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Town Planner or Senior Town Planner

Persimmon Homes Lancashire
A competitive salary and benefits package
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Property, Private sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Senior
Planning, Property Development
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Persimmon Homes Lancashire has a vacancy for an RTPI Planner or Senior Planner to join our successful land and planning team operating across the Lancashire and Cumbria area. This role will be based in our regional office, based in Lancaster. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where your input can be seen on the ground.

Who Are We

Building around 14,500 beautifully designed new homes a year in more than 300 prime locations nationwide; Persimmon is one of the UK’s leading house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service. We believe our quality really differentiates us for our competitors. Our reputation is built on quality, we construct a large number of new homes and the Lancashire Business has consistently delivered a good quality new home and to do this we expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn we’ll reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business

As a Planner or Senior Planner with Persimmon Homes you will be part of a busy planning team, handling a varied range of planning applications, Section 106 Agreements, re-plans, condition discharge and site promotion both on strategic and immediate sites of varying scales and complexity. The role offers a broad area of responsibility for all areas of the development process including planning policy and promotion work along with detailed development management and delivery. In addition you will have the ability to work on and deal will new site tenders and land opportunities alongside more strategic land acquisitions developing your skill set and experience of the planning system from the House Builders perspective.

If this sounds appealing to you we will require:

Someone who has initiative, is committed and commercially minded. The successful candidate will have a Degree / Masters Planning Degree with RTPI accreditation and a rounded knowledge of the planning system. Someone who is self-motivated, asks questions, wants to progress and has a good work ethic. Confidence in numeracy and planning negotiation skills are essential for this role.

What’s in it for you?

A competitive salary and benefits package including a contributory pension, company car/car allowance, healthcare and generous bonus. Above all an honest, driven approach which offers the chance to work with a great team in a challenging but rewarding planning environment.

Persimmon Homes offer flexible working hour arrangements with the agreement of the Head of Department. In addition Persimmon has a Hybrid Working Policy for core roles in the business allowing staff on completion of probation to work from home for an agreed period of days per week, with agreement of Head of Department and MD.

To apply please email your CV via the email method below.

Closing date 10th June 2022.


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