Persimmon Homes South Yorkshire is a new regional operating company of Persimmon Homes, the UK’s largest housebuilder, which went live on 2nd January, 2019. With a brand new office located at Harworth, near Doncaster, which is easily accessible from the A1(M), the region covers South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.
What we need
You will be a motivated town planner who is looking to develop their career in a busy land and planning team.
The role reports to the Land and Planning Manager and will involve taking a leading role in the preparation and management of a range of planning applications of varying scales and complexity, negotiating conditions and legal agreements, discharging planning conditions, supporting the promotion of new land opportunities, preparing representations on planning policy documents, and assisting with planning appeals.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of planning work.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, hard-working, fast learner and will have a sound knowledge of the planning system.
Ideally, you will have consultancy experience in preparing and submitting planning applications or local government development management experience. However, candidates from a planning policy background who can demonstrate the transferrable skills required to undertake this role will be considered.
Candidates should hold a town planning degree and should be working towards, or willing to work towards, achieving chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). Assistance will be given to support the successful candidate through the RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).
You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as being a team player and have a high level of computer literacy. A driving licence is essential for this role. Your application should comprise a CV and covering letter.
Competitive Salary, Company Car/Car Allowance, Pension, Life Assurance & Bonus
Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory background check e.g. employment history and criminal record check. These background checks are job specific to certain vacancies within Persimmon