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Senior Planner - Worthing, West Sussex

  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £35,000 + Bonus + Hybrid Working
  • Ref 14028
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Senior Planner Job in Worthing, West Sussex

Senior Planner job in Worthing, West Sussex for a reputable planning consultancy, providing town planning services for both public and private sector clients in the transport and property sectors. The role offers further scope for progression and a salary of circa £35,000 + Bonus + Hybrid Working.

The consultancy provides services to both private and public sector clients including planning, development, strategic land, appeals and architecture/design services. With offices across London, Bristol and The South Coast, they serve clients in London and across the UK.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assembly and submission of planning applications, appeals and other relevant consents
  • Research into relevant planning policy and specific legislation and provide accurate client advice on planning requirements
  • Assist with management of projects on behalf of clients, assimilation of team and delegation of work to team members
  • Assist with client caseload of work, direct client contact and day-to-day liaison
  • Assist the Directors with work-winning activities and networking
  • Coordinate and draft planning appraisals, planning statements, appeal statements, statements of community involvement and other relevant planning reports or documentation
  • Assist in negotiations with local authorities, other statutory bodies and third parties, to reach agreement on planning matters
  • Provision of guidance to clients and third-party consultants on all planning matters
  • Assist with undertaking public and stakeholder consultation on specific projects including co-ordination and administration of events and website
  • Contribute to marketing outputs including website and social media functions.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Degree in Planning or similar
  • MRTPI or working towards
  • 3+ years’ experience in planning
  • Excellent report writing skills.

What you get back

  • Salary Circa £35,000
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Hybrid Working (1 day a week from home and 4 days in the office)
  • Continual training and development opportunities.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Planner Job in Worthing, West Sussex – Your Property Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Mike Hoad Job Ref: 14028) #LI-KA1 #LI-Hybrid

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