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Senior Associate, Planning

Job Location:
Bristol
Type of contract:
Permanent - Full Time/Flexible
Vacancy Reference:
544
The Opportunity
We are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Associate within the Bristol office to join our established Planning team.  We have a strong Planning presence across the South-West, with involvement in many strategic-scale site promotion and development projects.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll be working alongside the Planning and Development Director in offering your expertise and technical leadership on planning strategy and the promotion of development sites across the South-West.

Core responsibilities of the role will include:
Establishing innovative, long-term planning strategies, that see beyond current policy and guidance for residential, mixed use and industrial projects
Preparing for and appearing at local plan examinations, and building cases for site development
Offering expert knowledge of national planning policy and how it shapes development plans
Interpreting the impact of emerging policies at national and local level and using them to provide competitive advantage for our clients
Supporting the delivery of existing projects whilst developing some additional projects of your own
About You
You’ll be an experienced and confident strategic planner, with a reputation and a proven track record of delivering commercially successful results and applying expert knowledge of planning policy, both at national and local level
You’ll understand how the development promotion process can add economic, social and environmental value to our clients’ portfolios 
You’ll take a collaborative approach both with clients and colleagues, and support the development of the team
About PBA
Peter Brett Associates (PBA), now part of Stantec, is a leading development and infrastructure consultancy, with a world-class reputation in a variety of disciplines.  Our clients are involved in a range of activities, from the development of housing and offices to provision of major infrastructure schemes.  Now is an exciting point in time for our business, having recently become part of Stantec, a global consultancy, and we are looking forward to further opportunities for both our business and our employees.