Senior Associate Director – Multidisciplinary Consultancy

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£45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Carrington West
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Senior Associate Director – Private Multidisciplinary Consultancy in London

Carrington West are assisting our client, one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary consultancies, who are looking for Senior Associate Director to join their growing team in London.

Our client is successfully delivering planning applications and permissions for some of the UK’s most important strategic development sites and infrastructure projects. The planners regularly work with the country’s other leading organisations in the development of property and infrastructure and they also provide integrated services drawing on other planning, environmental and design services offered by our client.

Main Responsibilities:
�Identify, target and win new instructions from new and existing clients
�Be able to generate 50% of own billable work
�To attend networking conferences, guest speaking at conferences, chair bespoke client events/seminars to promote the RPS brand
�Work internally with marketing and communications to promote the RPS Planning Brand on LinkedIn, articles & web news
�Regularly chair meetings directly with clients provide commercially sound advice
�Attend client pitch meetings
�Working in association with the Planning Director to provide input on major tender submissions
�Prepare fee proposals
�Report review of junior staff members
�Coordinate small/medium & large projects including coordinating project finances, overseeing the production of deliverables in line with the client’s expectations and ensuring delivery is on time
�Ensure that projects are managed to ensure good profitability
�Financial control and billing including responding to client queries and credit control queries in event of non-payment
�Line management responsibilities of senior planning staff
�Chair Planning Meetings and take a lead role in debates, and ensure their ongoing development through appropriate CPD
�Organise internal CPD sessions as required
�Assist the Planning Director where applicable on project management of multi-disciplinary teams
�Provide input into business plans and attend key planning meetings

Qualifications & Experience Required:
�An RTPI accredited Honours Degree and/or Diploma or Masters Qualification
�A full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
�Proven business generation skills
�Excellent knowledge of a technical discipline including the current methods, legislation, techniques and guidance
�Significant experience of delivering consultancy to a range of clients
�Excellent writing skills and ability to provide robust written deliverables on behalf of the business
�Previous experience of leading meetings and brand promotion events
�Competent user of the complete Microsoft office package
�Knowledge of project management coupled with a solid understanding of financial management
�Great attention to detail and able to prioritise workload (both team and individual)
�Previous line management experience

Very Competitive Salary Range Dependant on Experience
Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393 876027 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email myself or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:

We are actively recruiting for various roles, so if this one isn’t quite right for you, the chances are that we have something that will be a good fit.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 027
Contact: Ben Hitchman

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