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Full-time Town Planner

at Capita Symonds in London

Are you an experienced Town Planner with excellent communication skills?

If so we need may have the vacancy for you.  

Your role will be to provide highly competent and enthusiastic support to the Capita Planning and Environment business.

Key Responsibilities:
This is a broad role, which requires many different skills but typically work activities will include:
• preparing planning appraisals, planning applications and planning appeals, lawful use certificates and planning enforcement;
• strategic promotion of land towards Local Development Plan documents.   Drafting representations towards Development Plans;
• briefing, appointing and managing specialist consultants e.g. transport, ecology, architects etc;
• active role in marketing of Capita Planning and Environment both within Capita and to external clients including landowners and developers;
• promoting development through public consultation events;
• site visits to assess the effects of development proposals;
• developing creative and original solutions and problem solving;
• up-to-date awareness of planning policy and legislation;
• writing reports for a variety of audiences;
• identifying, set-up and management of project budgets; and
• working to tight deadlines to meet client expectations or procedural regulations.


Requirements (Essential):
• Royal Town Planning Institute accredited qualification;
• working towards or recently achieved full membership of the RTPI;
• experience in Town Planning or related field;
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• ability to manage own workload, organize and prioritise;
• excellent IT skills, particularly use of MS Office;
• full UK driving licence; and
• enthusiasm for the role and willingness to develop role and self within Capita Property and Infrastructure.


Location:    London.   There may be some travel involved to other Capita offices or to client sites and offices, as appropriate.



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