Planning & Project Manager

  • Location

    Devizes, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jose Garcia-Brennan

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Planning & Project Manager
Full Time (flexible hours)

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.