Land and Planning Manager
Remote working – must attend office 1-2 days per month
6 months temporary
£500 – £550 umbrella

The Role:

  • Working within the Land, Planning and Consents Team you will support the Project Delivery Teams in obtaining the relevant planning permissions and statutory & voluntary consents required to enable the delivery of large and complex projects across Distributed Energy.

Planning Responsibilities

  • Provide desktop screening and initial planning advice on opportunities and advise internal stakeholders on the likelihood of achieving planning permission and the appropriate route to doing so. Including but not limited to:
    • Risk
    • Timescales
    • Process
    • Cost
    • Required stakeholder engagement
    • Required specialist consultant engagement (ecology, landscape, archaeology)
  • Specify scope of works and appoint and manage external planning consultants, specialist consultants, and communications consultants in support of Project Development Managers.
  • Support the Project Development Managers through the planning process from EIA screening, pre-application, consultation, S106 negotiations to discharging planning conditions, planning appeal where relevant and planning amendments where relevant.

Land Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery and negotiate the terms of options, leases, purchases and agreements for land, wayleaves, easements, and highways permissions to enable the delivery of large and complex projects across Distributed Energy.
  • Support Business Development at the point of land origination and the Project Delivery Teams who have an overall responsibility for the development and delivery of our projects at differing stages in their life cycle.
  • Specify scope of works and appoint and manage external consultants in order to support the Project Delivery Teams.

General Responsibilities

  • Interrogate and challenge external consultants to ensure the companies position is protected at each stage of the planning process.
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • You will report into the Head of Land, Property and Consents and will work closely with the Project Delivery Teams.

For this role we would love you to have:

  1. Likely to be degree qualified, you will be working toward or be a qualified member of RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) or RICS.
  2. You will have experience in planning and development preferably within the renewable energy sector but otherwise across either rural, residential, or commercial sectors.
  3. You will be resilient and enjoy working at pace and have the confidence, capability and independence to deliver the required outcomes.
  4. You will have a can-do attitude and be expected to identify land and planning related risks and develop proposals to mitigate them to secure deliverable projects.
  5. You will self-sufficient but enjoy working and delivering within a team environment.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

Job Tenure: Contract

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