Land & Planning Project Manager (RICS / MRTPI)
A Land & Planning orientated Project Manager - RICS / MRTPI: A commercially-minded Project Manager with team & process management experience gained in a planning or surveying role is required to deliver all projects on time and within budget for a family-owned business with a diverse range of energy and property projects.
Founded in 1976, as a surface coal mining business, Banks Group's success ultimately paved the way for expansion into property development and renewable energy with the business now employing more than 340 people.
Working throughout the North of England, Yorkshire & Scotland with a turnover of in excess of £100 million.
Banks Property Ltd develop and reclaim land for commercial and residential property development with a ‘Development with Care' approach that sets them apart from other developers.
The successful Project Manager will join an experienced group of professionals currently working within the Banks Property Development Team consisting of Planners, Land Managers, Engineers, Transport Planners and other Project Managers.
The Development Team work together to bring forward property projects from inception, moving them through the development and planning process towards planning submission.
As one of the UKs most successful land development teams with sites ranging in size from less than an acre to sites exceeding 300 acres, they are committed to creating sustainable communities where people want to work and live.
The Project Manager is responsible for the project from the outset and leads the team in delivering upon the commercial returns of the project alongside the social and environmental benefits.
The successful candidate will be tasked with leading a number of new projects in the North East and Yorkshire areas as well as taking on some of the strategic development projects already engaged in promotion through the local planning process.
, Development of new property schemes identified through acquisition, planning and implementation.
, Working with the Senior Property Development Manager and Directors in implementing project strategy and agreeing project objectives, budgets and quality targets
, Leadership of the project team to develop concepts into design solutions
, Co-ordination and preparation of commercial assessments and appraisals in conjunction with business team and engineering functions
, Successful negotiation of planning or technical issues during the design and development phases
, Co-ordination and preparation of planning applications
, Negotiation of planning conditions and section 106 agreements
, Project team establishment, project planning and programme management
Qualifications, knowledge and experience
, Property-related qualification (RICS or MRTPI preferred).
, Aptitude for project management, gained in a property sector related environment.
, Able to lead multi-disciplinary teams to consistently high-performance levels.
, High levels of numeracy and literacy, including report writing.
, Three years plus experience of managing projects in the development industry.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a development role and have knowledge of the planning system and planning policy.
Skills and aptitude
, Commercially minded, with a clear understanding of the criteria that businesses use to assess project feasibility and acceptability.
, At ease working at senior management level within an organisation.
, Must have a natural affinity with people and a high level of self-awareness.
, High personal resilience when promoting changes to the status quo.
, Capable of handling several projects simultaneously.
, Excellent project planning, organisational and management skills.
, First class communication skills (written & verbal).
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to utilise their valuable planning or surveying experience with an innovative and growing company.
A competitive salary and industry-leading benefits package including life assurance, pension, car allowance, Cars4Staff scheme, Better Health at Work initiatives and discounts on gym membership, retailer gift cards, car hire and insurance are all on offer.
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