Graduate Planner

North East England
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Planner
North Tyneside

A graduate position to process planning applications and related development management work and to carry out a range of planning policy and planning consultancy work

Key Responsibilities:

* to carry out a range of development management, planning policy and planning consultancy work;
* to undertake the processing of planning and other related applications, together with the preparation of reports and recommendations in a professional and efficient manner to ensure that they adhere to adopted policies and practices;
* to prepare evidence in respect of appeals, including acting as an expert witness as necessary, against the planning decisions relating to planning matters;
* to provide development management and planning policy advice, both oral and in writing to all clients and other users of the service including applicants, agents and the general public;
* to prepare and submit planning applications and associated documents for a range of clients
* to assist in ensuring that the service establishes and maintains good business and public relations;
* to provide excellent customer service to all clients and to help build good relationships with them through the production of high quality work and by acting in a professional manner;
* to support the service to win new and repeat business by helping with the submission of bids, proposals and by producing high quality work;
* to undertake all work in accordance with a costed work programme maintaining and seeking to improve profitability at all times
* undertake other such duties and responsibilities as may be required;

The above list is not meant to be an exhaustive range of tasks and responsibilities and is subject to the changing requirements of the business


This role will be based in our offices in North Tyneside. However, some travelling may be required to other Capita or client's office.

Requirements: (Essential)

* Recently qualified graduate with a relevant qualification (Degree or equivalent)
* Good presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
* Sound understanding of the planning process
* Ability to work with a range of clients to deliver a professional and high quality service.
* Sound understanding and experience of using word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet packages

Requirements: (Desirable personal qualities)

* Student Member or Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute produce high quality work;
* Car driver with current driving licence
* Work collaboratively with other business units in Capita
* Experience of working in a town planning office

Expected Behaviours

* work efficiently and effectively with a minimum of supervision;
* produce high quality work;
* to work with a wide range of clients to deliver the business plan
* to work collaboratively with other business units in UV, Re, and Capita generally
* to be able to travel to deliver work for a range of clients
* to work as part of a team and contribute to the success of that team
* The post holder will carry out their duties with full regard to Capita Equal Opportunities Health and Safety policies.

Remuneration Package (Dependent on level of experience and qualifications)


37.5 hours a week

Flexible working

The successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to develop

Sharesave Scheme and Childcare Vouchers and access to other Capita Group benefits

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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