Planning Officer

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    Fareham, Hampshire

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    Ben Guppy

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    7 months ago

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Planning Officer
Competitive salary + benefits

Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for an experienced Planning Officer to join our client who is a privately-owned house builder.

Roles & Responsibilities:
As Planning officer reporting to the Planning Director and Planning Manager your duties will consist of (but not be limited to): -

  • Manage the submission of pre-approval applications to Local Planning Authorities and meet with them when required
  • Compile planning applications, conditions and appeal documentation for submission to Local Planning Authorities
  • Attend Planning Committee Meetings, rights of way panels and public consultation meetings
  • Collate and maintain evidence from Public Consultation Meetings
  • Negotiate, obtain quotations from and instruct external engineers and planning consultants, and assist in the evaluation of their use
  • Assist in the production of planning sketch schemes
  • Organise and maintain office work systems including ensuring the planning racks and 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

Skills & Qualifications:
We are looking for an experienced Planning Officer with the following: -

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Astute understanding of current planning legislation
  • Degree in Town Planning or similar is desirable although not essential if you have proven experience

Salary & Package:
What's on offer for this Planning Officer role: -

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Working for a privately-owned company
  • Profits based bonus scheme plus other benefits

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Ben Guppy on 02393 910038 or send a CV and Cover letter to bguppy@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.