of Team working skills experience do you have?
  • How many years of Excellent verbal and written communication skills experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: legal to work in the UK?
  • Are you in Birmingham, West Midlands?
  • Do you speak fluent English?

Job Features

Job CategoryPermanent

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