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Town Planner


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As a Planner, you will need to lead on the preparation, submission and negotiation of planning applications including S106 agreements and viability models and manage a team of external consultants.
You will need to understand and input into the principles and strategic objectives of the Taylor Wimpey Business Strategy and liaise successfully with other key stakeholders within the BU, to manage schemes from identification through the planning process and beyond.

What will you do: 

  • Delivery of projects on time
  • Select and manage consultants in the preparation of planning applications and appeals
  • Securing planning approval for well-designed schemes
  • Produce and manage budgets and professional fees
  • Engage with all parts of the business to ensure planning applications are optimised and meet the needs of our customers and all areas of the business
  • Manage community engagement on planning applications
  • Support the land team in the identification and acquisition of suitable opportunities to meet business strategy
  • Develop a good knowledge of the geographical area and build a network of strong relationships with key contacts
  • Have an in-depth knowledge and clear understanding of the continually evolving planning system
  • Understand the importance of viability in the negotiation and delivery of development 
  • Participate in the development and training of the direct reports within the team and display good leadership skillselivery of projects to ensure they are on time

What will you have:

  • Degree qualification in relevant subject or where transferrable skills can be demonstrated
  • MRTPI Qualification
  • Experience with another Developer/ Housebuilder, Planning Consultancy or Local Government
  • A full driving licence
  • Desire to build experience of land acquisition and management

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

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