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Planning Manager

  • Sector: Land & Planning
  • Location: Mayfair, Central London (with flexible working)
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 plus package
Job description

I am working with a privately-owned developer and trader who are looking to strengthen the team with an ambitious, forward-thinking Planning Manager who gets shit done. Reporting into the Managing Director you will oversee the successful awarding of planning consents for the business. On offer is a salary of £55,000 - £70,000 plus package. 

My client is an agile, progressive business who have a strong pipeline of work. You will be given the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and to manage your own workload without interference. This role will not suit a shrinking violet who is used to relying on others to finish the job or who wants to sit and wait for things to come to them.

You will be a Town Planner with detailed experience of managing planning applications and appeals. You will be used to managing external consultants and negotiating with councils / planning committees to push schemes over the line.

You will ideally be working in an entrepreneurial environment at a privately owned trader / developer or at a consultancy. Coming from a Senior Planner or Planning Manager role or consultancy at Senior Planner / Associate level and have had experience of running planning applications for house builders and developers.

Key experience / requirements
-       Degree qualified, with MRTPI a preference, but not essential.
-       5 plus years post graduation experience.

      Get shit done attitude.

-       Currently working for a trader / developer in a Senior Planner or Planning Manager role or consultancy as a Senior Planner / Associate Director level.

-       Good knowledge and experience of handling planning applications in London and the Home Counties would be a distinct advantage but not essential.

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