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Planning Manager

Job Title: Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Megan Spice
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

The Role - Planning Manager

Location - Chertsey

Salary - £50k - £60k + Package

The Client:

My client has been building new homes for 50 years and is firmly established as a leading developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities.

They are currently looking for a Planning Manager to work on the Strategic Projects in their Head Office in Chertsey.

As the Planning Manager, you will be required to manage the planning application process of major development projects, taking responsibility for the maximization of profit delivered.

Your roles and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Value creation through the acquisition and planning process and ensure that the Project Programme is clearly established and complied with.
  • Setting an appropriate brief and demanding compliance with it, ensuring that planning conditions and technical requirements are properly analysed and dealt with to the appropriate standards.
  • Establish strong professional relationships with planning authorities and local government bodies to proactively promote land for planning permission with a long-term view.
  • Keep abreast of new legislation and government attitudes towards planning and new homes construction.
  • You will need to report on to the wider land and planning teams to keep them up to speed on any changes in regulations.

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrable experience of the planning application process
  • Experience with working with local authorities
  • Have a good understanding of large scale development appraisals
  • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen and experience of managing the planning process of a range of development projects
  • Have strong communication and problem solving skills

If you would like to be considered for this role or any other opportunities, please submit your CV, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Megan Spice on 0207 248 0000