Principal Major Applications Planner (remote working)

Up to £45.00 per hour + Umbrella Co
25 Sep 2020
23 Oct 2020
Jeremy Wright
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Major Applications Planner at a leading central London borough council renowned for delivering innovative planning solutions and high quality development in some of the capitals largest growth areas.

Located in a prime regeneration area containing vibrant commercial districts, town centres and residential estates, this role will provide an unprecedented opportunity to deliver highly original new development through the planning system such as multi-storey towers, modular buildings, residential led mixed use and estate regeneration schemes.

You will play a pivotal role coordinating PPA agreements and managing a caseload of large scale major and strategic applications in high profile growth and regeneration areas.

In addition you will liaise and negotiate with prestigious institutions such as the GLA as well as leading developers, architects and planning consultants etc.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Manage and process a caseload of large scale major and strategic applications consisting of residential led mixed use, tall buildings, community infrastructure, and commercial developments etc.
  • Facilitate close liaison with major developers, architects and external consultants through paid pre-application meetings.
  • Negotiate complex S106 agreements in conjunction with discharging conditions and finalising reserved matters.
  • Draft detailed delegated reports and present at committee
  • Conduct member briefings, engage with regeneration teams and consult with local community groups
  • Liaise and work closely with external bodies including the GLA and TFL etc.

The successful Principal Major Applications Planner will have acquired practical experience as a Senior or Principal Planner in development management with an aptitude for processing large scale major applications through the planning system.

Applicants must have a degree in Town & Country Planning and excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as an interest in dealing with complex planning issues.

For further information or an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263.

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