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Senior Planner - London / Full time

Cushman & Wakefield

Highly Competitive + Bonus

London, London



Role Purpose:
- To provide professional commercial town planning advice to clients in support of instructions managed by Senior Planners, Associates and Directors
- Contribute to fee, billing and profit targets for the team

Core Responsibilities:
Clients & Marketing
- Focusing on town planning advice within our priority areas (residential, retail, central London, education), support the team’s Business Plan to develop a client portfolio and generate revenue
- Maintain client relationships and act as liaison with clients on specific projects
- Support the team profile in the market
- Ensure professional advice is provided thoroughly, accurately and within set deadlines
- Deliver activities and projects within client expectations (e.g. time, quality)
- Work collaboratively to generate new instructions and pool expertise within the team
- Develop internal and external network for business pipeline/ opportunities.
- Consult internally and externally to help identify optimum solutions for clients
- Manage and liaise with internal teams and other external professionals to provide a full service to the client
- Gather and act on client feedback

Profit & Finance
- Identify business opportunities for the team and potential cross-selling opportunities
- Contribute to meeting overall departmental fee/billing target
- Effectively use established systems for invoicing, debtor and disbursement recovery

Operations & Risk
- Ensure timesheets are up to date and reflective of current work
- Ensure work complies with firm procedures and guidelines (health & safety, quality, risk, professional code of conduct, etc.)

People & Teams
- Coach graduates
- Keep own knowledge of relevant case law up to date
- Proactively seek and undertake on the job and formal developmental activities to broaden experience and knowledge
- Achieve annual objectives set within performance review and actively engage in review process
- Undertake and record the requisite amount of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
- Support team social activities

- Degree level qualification
- Qualification with professional body (RTPI) and member as appropriate

Knowledge & Experience:
- Rounded experience of general surveying skills – not restricted to a narrow practice area
- An understanding of business development and client relationship management
- Demonstrable technical competence in areas relevant to role
- Demonstrable understanding of market and local knowledge
- Knowledge of the real estate industry sector
- Some financial awareness
- Business and report writing experience
- Detailed knowledge of legislation and case law relevant to role
- IT skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet)

Skills & Personal Qualities:
- Selling and negotiation skills
- Presentation and marketing skills
- Commercial awareness skills
- Good communicator
- Time management
- Report writing skills
- Team player
- Excellent command of written/verbal English

If you are interested in the above position, click "Apply Now/Submit Below" and upload your CV. Your application will be processed and you will receive a response from us within 7 days.

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