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Planning Manager - (Clientside role)

Osborne Richardson
United Kingdom
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum + Full Benefits
Closing date
31 Aug 2021
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Company profile

An innovative and forward-thinking residential developer, providing quality homes for people on a budget.

The homes are fabricated off-site in a safe and dry environment using a smart and industrialised process.  The company’s modular product, strong balance sheet and development skills combined make this a unique proposition for the UK.

Role specifics

The company is now looking for an Assistant Planning Manager for the South Coast region to support and advise the land team on new land opportunities with regard to optimisation and the likelihood of achieving planning permission.

This is a key role where you will assist the Planning Manager in the appointment and management of relevant external consultants at RIBA Stages 2 and 3, including achieving the most competitive rates, within the agreed budget and timescales.

You will:

•             Ensure consistent implementation of the company’s standard

•             Coordinate and review the outputs of external consultants in the delivery of successful planning applications. If such applications are unsuccessful manage consultants in submission of appeals.

•             Liaise with all teams to ensure the schemes taken through the planning process deliver the customer needs.

•             Assist the Planning Manager and Community Engagement Lead in community and local engagement to promote the company’s brand, invest in the communities in which they work and achieve support for the schemes.

•             Working with the Planning Manager to provide regular updates on the applications to the Land and Planning Director to inform programmes and delivery strategies

Role requirements

•             Solid track record of coordinating planning applications / external consultants.

•             Proven experience for working for a house builder, promoter or consultancy on residential developments.

•             Strong knowledge of the full planning process.

•             Able to identify and solve problems associated with the planning process.

•             Competent with all MS Office.


You'll be offered a remuneration package ranging from £50,000 - £60,000 per annum for this job, depending on your level of experience.  You'll also receive full benefits, as well as training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

The company annually review performance, giving employees the chance to receive pay rises when merited.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now. You can additionally call me now for an informal discussion about it - 07894229847

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please do send your CV to me (CJ Obi) –


Here at Osborne Richardson our business is people - Our simple philosophy recognises the need to fully understand the objectives and needs of both our Candidates and Clients to provide the highest level of service and the most effective tailored solutions. 

We act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including Private Sector Consultancies, Developers, Design Consultancies and Central and Local Government bodies 

Our consultants have a thorough knowledge of their specialist sectors and extensive experience of recruiting for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions throughout the UK.

We are committed to providing both Clients and Candidates an informed, personal and high-quality level of service, dedicated to achieving their recruitment and personal career objectives.

For further information on how we can help please contact one of our consultants on 0207 5801500 or alternatively email;

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