Vacancy – Senior Town Planner or Town Planner for our Consultancy and Norfolk office.

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Vacancy – Senior Town Planner or Town Planner  – Norfolk Office.

Following continued growth and commercial success – Parker Planning Services are on a serious look-out for a commercially minded, personable, and talented Senior Planner or Planner to join our Norfolk team. Our multi-disciplinary consultancy works on diverse range of projects and industry sectors. The successful candidate will work independently on a broad range of planning projects, using their local knowledge to plan and delivery planning projects in a timely and professional manner, across East Anglia, and occasionally further afield across the UK.  Please send your CV to or call us to discuss the role further in confidence.

Key Role Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research site appraisals and visits on projects for existing and potential clients.
  • Prepare and submit reports and statements and carry out on-going negotiations for planning applications and appeals – large and small, and of various complexities.
  • Develop on-going client relationships and co-ordinate specialist services relating to your projects.

For this vacancy – we’re looking for the following experience and skills:

  • Senior Town Planner – A Chartered Member of the RTPI, or working towards this, with at least 5 years’ experience with a variety of projects.
  • Town Planner Role – A relevant qualification (planning degree or Masters) with a number of years’ experience; with the capacity to work autonomously and take the lead on allocated projects.
  • Strong project management skills, and demonstratable history of producing and submitting high-quality reports on time.
  • A professional, personable and dedicated team member.
  • Be confident in working with minimal supervision and using your own initiative.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

The Company. This role will be managed by our Norfolk Principal Planning Manager, and be part of a professional and welcoming team, working on innovative and challenging projects within a multi-disciplinary environment. Based in a picturesque barn conversion nestled in the countryside, with free parking and good transport links to Norwich and the A47.

Company Benefits:

  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • Bonus in addition to salary, which is linked to performance and attendance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (25 days per annum, plus bank holidays, plus additional days between Christmas and New Year)
  • Length of Service annual leave increase. An additional day per year of service up to an additional 5 days annual leave.
  • Flexible working hours scheme, and potential to work reduced hours for the right candidate.
  • Non-Excessive hours of working
  • £1000 training allowance per each member of staff
  • Competitive Salary Packages, reflecting knowledge and experience
  • Progression plan with bi-annual appraisals
  • Paid Christmas and Summer staff event and meal

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