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Senior Strategic Land & Planning Manager

South West, South Midlands & East Anglia

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Our entire business begins with the purchase of high quality land, bought at the appropriate time from a variety of sources. Ideas and suggestions are worked through as our planning team prepare a planning application for submission to the Local Authority. After planning approval, the ‘site’ is handed over to our technical and commercial teams for the next stage of the process. Working as a Planning Manager you will play a key part in this journey managing schemes from initial identification of land to its acquisition and beyond. You will be responsible for managing the Strategic Land portfolio in the operating areas covered by the regional business units and lead on the submission and negotiation of planning applications.

The Senior Strategic Land & Planning Manager is responsible for managing the Strategic Land portfolio in the operating areas covered by the Regional Business Units. A primary focus of the role will be on planning, with an element of land dependant on candidate experience and career aspirations.


What you will do

  • Local plan promotion work, including managing consultants, engaging with local authorities and other stakeholders
  • Managing the preparation and submission of planning applications and securing other necessary consents
  • Managing appeals and other statutory processes
  • The identification of new strategic land opportunities and negotiation of legal agreements on appropriate terms
  • Liaison with landowners over progress on site promotion
  • Responsibility for the renewal/extension of options
  • Input into the production of developer collaboration agreements
  • The monitoring of competitor activity
  • Community engagement on site promotions and planning applications
  • Management of planning and acquisition activity to deliver key targets in priority areas of search
  • Taking ownership of project viability and delivery
  • Production of monthly progress reports on key projects
  • Produce and manage budgets and professional fees
  • Produce scheme viabilities
  • Management of fee spend in line with budget forecasts
The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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