Town Planner

  • Job Reference: 1108699118-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Carrington West
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Advert: Town Planner
Location: Oxford
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Are you a skilled and dedicated Town Planner looking for an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our communities, particularly in the Leisure and Tourism sector? We are seeking a talented individual to join our client as a Town Planner.
About Us:
Our client is a leading planning consultancy in the UK, renowned for working in the Leisure and Tourism sector. With a passion for excellence and a focus on community engagement, we strive to deliver innovative solutions that enrich people's lives and preserve the unique character of our towns.
Job Responsibilities:
Collaborate with local government authorities, architects, and stakeholders to develop and implement comprehensive town planning strategies.
Conduct thorough research and analysis of planning policies, zoning regulations, and environmental factors to ensure compliance and sustainable development.
Prepare and submit planning applications, including feasibility studies, design proposals, and environmental impact assessments.
Engage with local communities, businesses, and interest groups to gather feedback and address concerns, ensuring their active participation in the planning process.
Assess the potential impact of proposed developments on heritage sites, green spaces, infrastructure, and transportation systems, advocating for responsible growth.
Provide professional advice and guidance on planning issues to clients, colleagues, and relevant authorities.
Stay updated with the latest trends, legislation, and best practices in town planning, attending conferences and workshops to enhance professional knowledge.
Degree in Town Planning or a related field (RTPI accreditation desirable).
Proven experience in town planning, ideally within the UK.
Strong knowledge of planning policies, regulations, and procedures.
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with experience in stakeholder engagement.
Proficiency in using planning software and GIS tools.
Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunity to work on diverse and impactful projects.
Professional development and training opportunities.
Collaborative and inclusive work culture.
Chance to contribute to the sustainable development of our towns and communities.
How to Apply:
If you are passionate about shaping the future of our towns and possess the skills and qualifications mentioned above, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume, (url removed) . We kindly request that you include "Town Planner Application" in the subject line.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Reference Number: 44023