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Planning & Community Specialist (Town & County)

Job Title: Planning & Community Specialist (Town & County)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Theale
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JZFORCE_1711641037
Contact Name: Jianghui Zhang
Contact Email: jianghui.zhang@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

Job title: Planning and Community Specialist (Town & County)

Location: Berkshire or Scotland

Type: Permanent

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Planning and Community Specialist to join a telecoms team and collaborate with the Head of Town Planning.

Telecoms experience with knowledge in planning rules in different areas and supplies management are essential for this role.

Overview:

This role is working for a high profile company within telecoms and offer great benefits which include 30 days holiday allowance.

In this role, you will take the lead on managing Town and Country (T&C) Planning and Community Consultation policies, processes, and governance.

You will also provide management oversight of regional Planning and Community Specialists (PaCS) and a Planning Specialist, acting as a vital regional planning resource.

What you will do:

  • Provide technical support and guidance to PaCS, Delivery Teams, Shareholders, and Suppliers
  • Address potential barriers to acquisition delivery and maximize planning success by acting as a center of excellence on escalated planning issues
  • Develop and maintain T&C Planning and Community Consultation policies, processes, and governance in collaboration with the Head of Town Planning and regional planning resources
  • Develop positive relationships with key Local Authorities, Combined Authorities, and other stakeholders to address potential barriers and create a positive environment for deployment
  • Manage regional planning resources regarding the planning appeal process and governance
  • Collaborate with the Head of Town Planning and regional planning resources to produce reports on planning performance for relevant work programs

The ideal candidate:

  • Significant experience within the telecommunications or a similar industry such as energy renewable and wind farms in particular.
  • Multiple interfaces both within and external to the company
  • Previous experience in managing external suppliers, setting KPIs and SLAs, and benchmarking performance
  • Experience of dealing national and local elected representatives and officials, NGOs and lobby groups

To apply for this role, please submit your CV to Jianghui.zhang@projectpeople.com

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.