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Principal Major Applications Planner (remote working)

Macdonald & Company
London (Central), London (Greater)
£45.00 per hr Umbrella Co
Closing date
5 Jul 2021

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A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Major Applications Planner at a leading London borough council renowned for delivering innovative planning solutions and high quality development in some of the capitals largest growth areas.

Located in a prime regeneration area containing vibrant commercial districts, town centres and residential estates, this role will provide an unprecedented opportunity to deliver highly original new development through the planning system such as multi-storey towers, modular buildings, residential-led mixed-use and estate regeneration schemes.

You will play a pivotal role coordinating PPA agreements and managing a caseload of large-scale major and strategic applications in high profile growth and regeneration areas.

In addition you will liaise and negotiate with prestigious institutions such as the GLA as well as leading developers, architects and planning consultants etc.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Manage and process a caseload of large-scale major and strategic applications consisting of residential-led mixed-use, tall buildings, community infrastructure, and commercial developments etc.
  • Facilitate close liaison with major developers, architects and external consultants through paid pre-application meetings.
  • Negotiate complex S106 agreements in conjunction with discharging conditions and finalising reserved matters.
  • Draft detailed delegated reports and present at committee
  • Conduct member briefings, engage with regeneration teams and consult with local community groups
  • Liaise and work closely with external bodies including the GLA and TFL etc.

The successful Principal Major Applications Planner will have acquired practical experience as a Senior or Principal Planner in development management with an aptitude for processing large-scale major applications through the planning system.

Applicants must have a degree in Town & Country Planning and excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as an interest in dealing with complex planning issues.

For further information or an informal discussion, please feel free to contact Jeremy Wright at Macdonald & Company on 0207 318 5263 or email


Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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