Partner Grade Town Planner

Bristol, South West • £55K - £65K + Generous Performance Bonus & Significant Bens Package • Ref: JSM 11987

Town Planning, Senior Appointments

Posted 13th July 2020

Fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious Town Planning specialist at or close to Partner grade to join a leading property and planning consultancy based in Bristol.

My client has a significant team of experienced Planners working on a range of sizeable and interesting projects across the South of the UK and Wales.  Due to their ongoing success and ambition for further growth, they are looking to add a dynamic and ambitious experienced Planner to their team to play a key role in supporting ambitious plans for growth.

My client has a strong reputation in Planning and have a network of offices across the Southern UK.  You will be joining a friendly and supportive team of 10 Planners which is part of a larger office.  This firm has an established client base, which includes local and regional housebuilders, developers, landowners and public-sector bodies.

On offer is a varied workload of projects across a variety of sectors including residential, mixed-use, energy and strategic land, ranging from small-scale projects right up to large urban extensions.

Your role will include:

·         Promote the service to existing and new clients, and generate new business
·         Be responsible for own caseload and delegate effectively to other members of the planning team
·         Preparation of planning appraisals/strategy reports
·         Promotion of a range of planning and Listed Building applications and securing commercially driven planning permissions
·         Co-ordination of internal and sub-consultant teams ranging in scale of project
·         Preparation of planning appeals and ability to act as expert witness
·         Promotion of sites through representations to emerging policy 



About You

You should be MRTPI qualified, ideally with a private sector background. Ideally, you will have a demonstrable track record of working within the region on a range of projects. You will have an established range of industry contacts and thrive in a client facing capacity. Strong communication, both written and verbal. Ambitious mindset with flare of strategic and commercial acumen.

You must have strong development management experience and residential project experience is a big advantage.  Some experience of managing junior staff is useful, but not essential. full driving licence is required.

In Return My Client Offers

A highly rewarding and competitive remuneration package, including private health care, pension and bonus scheme.  The office location is in lovely part of Bristol, not far from the city centre with great access to local amenities and transport links.

The culture of the team is very relaxed and non-corporate whilst remaining highly successful.  The role offers significant progression and support for further CPD.

For more information on this role and/or to apply, please send your CV (which will be treated in the strictest of confidence and never sent to any client without fully briefing you and gaining your permission).

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Planning, CSR & Sustainability, Environmental Management, Remediation & Contaminated Land, EIA and Ecology, Geotechnics, Environmental Planning, Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Landscape.

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