Job Title: Senior Planner
Location: Cheltenham
Category: Town & Country Planning
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Negotiable - depending on experience
Reference #: RG1477

Job Description

Senior Planner
Location: Cheltenham
Salary: £Negotiable – depending on experience

The planning team at Ridge has over 25 years of experience and is a great place to work. We know this is because of the quality of our people, and the fact that our team were runners up in the RTPI Employer Award for Excellence. And due to our continuing success, we are now in an exciting position to recruit a new Senior Planner to join our thriving and award-winning planning consultancy team based in Cheltenham. We have national coverage dealing in a wide range of exciting and challenging projects across the commercial, residential, retail education and leisure sectors.

Main Duties
As part of the Senior Planner role, you will be responsible for the preparation and submission of often complex planning applications and appeals. You will work within a team led by one of the Partners and will have exposure in supporting junior members of staff in their projects.

Qualifications & Experience Required
•MRTPI qualified
•Comprehensive knowledge of the planning system
•Excellent writing and communication skills
•Full UK driving license
•Minimum of 4 years planning experience

You will work on a number of large-scale complex projects so the ability to manage your own time, workload and problem solve is critical. You will have an inquisitive nature, analytical mind and high level of intellect - combining your excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations

What's in it for you?
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

• 25 days holiday
• Private Healthcare
•Company car or car allowance
• Life Assurance
• Pension: Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary

About Ridge:
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 26th January 2019
   
or if you have applied to Ridge previously