Associate Director of Planning - with a residential developer

Hampshire, England • Highly competitive salary plus car allowance and benefits • Permanent • Town Planning Recruitment

Thatcher Associates are working in partnership with an established luxury residential developer in Hampshire to find a Senior Associate to join their in-house town planning team.

This is a great opportunity to work for a developer on schemes up to 100 units and work alongside land and technical professionals. You will be joining a specialist housebuilder in the Hampshire area who have a fantastic reputation for high-end developments. If you're an Associate Planner or Associate Director looking to get into the client-side of things, you are strongly encouraged to apply for this role!

My client is seeking someone who is passionate about planning and excited to join a fast paced environment working for a developer.

You will be expected to:

  • Identify land for new development opportunities;
  • Submit and monitor planning applications;
  • Handle appeals and evidence work;
  • Enhance business opportunities by networking and meeting key people in local authorities, landowners and housing associations;
  • Visit sites to assess planning constraints and development opportunities;
  • Liaise with other regional offices with some occasional travel for meetings;
  • Negotiate with key stakeholders.

About you:

You will need to be MRTPI qualified with a minimum of 7 - 10 years' experience working for a consultancy, developer or a local authority. It's expected you will have experience dealing with appeals and public inquiries and are able to handle the full application process with minimal supervision.

As Senior Associate, you will report directly to the Managing Director and provide technical support and assistance. It's expected you will have a solid understanding of planning policies, affordable housing, planning law and managing medium scale planning applications. You will need to be a confident and approachable professional, with a positive attitude as you will be influencing key decision makers and liaise with external contacts to resolve various issues.

What's on offer?

On offer is a very competitive salary package, which includes a performance related bonus and company car, along with career progression opportunities.

How to apply?

To register your interest for the role of either Senior Associate in Hampshire, please get in touch with Fiona Corbett on 0117 934 9555 and send your CV to the link below.

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