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Planner/Senior Planner

  • Permanent / Full Time
  • West Sussex
  • 55000 PerAnnum GBP / PerAnnum
  • Candidate required: Planner/Senior Planner -Residential
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start date: Immediate 
  • Industry: Construction professionals South
  • Location: Chichester
  • Salary & package dependant on experience: £DOE + Package

The role & about the client: On behalf of our client, ITS Construction Professionals South are searching for a Planner/Senior Planner to join an award-winning independent consultancy that work on residential and commercial projects.
You will work in conjunction with their Development Land team, who act for landowners in Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey providing consultancy and agency advice on sites from one house through to major sites of a 1,000 homes or more.
They are looking for someone with experience of green field housing sites and who has been working for a planning consultancy or house builder.
Key Responsibilities

  •  Preparing and submitting planning applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries.
  • Preparing and managing land promotion strategies.
  • Conducting research and undertaking planning appraisals to establish potential develop opportunities.
  • Co-ordinating and drafting planning appraisals, planning statements, appeal statements, statements of community involvement and other relevant planning reports or documentation.
  • Communicating with all stakeholders involved in the planning process, including public consultation.
  • Assist in negotiations with local authorities, other statutory bodies and third parties, to reach agreement on planning matters.
  • Attending site visits and client meetings

The ideal candidate  

  • Chartered membership / working towards Chartership with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), or relevant experience.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in town planning.
  • Strong knowledge of planning legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Excellent project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently when necessary.
  • A track record of successfully delivering planning projects.
  • A strong communicator.
  • Full driving licence.

   Training/Progression opportunities:

  • Opportunities to progress within the Land and Planning team

Where a range of rate of pay is quoted the level of experience, qualifications & related training required is the minimum required in order to qualify for the lowest rate of pay quoted.  
How to apply:   Please send an up-to-date CV in strict confidence or contact me on 02380 2380600/07425 303714 
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