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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

Principal Planner/ York/ Private Consultancy

East Riding of Yorkshire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £55000/annum

Job Title: Principal Planner

Location: York

Salary: Competitive

An exciting opportunity has opened with a well-established Planning consultancy in the York area on a permanent position. The successful Principal planner will be responsible for working both proactively and at your own initiative on a range of planning applications and planning appeals with an emphasis on large-scale residential and renewable energy projects including site reviews, planning applications and appeals.

Qualifications and Experience:

In this instance applications are sought from a chartered RTPI professional with an accredited degree in Town Planning or related subject and significant experience in private and/or public sector planning preferably including Environmental Impact Assessment. Candidates that are eligible for membership of the RTPI will also be considered.

The suitable candidate for the role will be able to demonstrate:

8 years plus relevant experience.

A proven track record managing caseload for different types of planning applications with an emphasis on the large scale residential or renewable energy sector.

The ability to prepare and present high-quality planning reports.

Experience of writing appeal statements and attending Hearings and/or Inquiries.

Mentoring and motivational skills required to develop junior planners in their careers.

Proficiency in responding to general and client planning enquiries, producing tender documents and negotiating with statutory consultees.


Nurture client relationships.

Assist with managing and coaching planners whilst handling your own caseload from inception to completion.

Work within a multi-disciplinary team of chartered architects, landscape architects, urban designers and engineers to find holistic solutions for challenging commissions.


30 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays with an additional day credited for every year of service up to five years.

Flexible work practices arranged around core hours and home working.

Excellent salary

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and proactive principal planner that can delivery positive outcomes then please call Georgia on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) and forward your CV to
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