Graduate Planner: Bournemouth office

We have an exciting opportunity for a graduate planner to join the team in our Bournemouth office. 

As an award-winning consultancy, with over 30 years’ experience in the industry, we have a large inter-disciplinary team with over 70 staff working across planning, master planning, environmental services, landscape architecture and architecture, on a wide range of projects including housing, leisure and infrastructure throughout the country.

Our team’s unique skill-set working closely as one integrated unit, deals creatively with challenging planning situations to deliver commercially viable solutions across all sectors of the built environment and economy. What sets us apart is how we integrate our disciplines to form a bespoke team of experts tailored to meet their project needs and exceed client expectations.  

Successful candidates will have a ‘can do’ attitude and should have the drive and enthusiasm to develop their career at TOR.  They will initially support more senior staff, but will be supported in career progression including support through the APC process.

What we are looking for:

  • RTPI accredited planning degree (either obtained or on the way to obtaining) essential

  • Ability to work in teams and on own initiative

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the planning system

  • Good written and communication skills essential

  • Interests in a wide range of projects, including housing, leisure and infrastructure, covering policy and development management

About us:

  • A successful and award-winning practice that strives for excellence in everything we do

  • Offices: Birmingham, Bournemouth and London, with an opportunity to work in all

  • Projects: We work on a broad range of interesting, challenging and high-profile projects across the UK

  • Culture: We have a number of in-house sports and social groups including company football, netball and cricket teams, a sketch club alongside regular staff social events through the year including Summer and Christmas parties. We also currently award an annual Travel Award

  • People: A friendly professional company with motivated staff

  • Technology: An Apple-based company

  • Award-winning: Winner of the RTPI Employer Award for Excellence 2017 for our commitment to employees learning and development

Are you interested in us?

The practice offers a competitive salary and benefits package, excellent working conditions, CPD opportunities and a dynamic office environment.


Deadline: 27th October 2019.
To apply please upload: Your cover letter, CV and an examples of your written work.


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