Careers at Zesta Planning

At Zesta, we have the freshest talent in Town Planning. We have combined forward thinkers, development experience and a strategic approach to create a great team dynamic. We currently have the below vacancy to join our team.

Senior Planning Consultant

We are seeking an ambitious planning professional looking to build their reputation and gain more experience as Senior Town Planner to join our growing team. As a Senior Planning Consultant, you will be part of an ambitious, successful team providing clients with high quality, customer focussed, timely and outcome-based development management services.

Our offices are in Cheltenham. We do, however, encourage a mix of home based and office working.

 

Your duties in the role:

  • Using your broad knowledge of planning areas to deliver a suitable outcome for clients. Clear communication, including written work is essential to the role.

  • Processing planning applications in a timely manner, producing robust reports and recommendations to achieve desired and deliverable outcomes.

  • Preparing and presenting evidence on appeals for core and external clients.

  • Contributing to service improvements to achieve cost efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Providing support and guidance to peers and more junior staff to distribute knowledge and ensure contemporary planning issues and legislation are cascaded and understood.

  • Supporting the growth of the team by making a positive contribution to business development, securing repeat work and applying a commercial lens to all work undertaken and behaviours.

  • Be an excellent communicator with strong written report writing, and verbal communication to clients. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a degree in a Town Planning discipline, and ideally be a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

  • Have 3 years or more relevant experience in either Local Authority or Private sector.

  • Be able to prioritise and manage a workload whilst working flexibly to meet both the commercial and contractual needs of the business.

  • Be able to work independently across a wide area of Planning sectors, working with Land Owners, Developers, Industrial site and Listing Buildings. 

  • Hold a demonstrable level of knowledge and understanding and application of current and emerging planning legislation.

  • Be ambitious to enhance the reputation of the Development Management service for innovation, quality and timeliness of delivery.

To apply, please forward your CV to careers@zestaplanning.co.uk

Alternatively, call Oliver on 07817 903943, or James on 07841 707062 to find out more information. 

 

No Agencies please. 
 

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