Drayton Fox is delighted to be working alongside one of the UK’s leading development and planning consultancies. This multi-disciplinary business is looking to add a Planning Director (MRTPI or MRICS) to their team to support the ongoing growth in a busy marketplace.

Boasting an enviable portfolio of work across retail, residential, infrastructure, regeneration and the renewable s sector, you will be at the forefront of some of the most interesting project work in the region.

In this senior leadership position, you will take responsibility for the successful performance of the regional team.  You will be leading on the planning business activities and assume the lead on future objectives and the financial targets attached to the team, feeding into the UK national Directors.

Do you have a strong strategic vision for developing a planning business?

Are you knowledgeable in budget management, investment proposals and driving key performance indicators?

Can you present a strong portfolio of successful fee earning work and a client network to reflect your experience?

You will be taking on a role where inspiring the team and developing the potential of planners and senior planners are crucial for its success. Your professional standards should be impeccable and your ability to collaborate with other teams in the business will be a huge benefit.

Having been through a formal Planning qualification and gained chartership, the ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of planning legislation and current principles, have commercial acumen, some experience in change management, leading through ever-changing times and have a passion for people management.

In return, the company will offer a competitive salary, contributory pension, car allowance, health cover and a range of flexible benefits including retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday (renewable annually). We promote flexible working and are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or potential job share.