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Planning Consultant - Heritage led

  • Sussex / Hampshire / Surrey based
  • Home working
  • Flexible part time 2-3 days per week
  • Pro rata £30,000 to 35,000 per annum (full time equivalent)

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Planning Consultant, with some experience of the Historic Environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved with an award winning company providing planning and heritage services to a range of clients.

You must be confident and comfortable in offering planning advice and guidance, preparing and submitting applications for planning permission and listed building consent and negotiating with local authority officers.

A relevant post-graduate degree, MRTPI, RICS, CIOB or IHBC accreditation are desirable but not compulsory. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years’ experience in either a private sector consultancy or public sector role, however those with less experience will be considered.

Primary roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing clients with planning and / or heritage advice.
  • Preparation, submission and management of planning applications, Listed building consent applications and appeals.
  • Liaison with clients, our in house architectural team and our associated external consultant team.

Our work primarily focuses on projects within the historic environment, but we often undertake wider ranging projects, often on constrained sites wether that be AONBs, National Parks or in complex circumstances.

Having established a strong reputation within the South East, we work with a wide range of heritage asset owners and other clients, including country estates, museums, businesses and private clients.

Manorwood offer home based working but regular travel will be required to sites within our region which covers Hampshire, Sussex and Surrey, with occasional further travel. As a result we would anticipate applicants to be located within or close to this region with a current driving license and access to a vehicle.

Hours: Flexible part time 2-3 days per week. (Full time equivalent 37.5 hours per week.)
Closing date: 1st May 2024
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