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    Land & Technical, Operations, Residential

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  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £45,000 + Package

  • Contact:

    Nicole Broughton

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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​Here at Atkins Search, we are recruiting for a Planner to work for a 5* New Build Housing Developer on a multi-phased residential development in Brentwood, Essex.

If you’re looking to build a long-term career with rewards, working with experienced teams and delivering homes to be proud of, join them on their journey!


Who you’ll be working for as a Planner:

Our client has been building new homes for 50 years and is firmly established as a leading developer with a passion for not just building homes, but creating vibrant sustainable communities. This would be an excellent opportunity for an experienced Planner with the potential to grow and develop into a longer term career with this company.


What you’ll be doing as a Planner:

·         Provide planning appraisals on all potential development sites.

·         Responsible for submission and strategy for all planning applications (to include s106 agreements and appeals where necessary)

·         Build relationships with external consultants including negotiating scope of works and budget.

·         Provide assistance and advice to the team on all planning matters.

·         Responsible for managing, researching and monitoring Local Plan preparation to inform site searches in key regions.

·         Review planning conditions (Outline/RM), produce Condition Trackers and collate information from the Technical Team to discharge conditions.

·         Other duties as required.


What you’ll need to have to be successful as a Planner:

·         Relevant Degree or Diploma

·         Experience in the house building industry or consulting

·         Highly competent in computer skills, including emails, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

·         Some public sector experience an advantage but not essential

·         Flexible approach to work

·         Good time management skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Excellent organisational skills


What benefits you’ll receive as a Planner:

·               Competitive Salary

·               Flexible Working Options

·               28 days annual leave

·               Savings scheme with company shares

·               Private Healthcare

·               Private pension up to 12.5%

·               Health shield Cash Plan

·               Cycle to Work Scheme

·               Life assurance and personal accident cover

·               Free Counselling advice

·               Cashback and retail discounts

·               Company Car / Allowance


Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialize in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.