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Associate Planner - Guildford / Full time


Highly Competitive

Guildford, South Central



The successful Associate Planner will form an important project manager and lead on relevant applications and promotions, supporting senior colleagues on new business opportunities and key projects. The team comprises 15 fee earners based in both the Guildford and Sevenoaks offices, which provides planning consultancy across Surrey, Kent and Sussex. It is a busy, fast paced department that is a market leader in its field.  We have satellite offices in our Rural team in Petworth, Haywards Heath and Maidstone. With extensive contact with clients and colleagues within the Savills network, the successful candidate will be a good team player, with strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure, prioritise work and multi task.


• Assist Directors and Associate Directors in driving key projects forward
• Opportunity provided to win new instructions, alongside servicing existing instructions
• Project Management of complex planning instructions
• Supervision of junior colleagues and the potential for a mentor role
• Prepare planning reports and planning applications including planning statements
• Manage planning applications including liaison with planning officers
• Manage site promotions including liaison with relevant local plans teams
• Participate in any relevant planning appeal
• Participate in any relevant local plan Examination in Public
• Undertake research and analysis
• Opportunity to be involved in strategic projects
• Liaison with other colleagues in other Savills disciplines
• Has good communication skills
• Keep informed of relevant planning best practice
• Attend external events and provide presentations
• Potential to identify new business opportunities
• For relevant instructions, lead and project manage, including client relationships


• Strong verbal, numerical and report writing skills
• Work to deadlines
• Team player
• Positive attitude
• Good motivation skills
• MRTPI or MRICS (with relevant planning experience)
• Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

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