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The successful applicant must have a positive attitude with proven proficiency working collaboratively within a team setting, a strong work ethic and a solid ability to work with accuracy and take responsibility for his/her own work. He/she must be self-motivated capable of assuming increasing responsibility for both current and future projects and hold a clear ambition to grow with the practice.

Our London studio undertake placemaking projects at every scale, from cities and towns, to neighbourhoods, streets and the design of individual buildings; creating new places and breathing life into old ones.

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We are always on the Look Out for (Please NO Agencies) :

MRTPI Planning Consultant :

Salary Dependent on Experience 

BIM Project Architect :

Salary Dependent on Experience 

BIM Senior Architectural Designer :

Salary Dependent on Experience

BIM Junior Architectural Designer :

Salary Dependent on Experience

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Position :
Planning consultant 

Role Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Planning Consultant to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in guiding our clients through the intricacies of the planning process, ensuring compliance with regulations and driving successful outcomes for development projects in London.

Key Responsibilities:

- Provide expert advice and guidance to clients on all aspects of the planning process, including development proposals, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Prepare and submit planning applications, appeals, and other necessary documents to local authorities, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and compliance with relevant legislation.
- Conduct thorough research and analysis of planning policies, guidelines, and market trends to inform project strategies and recommendations.
- Collaborate with architects, architectural designers and other professionals to develop comprehensive planning strategies that align with client objectives.
- Build and maintain positive relationships with local authorities, stakeholders, and relevant agencies, ensuring effective communication throughout the planning process.
- Attend meetings, public consultations, and hearings as required, representing clients and presenting planning proposals confidently and persuasively.

- Stay up-to-date with changes in planning laws, regulations, and industry best practices to ensure the delivery of high-quality and informed consultancy services.
- Contribute to business development efforts by identifying and pursuing new opportunities, participating in proposal writing, and showcasing AGA Associate's expertise in planning consultancy.

Qualifications and Experience:

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Geography, or a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Planning Consultant, with a strong focus on dealing with London-based local authorities.
- Membership in the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is essential.
- Proven track record of successfully preparing and submitting planning submissions, including applications, appeals, and related documents.
- Excellent knowledge of London planning policies, regulations, and local authority procedures.
- Strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills, with an ability to critically assess complex planning issues.
- Effective communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal.
- Proficiency in using relevant planning software and tools.

Salary Expectation:

Salary for this position is dependent on the candidate's experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

If you are a dedicated and passionate Planning Consultant with a strong background in London-based planning, we invite you to join our team and contribute to shaping the future of the city's urban landscape. Please be prepared to present your CV and digital portfolio.

Essential Skills

  1. Proficiency working in medium scale mixed-use residential, commercial and community facilities.

  2. Preparation of detailed scale drawings and specifications for regulatory approvals.

  3. Preparation of drawings for tender and construction.

  4. Preparation of detailed schedules of materials and finishes.

Urban Architecture Model

Essential Developed Design Requirements

  1. Prepare sketch proposals for discussion and approval and develop preferred solution. 

  2. Produce concept presentation document with reference to imagery, products, materials, 3D views, layouts and diagrams.

  3. Prepare Design and Access Statement and coordinate consultant drawings in preparation for a planning application. 

  4. Knowledge of building regulations and standards.

Architecture Model Sketching

Working in BIM

  1. Experience working in Uniclass within the BIM model.

  2. Coordination between primary MEP/structural consultants.

  3. Managing other design team members.

  4. Coordination between external specialist/Manufacturers.

Urban Architecture Model

Additional Requirements

  1. Advanced knowledge of BIM including ability to create construction/working drawings using BIM.

  2. Extensive experience of BIM on various scales from conceptual massing to construction documents.

  3. Minimum three years post graduate experience.

  4. Strong and clear communication skills.

  5. Very accurate design and technical abilities.

Urban Architecture Model

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