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Posted Wed 05 July 2017, 6:06 PM

Ref: OR/029892

Job Title
Town Planner for Acquisition Company
Discipline
Town Planning & Regeneration
Specialism
Development Planning
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
£35000 - £45000
Location
South East

Full Description

Background:

An excellent and unique opportunity has arisen to join a highly regarded acquisition and property company as a Town Planner. The company are multi-faceted, multi-skilled, diverse and dynamic with a reputation for professionalism and vision. They also have an impressive track record, with a wealth of ongoing and completed projects in their portfolio.

The team are now seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who will be able to act as a planning consultant. This individual will consult, prep and co-ordinate all planning applications ready for submission and follow up after decision. They will be able to negotiate and have strong communication skills and have the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
From permitted development conversions to new build and lease negotiations, the company boost capital in every project and work with partners to identify new opportunities in prime locations across London and beyond.

Job specifics:

" Liaising with external planning consultants
" Monitor the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines/trades
" Review field inspection from Consultants throughout the lifecycle of the project
" Research and analyze data to help inform strategic developments, such as increases in affordable housing provision
" Research planning policies to guide development
" Develop creative and original planning solutions to satisfy all parties
" Designs layouts and draft design statements
" Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
" Prepping planning applications and submission through to decision notice
" Asses planning applications and monitor outcomes as necessary
" Checking all planning conditions and ensure they are discharged when required
" Follow up whether planning is approved or refused
" Writing reports, often of a complex nature, which make recommendations or explain detailed regulations
" Liaise with main contractors, architect and other stake holders to ensure all conditions have been discharged prior to commencement on site
" Keep up to date with latest legislation associated with land use
" To ensure health and safety issues are addressed throughout a project
" Travel to different sites

Job requirements:

" RTPI accredited degree
" 3-4 years planning experience
" Experience of relevant planning legislation
" Effective communication, including verbal and written skills
" Negotiation and relationship building skills
" Stakeholder engagement
" Ability to work on multiple projects at the same times
" Strong analytical skills and attention to detail


Remuneration

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Planner to propel their career to the next level, within a unique role. As a result of your dedication, you will be rewarded with a remuneration package in the region of £35k - £45k depending on experience, in addition to other benefits. The company also regularly review salaries and will offer pay rises when merited.

Apply:

If you are interested in this job, please apply now, alternatively you can call me for an informal discussion about it - 07894229847

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please do send your CV to me (CJ Obi) - cj @ osbornerichardson.com