Associate Town Planner

Bristol, East Midlands • £50K - £60K + Bens • Ref: JSM 12127

Town Planning

Posted 16th September 2021

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced commercially driven Town Planner to join a highly successful planning and environmental consultancy as an Associate Town Planner.  My client is a well-established independent consultancy with 3 offices spread across the UK.  The ideal candidate will be someone with ambitions to develop and lead a planning team with a national focus.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record delivering high quality consultancy services with excellent project management and communication skills.  You will be responsible for strong project delivery and providing robust pragmatic, commercial advice.  In return my client can offer a highly competitive salary, along with significant career progression and the opportunity to work on a range of interesting and varied projects.


Bristol and Sheffield - Two Roles Available


The key attribute required for the role will be the ability to deliver projects and manage a small team of consultants, as well as support the overall planning function within the business. The successful candidate will be responsible for winning and managing a number of complex projects across a range of development sectors.  Duties will include project management, residential and commercial development, written representations, informal hearing and public inquiry submissions, submission of representations to development plans, site appraisals, negotiating section 106 legal agreements, submission of planning and advertisement consent applications.

You will need to be a Chartered Member of the RTPI.  Previous private consultancy experience is essential.

Capabilities & Qualifications

You must have
·         A degree in a relevant planning discipline
·         A good planning experience
·         Solid development control experience
·         Strong communication skills, both written and oral
·         A strong team capability
·         A track record of developing new business

You must be
·         MRTPI qualified
·         Committed with an eye for detail

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary along with significant benefits and bonus.

They offer significant training and support towards ongoing learning and career progression.

They provide an inclusive and relaxed working environment, with flexible working arrangements to provide a healthy work life balance.

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 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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