Planning Manager

Planning Manager (or Assistant Planning Manager) – Strategic Land

£28,000 to £55,000 plus package

Our client is a successful strategic land promoter and house builder based in Surrey, keen to grow their team. With their current team of land buyers and planners, they have two roles for planners to join to work across promoting strategic land sites, across the South East and Midlands.

With their success and output, they have very secure investment and funding. An already highly skilled department, they are looking for their next hire who will be focused on land promotion, working closely with the acquisition team.

Sites vary in size but will always be looking for the longer term, and at allocations within Local Plans.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the planning applications for sites going through the Local Plan allocation process
  • Contacting landowners and updating development partners on existing projects
  • Keeping up-to-date with planning policy changes and potential opportunities
  • Appraising new sites identified by the Land Director or other colleagues when necessary
  • Identifying potential sites for promotion through software like LandInsight and the land registry
  • Coordinating external consultants and liaising with local authorities and other stakeholders

Ideally you will:

  • At least one year within a town planning role – either within a consultancy, or client-side business (although LPA background will be considered)
  • Have a sound knowledge of land promotion or residential planning knowledge
  • Be assertive and have a confident nature, and excellent communication skills
  • Know the South East and Midlands well, but not essential
  • Have a full driving license and access to a car

You will be rewarded with a competitive package, as well as an excellent career progression.

Please apply here or give me (Chloe) a call to discuss. My client is looking to find the right candidate as soon as possible – so if in doubt, do get in touch. I also have other clients and roles that may be of interest.

If you do not hear anything back within one week, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion, but I will retain your details for future roles.

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