Planning & Design Manager
About this Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning & Design Manager to join the Planning team of a well-known high quality national residential developer.
Working within the Land Department to identify, promote and assist in securing suitable sites for both short and longer term development by the Company.
Providing intelligence on planning matters/changes that impact on our operating area.
Supporting the delivery of Contracted Land to Effective Land into the business on time and t within budget.
The person will have a number of responsibilities within the following sections:
Identify potential land opportunities from reviewing local planning policy and planning applications
Organise, attend and present at pre-application discussion meetings
Support Land Manager/Director on planning and design matters when preparing Governance Papers
Prepare viable development options and undertake financial appraisals
Promote sites through the planning process and assist in securing planning consent and discharge of planning conditions
Prepare, submit and monitor appeals
Provide expert knowledge on current government legislation and planning policy/advice
Organise and manage consultants
Hold internal project meetings on design and planning related matters
Research and analyse data to help inform strategic developments
Produce clear, well researched and structured pieces of work
Research and help design planning policy
About the Company/Client/Project:
Our client began building homes over thirty years ago, and today we apply the same guiding principles of exceptional design and build, insisting on meeting stringent standards and offering value for money in a wide range of sought-after locations. Whatever you're seeking, be it a stylish waterfront apartment, a rural retreat or an urban pied-a-terre, our client offers an outstanding choice of properties for the discerning house-buyer across the UK.
Requirements including certificates and qualifications:
Graduate with suitable qualifications for RTPI membership
High level of proficiency in various computer packages including MS Office Products - Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
Knowledge of current and future government legislation
Design standards for residential development
Excellent written, verbal and listening skills
Reliable and flexible
Effective at building relationships and networking
Excellent planning and organising skills
Strong negotiation skills
Proven track record in a relevant role
Experience in residential planning
Demonstrate cradle to grave PM on development projects
Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK
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