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Planning Assistant-Residential

Southampton, Hampshire
£30,000 to £40,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Planning Officer - Residential Southampton Up to £40,000 + Package (role could also be part time) On behalf of our client, ITS Building People (Southampton) are searching for an expereinced Planning Assistant. Reporting to the Planning Director and Planning Manager this is a very hands-on role, which will see the successful candidate being responsible for the complete planning process from site inception to receipt of planning permissions and beyond. You will be dealing with anything from a single bespoke house, up to and including a residential-led mixed use development of many hundreds of homes. You would also have the opportunity to promote schemes of 1,000+ through our future-land promotion initiatives and no two days ever being the same. Key responsibilities will include: Compile Planning applications, conditions, and appeal documentation for submission to Local Planning Authorities, including research as necessary on prior planning history of sites. Manage the submission of planning applications to Local Planning Authorities. Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders. Attend Planning Committee Meetings and Public Consultation Meetings to represent our client. Organise and maintain office work systems, including ensuring that computer records are accurate and up to date. Maintain an up to date record of Local Planning Authorities' Planning policies and Local Plan Reviews for internal reference. Monitoring and reviewing local planning policy. Including strategies which take account of transport, the local economy, jobs, green infrastructure, renewable energy, climate change and the historic environment. Conducting appropriate research to inform planning applications. Negotiate, obtain quotations from, and instruct external engineers and other consultants and assist in the evaluation of their use by the Group. Collate and maintain evidence from public consultation meetings where the planning process requires it. Liaise with the planning team to understand all necessary aspects and needs for operational development. Experience Experience of working as a Planner, at least a minimum of 2 years' experience. Experience of addressing the general public as well as council officers and committee members in a public forum. Experience of planning processes, and regulations in relation to planning approval.Qualifications and Training Planning or Surveying Degree or equivalent is desirable RTPI and/or RIBA and/or RICS If this might be a role that you could be interested in, please submit your CV to us today
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  • Job Reference: 705461934-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Its (Southampton) Ltd
    Its (Southampton) Ltd
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent