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Associate Director - Southampton

Posted Fri 23 February 2018, 6:04 PM

Ref: OR/076289

Job Title
Associate Director - Southampton
Discipline
Town Planning & Regeneration
Specialism
Housing
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
£55000 - £65000
Location
South

Full Description

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with one of the leading planning consultancies in the South Coast of England. The company are involved in a wide range of projects from small householder applications to large-scale schemes. Our client is looking for a driven Associate Director to play a key role in fostering growth within their office. The company has an excellent reputation as nearly 80% of their business is repeat business.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

- Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions and appeals
- Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and adhering to time limits
- Maintaining a good understanding of policies relating to residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, as well as environmental statements
- Participate in public enquires
- Participate in winning fees and generating new business

It is essential that candidates have:

- Proven planning experience of at least 7 years, from the public or private sector
- Good professional writing skills
- Ability to present reasoned advice in formal and informal environments
- Experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications
- Ability to manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination (with sub-consultants)
- Experience with fee proposals
- Knowledge of public engagement practices
- Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment

Reward:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and experienced professional to propel their career to the next level, while being entrusted to work flexible hours. Our client is offering a very competitive salary package - circa £50,000 - £65,000 depending on experience.

Apply:

If you are interested in this job, please apply now, alternatively you can call me for an informal discussion about it - 07894229847

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please do send your CV to me (CJ Obi) - cj @ osbornerichardson.com