Newham will offer you a unique working environment within a London borough that is at the centre of many of Europe’s most exciting regeneration projects, including the Royal Docks and Stratford, building thousands of new homes and creating thousands of new jobs, leading to a major uplift of the Borough as a whole. We are transforming into a commercially focused organisation, providing unique opportunities for entrepreneurial planners. With c.2000 new homes targeted to be delivered per year by 2025 and 25 major regeneration projects underway, including major sites in Stratford and the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone, Canning Town redevelopment with c12,000 homes and transport projects including Crossrail and the new Thames Crossings. Newham is the premier London Borough in the delivery of distinctive and high quality places. We are doing this at scale and pace and are looking to expand to keep up with the investment demand. We are looking for enthusiastic and highly-motivated people with an appetite to get planning experience in a dynamic Planning team where they will learn quickly and effectively.
Planner £32,628 - £35,286 pa. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have put the Newham in the international spotlight and are driving change at an unprecedented pace and scale. With an abundance of land for development, world-class transport and digital infrastructure, and a young, energetic and increasingly skilled workforce, the Borough is ideally placed to accommodate much of London’s growth in the 21st century. Alongside this we aim to upgrade our existing neighbourhoods through high quality smaller scale development to improve the business and residential environment of Newham. As development and investment in the UK’s capital moves steadily eastwards, Newham is set to become a new heart for London. This is a rare opportunity to join our high performing Planning Team. We will ensure that you gain valuable planning experience across the entire spectrum of development management assisting and leading on the delivery of all types of development. You will work in a multifunctional service with the opportunity to gain experience in planning enforcement, planning policy, planning appeals, and transport planning. If you want to help shape this part of London – and improve and progress the borough for all its communities – come and join the team!
You will play an integral role in driving forward development within the Borough and effectively turn our vision into reality as part of our Planning Team. We are looking for team players who are self motivated, enthusiastic and have the ability to manage a varied caseload with a strong commercial focus. Successful candidates will contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective Development Management service for the borough, including engagement with developers and other key stakeholders in enabling the delivery of quality developments within a robust planning policy framework.
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