Land & Planning

Assistant Planning Manager

Permanent / Full Time
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Job description.

Are you an ambitious planner at the start of your career?
Do you want to join an award-winning developer who is expanding their planning department with an assistant town planning manager?
You will be working closely with the rest of the development team reporting to the Development Director. The business is currently in growth mode and adding to its planning team as it looks forward to 2024 as an opportunity to build on its success. You will be working on several very exciting and high-profile planning applications in the South West of England
You will be a town planner either as a graduate or with 1-2 years of experience in local authority, council, or planning consultancy in the South West of England.
This is a unique and rare opportunity to work for one of the most dynamic and entrepreneurial property developers in the area and to work with some of the leading names in land buying, development, and planning.
The salary on offer is £25-35k complemented by a comprehensive package. Additionally, you will benefit from flexible hybrid working arrangements and the company will help with your accreditation towards MRTPI.
As an assistant planning manager, you will have a key role in supervising and orchestrating planning and development initiatives for the business. Your duties encompass:

  • Engaging with local authorities and stakeholders to ensure projects align with strategic development objectives.
  • Formulating and presenting planning applications, with ongoing communication with regulatory bodies.
  • Assessing and proposing resolutions for intricate planning and zoning issues.
  • Sustaining a commitment to ongoing research, keeping up to date with local, regional, and national planning regulations and industry best practices.

Key Requirements

  • Degree qualified and working towards MRTPI
  • Currently working for a planning consultancy or residential developer/ house developer experience in strategic land
  • Detailed experience in dealing with residential planning applications and appeals.
  • Bright, ambitious and determined to succeed.

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Chris Lucas

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