Planning Officer


Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Salary: GBP30,000 - GBP50,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 07/06/2022


The Company

A Yorkshire based, privately owned Main Contractor with over 15 years' experience in the Construction industry. They have a vast portfolio of developments and have successfully delivered projects within Real Estate, design and build, residential new build and commercial fit out which has allowed them to provide construction solutions to some of the world's most successful and enduring businesses.

The Role

As a highly experienced Planning Officer you will provide planning advice and prepare the necessary planning documentation on both tender and live projects within various core sectors including; Real Estate, design and build, residential new build, commercial fit out and refurbishment.


For this role it is essential that you carry the following experience as a minimum;

* Degree educated in either town planning or a related discipline
* Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or The Royal Town Planning Institute
* Previous background experience gained within residential new build, commercial fit out and refurbishment from either the private or public sectors


* Weekly reporting to key team members and Directors
* Working closely with in house designers and architects
* Research and design planning policies to guide developments
* Keeping up to date with planning regulations, policies and legislations
* Managing all planning applications and monitoring outcomes of decisions
* Providing planning advice and preparation of the necessary planning documentation
* Ensuring the necessary resources are available to meet planning targets and deadlines
* Attending and present at planning boards, appeals and any public inquiries when required
* Updating planning IT systems and portals with the necessary information and project status
* Communicating with relevant parties regarding the status of planning applications and queries
* Creative thinking with problem solving and analytical skills to provide solutions to planning issues
* Develop and create original planning solutions to satisfy all parties involved including Architects, Surveyors, Conservation Officers, Town Planners and local authorities
* The role is largely office based but you will be expected to travel for site visits, client meetings and any other external meetings as necessary
* Producing planning application reports whilst managing a variety of planning applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries

This is a Permanent with a competitive salary of up to £30,000 - £50,000 plus package on offer for the successful candidate. For more information or to apply please contact Sam Hunter - Principal Consultant - Caval Ltd - 07539 430 376


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