Strategic Planning Assistant

Hammersmith, London
£25,000-£35,000, depending on experience + benefits
27 Sep 2018
26 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Assistant, Planner

Objectives of the Role

  • To identify new strategic landholding opportunities for the company to enable the continued expansion of the portfolio; and
  • Support the company Directors with project management.

Job Role

To fulfil and satisfy the above objectives, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Identifying, investigating and appraising new strategic land opportunities.
  • Carrying out initial land registry searches.
  • Tracking progress of Local Development Schemes, five-year housing land supplies and annual monitoring reports.
  • Preparing and assisting in the coordination of Local Plan representations and planning applications.
  • Assisting in the appointment of project consultant team members by requesting fee quotations, ad confirming appointments.
  • Liaising with landowners and/or their agents to arrange site access for project consultant team members.
  • Supporting the Directors at meetings.
  • Assisting in the day to day general management and coordination of the strategic land portfolio.
  • Other reasonable requests in line with role and experience.

In time, if the successful candidate wishes, there will be an opportunity to progress through the company to a Planning Manager Role.

Other Specific Requirements

Candidates must also have the following traits, experience, qualifications:

  • Demonstratable commercial awareness.
  • Able to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with all project stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Proficient in the use of key MS Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to quickly learn role-specific research packages.
  • A confident and professional networker.
  • Able to work on own initiative, with drive to complete projects.
  • A good geographical knowledge of England.
  • Hold a relevant degree in Town & Country Planning or Surveying and either be professionally accredited by RTPI or RICS or working towards their chartered membership.
  • Full clean UK driving licence.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering email explaining why you are interested in the role.

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