Assistant Planner - Gladman Developments

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£24,000 (negotiable dependent on experience) + benefits
North West, Nationwide, Congleton
Apply by:
27th March 2019
Start date:
Job type:
Graduate job

Would you love to be able to work flexibly as part of a successful business that offers attractive rewards and career development opportunities? If so, and you’re a commercially minded and ambitious land professional, then this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the winning team at Gladman.

Gladman is the UK’s most successful land promoter and is part of the respected Gladman Group which has been thriving in the development industry for over 30 years. The business acquires land opportunities nationwide and focuses on early delivery through a planning led approach.

What will the role of Assistant Planner entail?
Your role will involve monitoring the planning positions of Local Planning Authorities, preparing planning statements and other supplementary documents which form part of planning application submissions. In addition, you will provide general support to the Project Teams during the preparation, submission and negotiation of planning applications, including liaising with the appointed technical consultant team and key stakeholders.

Another part of the role involves assisting Planning Directors / Managers with appeal work including the preparation of appeal proofs of evidence and Statements of Common Ground. You will be required to attend public Hearings and Inquiries.

What key qualities and skills will I need for the role?
• You must be due to complete a Master’s degree, on an RTPI accredited course, this summer with a minimum predicted 2:1 grade. Alternatively, you could be currently employed in the planning sector and working towards your achieving your APC.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong professional relationships
• Results driven and self-motivated with a proactive approach to work
• Ability to work effectively using your own initiative, with minimal supervision
• Full UK driving licence

What will I receive in return?
You will be joining a business with a stable history and a longstanding workforce, where you will benefit from support and training and have excellent opportunities for further career development and progression.

Attractive Benefits:
• Complimentary lunch daily at our on-site bistro
• 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• 5% employer pension contributions
• Private healthcare
• Wellness programme
• Wide variety of social events.

Hours of Work: 40 hour working week, with flexible start and finish times around the core hours. Ability to work compressed hours, resulting in working a 9-day fortnight.