Planning & Project Manager

  • Location

    Devizes, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jose Garcia-Brennan

  • Contact email:

    jose@cmdrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JGB8353_1573726174

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-25

  • Consultant:

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Planning & Project Manager
Devizes
Full Time (flexible hours)
£35,000

Do you have knowledge of the UK town and country planning system?
Perhaps you are an experienced Planning Officer looking for career progression?

We are looking to recruit a confident and ambitious individual to work alongside the CEO across all areas of the business with a view to taking on increased responsibility from your two as the CEO takes a step back, acting more from an advisory capacity.

You must be a very confident communicator on a face to face basis with the ability to build trust with stakeholders at all levels. This exciting and varied role would certainly suit a highly ambitious self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit!

The varied duties will include;-
* Identify new sites with planning potential to increase value for the landowner.
* Develop a planning proposal and present to key stakeholders.
* Follow up on enquiries from landowners looking to diversify the potential of their land and work with them to develop a proposal to be submitted for approval.
* Work closely with architects to visualise conceptual plans - both in 2D and 3D.
* Build positive working relationships with stakeholders.
* Work with the CEO on business planning to determine the future direction of the company.
* Using a project management tool that works for you, ensure all planning proposals progress efficiently and to schedule.
* Liaise with planning specialists, architects and environmentalists to ensure the smooth running of the project.
* Take a lead on all project management ensuring work flow is managed realistically and time efficiently for yourself and the CEO.

There is certainly a great deal of scope for development and growth in this role!

Candidate Specification;-
* Knowledge of the UK town and country planning system.
* Previous experience as a Planning Officer / Manager looking for progression.
* Highly ambitious individual who wants to move into a senior management role in the next two years.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both over the phone and on a face to face basis.
* Good creative and conceptual visual skills to help see the full potential in every project.
* Friendly and warm demeanour with a professional approach to managing potential conflict and negative reactions to planning proposals.
* Driving License is essential.