Planning Manager / Head of Planning

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Sector
Housing, Property
Discipline
Housing, Planning
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Persimmon Homes South East has a vacancy for a Planning Manager to join their successful and growing land and planning team. This role will be based in the regional office in Maidstone.

Who are we?

Building around 15,000 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK's leading house-builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality.  We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.  

As a Planning Manager with Persimmon Homes you will manage a small yet busy planning team, handling a varied range of planning applications for both strategic and immediate sites, of varying scales and complexity. The role offers a broad area of responsibility for all areas of the development process including planning policy and promotional work along with detailed development management and delivery. You will report to the Regional Land and Planning Director and the Managing Director.

If this sounds appealing to you we will require:

Someone who has initiative, is committed and commercially minded. The successful applicant will have a Degree / Masters Planning Degree with RTPI accreditation and a rounded knowledge of planning either from a house-builder, planning consultancy or local authority. It’s essential that you have developed management skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive salary and benefits package including a pension, life insurance, company car or car allowance, healthcare and a discretionary bonus of up to 10%. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers the chance to work with some great people within a secure company in a rapidly expanding market.

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