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Planning Adviser

Posted on Jan 23, 2020 by Recruitment Bespoke

London, United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£37.2k - £37.2k Annual

Planning Adviser

Not for Profit Membership Organisation

The City, London

Basic Salary £37,156 Pro Rata with excellent benefits including 26 Days Holiday, Pension Up to 12% employer contribution, Life Assurance x 3 Salary, childcare vouchers, retail discounts and gym discounts.

Part Time - 3 Days a Week - 21 Hours

Qualified Planner is a must!

My client a world leading not for profit membership organisation with over 23,000 members based in the City of London is currently looking for a Planning Adviser on part time basis - 3 days a week - Monday to Wednesday set days.

The Role

Supporting the Planning Aid England (PAE) service including: Planning Aid Direct services, community planning, volunteer training, supervision and administration, business development and involvement in Planning Aid Consulting projects.

Key Responsibilities

To facilitate the delivery of PADirect services including giving professional planning advice to members of the public who contact Planning Aid England by e-mail. The primary focus for this position will be the Planning Aid Direct service and volunteer management

To produce a variety of professional materials about planning matters such as advice notes, content for the website and PAD and training materials for volunteers or other clients

To work with colleagues to implement the volunteer plan including attracting, recruiting and operating the appropriate support and administration of volunteers

To work with colleagues to ensure volunteers are appropriately equipped to deliver planning support eg preparation and delivery of volunteer training

To assist with allocating, organising, co-ordinating and monitoring volunteer activities in support of PAE activity

To undertake relevant administration work to ensure up to date records of volunteer activity and advice, accurate and timely reports on deliverables and PAE advice service and efficient processing of volunteer expense claims

To establish and develop contacts with stakeholders, potential clients and communities and individuals interested in planning and in particular, disadvantaged and marginalised groups engaged in community planning, and raise awareness of PAE and the support which it can offer

To provide direct planning support when it is needed (eg fee-earning work)

To represent PAE at external meetings and events as required eg meetings with partners, joint events, workshops and conferences

To seek opportunities for Consultancy projects and provide assistance with preparation of bids for work if required

Undertake such other duties, commensurate with the post, as may be directed by the Planning Aid England Manager

Person Specification


Chartered Town Planner (MRTPI)

Strong decision making and problem solving skills

Good interpersonal and influencing skills

Excellent time management and organisational skills

Good IT skills including Microsoft Office and CRM systems

Willingness to travel outside London and occasionally work outside normal office hours


Good knowledge of Neighbourhood Planning and the provisions contained within relevant legislation, regulations, guidance and policy

Protection Regulations (GDPR) and how they apply to the role

Knowledge and understanding of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data

Knowledge of the needs of diverse groups and disadvantaged members of the community and the ability to deal sensitively with them

To apply to this role please send your CV.

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

membershipbespoke is acting as recruitment business in relation to this role. membershipbespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

membershipbespoke remains the only specialist recruitment organisation in the UK, which offers a dedicated service tailored to the needs of Trade Associations, Unions, Professional and Regulatory Bodies.

Reference: 831742339

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