Planning and Development Manager

Michael Page Property and Construction
England, Nottinghamshire, Mansfield
£38835 - £43150 per annum
Closing date
28 Oct 2021
JN -092021-3606335

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Contract Type
Planning and Development
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Job Details

The planning team currently deal with a fast-paced workload of around 9,000 consultation requests per year, and provide advice to local planning authorities across The UK. They provide essential assistance and inputs into Development Management and Development Plan processes, but are also involved in influencing national planning policies, providing pre-application advice and in supporting the organisation's own development projects.

Client Details

My client is a really is a great organisation to work for. The organisation's aims is to to create cleaner, greener nations for us all. They contribute to the delivery of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy and the environmental, social and economic priorities of the UK, Scottish and Welsh Governments.


The key responsibilities of this role are to:

  • deliver the organisation's advice to Local Planning Authorities, including assessing incoming consultation requests and associated supporting information
  • To explain and defend consultation responses, when subject to related enquiries, Planning Appeals and other forms of challenge as may be required.
  • To assist the Team Leader and Principal Development Manager in the monitoring of performance, the management of risks, and the development and improvement of processes and related policy and procedural documents.
  • To provide Planning advice and inputs to corporate development projects


The successful candidate will have:

  • A Masters degree or postgraduate diploma in town planning, or other equivalent combination of planning qualifications and experience)
  • Full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Significant competent post-qualification experience in a Development Management role within a Local Planning Authority, including managing a case load of major applications
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the policy, legislation and the principles of the overall planning system including the variations between England, Scotland and Wales

Job Offer

On offer to the candidate is a salary of between £38,835 to £43,150 experience dependant, flexi time, 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), civil service pension scheme, gym membership contribution, and professional membership.

As long as you're able to be in the office for a minimum of 1-2 days a week and attend our regular team meetings in person, they embrace a hybrid working model as much as possible.


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

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0121 230 9377
United Kingdom
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