planning officer in fareham

job type
£ 25,000 per year
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job details

fareham, south east
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 per year
reference number
01489 560 200
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job description

The client are a privately owned house builder based in Fareham that specialise in the development of both volume, timber frame and traditional build housing across the M27.

They are currently recruiting for 2 x Planning Officers to join their already existing and busy Planning team based in the office. Candidates must have at least 3 years experience working with a planning team for a house builder and must be based within an hour of Fareham. Due to the level of experience required the client have stated they would be looking to pay up to £35k + package.


1 Organise and maintain office work systems including ensuring that computer records are accurate and up to date.
2 Maintain an up to date record of Local Planning Authorities' Planning policies and Local Plan Reviews for internal reference.
3 Monitoring and reviewing local planning policy including strategies which take account of transport, the local economy, jobs, green infrastructure, renewable energy, climate change and the historic environment.
4 Conducting appropriate research to inform planning applications.
5 Negotiate, obtain quotations from and instruct external engineers and other consultants and assist in the evaluation of their use by the Group.
6 Assist in the production of Planning Sketch Schemes through liaison with architects.
7 Collate and maintain evidence from public consultation meetings where the planning process requires it.
8 Manage the submission of Pre-Approval applications to Local Planning Authorities; arranging meetings with them as appropriate.
9 Compile Planning application, conditions and appeal documentation for submission to Local Planning Authorities including research as necessary on prior planning history of sites.
10 Submit and manage successful planning applications.
11 Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external customers and external suppliers.
12 Attend Planning Committee Meetings, Rights of Way Panels and Public Consultation Meetings to represent the Group as requested by the Planning Director.
13 Liaise with the planning team so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs for operational development
14 Report to the Planning Manager timely and accurate reporting as requested by him/her, either on a regular or ad hoc basis
15 Be personally responsible for own personal continuous professional development, ensuring that he/she remains fully skilled and trained and effective in the post.


* Full driving licence
* Strong knowledge of planning policy and planning law
* Graduate with 2+ years experience
* Non-grad with 7+ years experience
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Proven record of dealing with large scale residential schemes
* MRTPI or working towards

The client operate a 2 stage interview process, the 1st with the Planning Manager and the 2nd with the Managing Director. If this opportunity is of interest please apply now.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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