Graduate Town Planner

  • Full Time
  • Leeds
Our clients are a rapidly expanding Yorkshire based group of companies under the guidance of their Chairman and founder, it consists of five core businesses across industry sectors including: Healthcare, Construction, Chemicals, Automotive and Software.
They offer a great place to work with fantastic employee benefits including, free parking (on all sites), pension and much more.
A graduate Town Planner is required to join a reputable and thriving care home developer. It’s a great opportunity to join this close-knit and well-respected planning team.
Based in Leeds, you will already be an experienced Town Planner with a background in either a private or public sector setting, working for a consultancy, local authority, developer or land promoter.
About the role:
The position will involve managing planning project work in-house, as part of the team. This will involve initial site appraisals and evaluation; preparation of written reports and statements and submission of all planning application documentation. It will also involve meeting and negotiating with Planning Officer’s and any/all parties involved in the application processes and being involved in Planning Committee and Appeal situations, as required.
Whatever your current skill set, you will be offered comprehensive training and support to develop skills and experience in areas where you have not yet had much exposure.
About you:
• A town planning related degree;
• High standards of written and verbal communication;
• Ambitious, self-motivated but also a genuine team player;
• A keen interest in the full land and planning process
• Full UK driving licence.

The salary for this role is £20,000 to £23,000 per annum dependant on experience with excellent benefit programmes available.

This position is commutable from Huddersfield, Wakefield and Bradford.