Graduate Planner / Planner

Barron Edwards
Between £20,000 - £25,000 per year + benefits subject to experience
05 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Barron Edwards are a small but rapidly expanding Planning & Architectural firm who cover Kent and London. We are a forward thinking consultancy with the development and wellbeing of our staff as a key principle. Our projects range across the spectrum, from householder developments to large mixed use schemes. As a Planner or Graduate Planner on our team, you will have input into most of our projects however one particular project is a unique and innovating housing scheme with a GDV of almost 50M for which Barron Edwards are lead consultants, we are in the early stages of the project and require additional planners to join the team. We are looking for a Planner and/or Graduate Planner who ideally will: Be eligible for RTPI membership. Have up to one or two years relevant experience within a consultancy or local authority. Have a strong academic background in both their undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Be able to work independently and within a team. Have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload. This will be an exciting, but challenging opportunity for a planner looking to have a lasting career in the private sector with exposure to a range of interesting projects. T The role will involve: Providing high level planning appraisals of sites, including the identification of planning constraints evident and local policy. Research of existing and forthcoming planning policies and guidance. Submission and proactive management of planning applications. Undertaking site visits. Preparation of Design and Access Statements and Planning Statements in support of applications and appeals. Liaising, meeting and negotiating with clients, other consultants and local authorities. Assisting senior members of the team. Please send your CV to or call 01474 247787 for further information.