Just finished University? Graduate Planner / Ashford, Kent

Penguin Recruitment
£18000 - £22000 per annum + APC Support & benefits
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Have you just finished University and are now looking for your first Planning position? Join an established Property consultancy in Ashford Graduate Town Planner - Ashford, Kent £18,000 - £22,000 p/a APC support and benefits package Penguin are representing a well-respected and established Property Consultancy in Ashford who are looking to recruit a passionate and ambitious Graduate Town Planner to join the existing team of 4 Planners to work on an exciting range of projects across the South East. Recent projects have included equestrian and riding enterprises, new agricultural dwellings, farm shops, leisure uses and industrial uses etc. This position would suit a Graduate Town Planner who has just graduated from University (or shortly due to) and is looking to work with a supportive and encouraging practise to kick start your planning career. Key duties of the role:- -Assisting in the preparation and submission of planning applications -Attending site investigations, assessing planning potential and looking into historical precedents and planning restrictions affecting all developments. -Working closely with the client, keeping them informed of progress both verbal and written including the appeal process. -Working well as part of the team, but also where required independently, keeping to project deadlines and maintaining our clients high standard of work and delivery. -Completing research and analysis. -Keeping up to date on all planning legislations and potential changes in the industry, including local plans, whilst maintaining a log book of all work carried out for future submission. The Consultancy have been in business for over 100 years and so have a strong and loyal client base. This position has come about due to an increase in instructions which requires additional, passionate Planning professionals to continue providing expert planning advice. The benefits -Competitive starting salary & benefits package -APC support and ongoing CPD -Join a respected and well established consultancy in the region -Varied and exciting project profile -Clear career development opportunities The Director of Planning is available to meet with suitable Graduate Town Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'. For more information on this role or others in the South East please contact me on 01792 365 101 or . COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Hastings, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75132392