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Graduate / Assistant or RTPI Development Planner - Leicester

Persimmon Homes North Midlands has a vacancy for a Graduate Planner or experienced RTPI Planner to join their successful and growing planning team. This role will be based in the regional office in Leicester with a geographical area operating across the North Midlands

Who are we?

Building around 14000 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 from the competition. In fact, our reputation is built on quality. We build quickly and efficiently and expect a lot from our office and site teams, however in turn well reward you for your commitment and hard work and recognise your contribution to the business.

As a Planner you will report to the Senior Planner and Technical Director. They will support and develop you in the way Persimmon operates. They will give you clear objectives.

The key responsibilities of the role will include assisting in converting our existing land interests into planning consents as well as replacing and adding to our land reserves. The role will also involve managing conditions on existing permissions and ensuring these are discharged in a timely manner. It involves working with a diverse range of people, including landowners, public and private sector professionals, politicians, developers and local residents.

If this sounds appealing to you we will require:

Someone who is imaginative, committed and commercially minded. The successful applicants will ideally have a Degree / Masters Planning Degree with RTPI accreditation and a rounded knowledge of planning with proven post qualification experience. It is highly desirable that you have some experience with a developer, consultancy or local authority. You will need to be able to demonstrate competence across most planning disciplines and we will support you to work on a diverse portfolio of projects.

What is in it for you?

A competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life insurance, healthcare, company car or car allowance (depending on level) and a bonus. Above all a driven company approach which offers the chance to work with some great people with career progression.

Persimmon offer flexible working hour arrangements with the agreement of the Head of Department

Persimmon has a Hybrid Working Policy for core roles in the business allowing staff on completion of probation to apply for home working up to 2/3 days per week.

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No Agencies please Persimmon will not accept speculative CVs as a means of introduction

Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory background check e.g. employment history and criminal record check. These background checks are job specific to certain vacancies within Persimmon

Posted
04/28/2022
Location
Braunstone, England, UK