Planning Validations Manager - Surrey

Oyster Partnership
Rate dependent on experience
Closing date
16 Nov 2020

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Full Time
Development Control
Local Authority
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I am currently working with one of my Local Authority clients in Surrey who are looking for a Planning Validations Manager to join their team on an initial 3-6 month contract.


Below is a brief outline of the skills/requirements that the ideal candidate should possess.

– You will have proven organisational, communication and IT skills, including prioritising and allocating work to meet conflicting deadlines.

– You will have experience of providing a professional and timely service for customers.

– You will be experienced in delivering service in a client support and/or customer services environment.

– You will have the ability of dealing with numbers and data to produce and interpret management information.


The roles requires you to:

– Provide day-to-day support for the professional Planning Officers, while taking personal responsibility for validating and all admin tasks associated with processing planning applications (e.g. pre-applications, appeals, and issuing of decision notices).

– Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of planning issues and procedures.

– Prepare and dispatch application documents for scanning and carry out quality control assessments.

– Produce standard and non-standard statistical reports from the Planning computer system as requested.

– Contribute to the processing of minor proposal applications by carrying out area or volume calculations, site visits, checking planning history and assessing compliance.


If you think you’d be interested, or want to discuss in more detail, call 0207 766 9075 and ask for James!

The Town Planning Team at Oyster Partnership are specialists in both the interim and permanent markets across the public and private sectors.

Our public sector team covers all levels of interim vacancies from Assistant level to Heads of Service across the UK in development management, policy, enforcement, economic development, conservation and urban design.

Our private sector team works with some of the biggest names in Property across the UK from Graduate to Director level. We recruit into consultancies, house builders, commercial developers, renewable energy companies, and waste management companies.

We strive to achieve results for client and candidates by building strong relationships through a friendly consultative service that has helped us become the award winning firm we are today.

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  • 57-59 Haymarket
  • London
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  • United Kingdom
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