Senior/Principal Town Planner

Central London, South East • £30K to £45K Per Annum + Significant Bens • Ref: JSM 11992

Town Planning

Posted 14th September 2020

Highly regarded independent infrastructure and property consultancy, specialising in sustainability, planning and environment, are seeking an experienced Town Planning Specialist to join their team to work on a range of high-profile projects, mainly in the road and rail sector.

Due to their ongoing success, my client is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Town Planner to play a key role within the business.  The role presents the successful candidate the opportunity to work alongside a range of highly talented individuals who have helped grow the firm to its highly successful position in the market.

My client boasts a portfolio of prestigious projects and clients both in the private and public sector at local and national levels.  They currently support projects such as HS2, Crossrail 2, Thames Tideway Tunnel as well as large regeneration schemes.


The role will be based from their London office with significant scope for home working

Ideally, You Will Have The Following

·         Have a RTPI accredited degree
·         Be MRTPI qualified
·         Demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
·         Be critical thinkers with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
·         Be organised, flexible, proactive and professional


You will be working on a range of commissions from gathering background evidence to support a Local Plan or SPD, to setting planning and environmental strategies for high profile, cross boundary planning applications and acting as planning lead for large scale regeneration schemes where there are complex multi-disciplined issues to overcome.  In your role, you would principally work on TCPA projects, but experience also of DCO/ TWAO schemes would be an advantage.  You will be responsible for managing projects with guidance from a senior member of the team; liaising with clients, local authorities, consultants and key stakeholders to proactively move projects forwards; developing strong professional networking relationships with those in the property and planning industry to identify opportunities for business development; work collaboratively in teams to support bids and tenders; and writing and submitting planning applications.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with a range of exciting benefits.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans ahead and offers a lot of training as well as great scope for progression and reward.  You will have significant input into the growth and development of the business.  Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

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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