Senior Planner – Whiteley, Hampshire

Permanent @FBR Construction Recruitment in Housing Developers
  • Whiteley
  • Post Date : 1 March 2023
  • Apply Before : 1 April 2023
  • Salary: £40,000.00 - £50,000.00 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 4470
  • Experience Required 2 years +
  • Package Bonus Annually

Job Description

Our client, a privately owned residential developer are looking for a Senior Planner to join the team to help accelerate their growth plans. Currently with an output of around 200 units per year, they are looking double that within the next five years. If you are looking to grow your career side by side with an exciting and entrepreneurial company then this is for you.

A successful applicant will be a key member of the Planning Team and will manage activities in relation to all aspects of promoting sites and achieving planning permissions. A successful applicant will ensure that they align their job role with departmental strategies and changing business dynamics or goals of the Business, to positively influence the progression and growth of the company.

  • Conduct appropriate research and provide advice to inform site purchases, promotions and planning applications.
  • Instruct and manage consultant teams, ensuring consultants perform in the best interests of the business and fees are diligently managed and monitored.
  • Manage the submission of planning applications ensuring permissions are commercial and deliverable.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external customers.
  • Attend planning committee meetings and other external meetings to represent the Company.
  • Liaise with colleagues in other Departments to understand all necessary aspects and needs for operational development and provide advice to colleagues with regards to the progression of sites through planning.
  • Timely and accurate reporting to the Head of Planning as required.
  • Advise on general planning matters and inform colleagues of relevant changes in National and local planning.
  • Organise and maintain office work systems including ensuring that computer records are accurate and up to date.
  • Be personally responsible for continuous professional development, ensuring that he/she remains fully skilled and trained and effective in the post.
  • Other duties as relevant to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the business’s planning function.

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

Required Skills:
  • Good experience and knowledge of planning process, law, and regulations.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the deliverability of permissions.
  • Ability to problem resolve matters arising.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Works collaboratively with a diverse range of people.
  • Strong communication skills – both oral and written.
  • A degree in town planning or similar subject.
  • Qualified to RTPI or MRTPI.
  • Driving licence.
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If you are interested in this role, please contact Lee on 023 8033 2438 or send an updated CV to

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