Planner

Reference
VA30
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Consultancy
Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Expiry Date
18/05/2022
We have an opportunity for a Planner to join us in Soho London. We are looking for someone who will work well within our team and with our socioeconomics, development economics and environmental planning teams within Quod.

Job Description

Who we are

Quod is a highly regarded, independent consultancy which has the benefit of working on some of the highest profile projects in the country.  We pride ourselves on being professional and in providing honest commercial advice in order to achieve the right outcomes.

We have recently set up and Employee Owned Trust, making Quod an employee owned business, putting the future of Quod firmly in the hands of all of our employees. Quod is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

We have an opportunity for a Planner with previous relevant industry experience to join us in Soho London. Our team specialises in a wide range of projects including large scale mixed-use regeneration, infrastructure, housing, and industrial & logistics developments. ?We are looking for someone who will work well within our team and with our socioeconomics, development economics and environmental planning teams within Quod.

You will be working alongside experienced planning professionals.  Quod offers a great place to work within the office and beyond. We offer a full programme of events and training support to help you reach your professional goals. 

What are you going to do

Key role responsibilities

  • Supporting the team in the delivery of a variety planning projects including taking an active role in supporting senior colleagues with all aspects of advice, planning applications and appeals
  • Take an active role in supporting senior colleagues to manage planning applications and deliver planning advice to clients across all planning disciplines
  • Manage and build relationships with new and existing clients
  • Provide concise, accurate, evidenced, and timely research and written documents (reports, letters, emails, etc.) for line manager review
  • Review and interpret relevant legislation, Development Plan policy and other material considerations to inform the preparation of planning strategies by senior colleagues

What we ask

  • Degree or higher in relevant subject, MRTPI/APC
  • RTPI accreditation or working towards it
  • Experience of medium and large-scale projects ideally on mixed use regeneration, housing, and logistics projects. Some experience of or interest in infrastructure projects would also be helpful
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • A good understanding of UK planning law
  • Positive, hard-working attitude
  • Enjoys responsibility and integrating/collaborating with other teams
  • Demonstrate a professional manner both internally and externally

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Comprehensive training programme
  • Pension
  • 28 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays
  • Following probation: Discretionary bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Season ticket loans and Cycle scheme

How to apply

?If you would be interested in joining our team, please complete the application form and provide a CV and covering letter. All applications will be treated in confidence.