Principal Planner
Macdonald & Company
6d ago

A career defining opportunity has arisen for a Principal Planner - Strategic Sites to lead on the delivery of the councils premier regeneration schemes at one of Londons most coveted borough councils.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Principal Planner who has natural drive and enthusiasm for delivering major development projects through the planning process.

As a key member of the Major Applications Team, you will lead on the management of a major phased mixed use resiudential led strategic application consisting of over 1200 units on a landmak site in the heart of London.

This is a unique and highly innoivative scheme which is a joint venture between the local authority, major housing association and leading developer.

  • Core responsibilities will include;
  • Undertake complex pre-application meetings with key stakeholders, developers agent and architects etc.
  • Facilitate close working relationships with internal teams in Design, regeneration and development
  • Consult and liaise with the GLA, TfL and key politicians
  • Coordinate site visits with key stakeholders, community groups and the developer etc
  • Represent Council at committee and informal hearings
  • Manage and engage with external consultant teams undertaking studies research on behalf of the council
  • Review EIA scoping reports
  • The successful candidate will have acquired practical experience as a Principal Planner in Development Management who has a proven track record processing large scale strategic applications encompassing outline, hybrid and detail through the planning system.

    In addition you must have a pro-development outlook with a desire to deliver major development in London as having a prestigious scheme of this nature will enhance any CV and the candidates future career prospects.

    Finally you must have a degree in Town & Country Planning with excellent problem solving, written and communication skills.

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

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