Development Planning Assistant

Macdonald & Company
£25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: + Benefits
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Role: Development Assistant (Planning)
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000~
Location: Oxfordshire

Our client is looking for a Development (Planning) Assistant who is an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with an interest in pursuing a career within the property sector to join their small, but busy development team. They will be work closely with the Development Team to ensure that the planning and design goals of their developments are successfully achieved, as well assisting the Development Team in securing consent for future development and long term development strategies.

The Development Team is responsible for land identification including assessments of suitability and appraisals, overseeing the development of sites from high level strategy and masterplanning, through preparation of planning applications for residential, commercial, and social infrastructure projects, to the discharge of planning conditions post planning. The Development Assistant will have the opportunity to gain experience in all areas of the Development Team’s work.

The successful candidate will be:
A recent graduate, holding a degree at 2:1 Level (or relevant experience in the property sector)
Self-motivated, possessing the ability to work and manage their own time independently
Ambitious, determined and confident, with the ability to take responsibility for work streams
An effective communicator and team member with strong presentation skills
Flexible, resilient and adaptable to the requirements of a fast paced environment
Accurate and process driven, with an eye for detail
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and all other Microsoft Office Programmes
Willing to learn with a genuine interest in developing a career within the property sector

Contact me on 0203 764 9262 or email me with an up-to-date CV: OR use the link below to apply.


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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