Up to £50,000 + Package
Based in Southampton and operating across Hampshire my client is a fantastic and well respected local developer who have a focus delivering high quality homes that will be sustainable for future generations.They are seeking someone who can operate in the capacity of Planning Officer to support the Planning Manager in delivering projects across Hampshire..
The types of projects undertaken vary from 1-2 bed flats through to 4-5 bedroom houses with the company having a strong pipeline of work throughout 2020 and beyond. The Planning Officer will be a vital member of the planning team and will provide support by appraising sites, responding to policy, making planning applications and assisting with planning process management as well as compliance within the organisation.
Organise and maintain office work systems including ensuring that computer records are accurate and up to date.
Maintain an up to date record of Local Planning Authorities Planning policies and Local Plan Reviews for internal reference.
Monitoring and reviewing local planning policy including strategies which take account of transport, the local economy, jobs, green infrastructure, renewable energy, climate change and the historic environment.
Conducting appropriate research to inform planning applications.
Negotiate, obtain quotations from and instruct external engineers and other consultants and assist in the evaluation of their use by the Group.
Assist in the production of Planning Sketch Schemes through liaison with architects.
Collate and maintain evidence from public consultation meetings where the planning process requires it.
Manage the submission of Pre-Approval applications to Local Planning Authorities; arranging meetings with them as appropriate.
Compile Planning application, conditions and appeal documentation for submission to Local Planning Authorities including research as necessary on prior planning history of sites.
Submit and manage successful planning applications.
Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external customers and external suppliers.
Attend Planning Committee Meetings, Rights of Way Panels and Public Consultation Meetings to represent the Group as requested by the Planning Director.
Liaise with the planning team so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs for operational development
· Good experience and a working knowledge of Planning processes, laws and regulations in relation to planning approval.
· Excellent Administration experience
· Commercial Awareness
· A degree in town planning or similar is desirable, although "hands-on" experience is also equally welcome.
If you are considering a move and would like to discuss this role or would like career advice then please call Chris Grimes at Interaction Construction on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or email: (url removed)