Town and Country Planning Manager

Job ID

CTR001639CL

Department

Property

Details

Town and Country Planning Manager – Reading
12 Month Contract 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Town and Country Planning Manager to join our busy and dynamic Property team who are responsible for property guidance & strategy and acquisition delivery.  The successful individual will support the National Planning Manager and Head of Property with regards to Town & Country Planning and Community and Government Affairs across the portfolio of radio access network sites.

Role Purpose:

  • Create and maintain planning and property guidance documents. Undertake audits to ensure they are being implemented / adhered to by external Suppliers

  • Advise Suppliers on T&C Planning matters including appropriate planning application types for infrastructure site designs, local planning and public consultation requirements, local planning site specific enquiries.

  • Develop early consultation strategies with LPAs and other bodies such as the National Parks Authorty, English Heritage etc.
  • Advise Suppliers on planning failures including assessing and signing off appeal feasibilities and re-design requirements.
  • Manage site specific complaints and queries and support Suppliers.
  • Liaise with MBNL’s shareholder public affairs teams regarding government, local authority and other third party issues, including new- coverage and capacity strategies.
  • Support and assist Legal, RAN, Transmission, Operations and Property teams in the efficient deliver of the radio access network.
  • Coordinate and issue new site rollout annual plans.
  • Manage external suppliers for new development data and mapping tools to monitor the impact upon the radio access network.

Requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Experience in Telecoms acquisition and T&C Planning matters

  • Knowledge and experience to interpret Town & Country Planning legislation

  • Knowledge and experience of RAN design and new technology

  • Ability to communicate on many levels

  • Ability to manage supplier performance and delivery

  • Ability to work independently in order to inspire, innovative and encourage new approaches and procedures

  • Ability to write processes, procedures and contract scope of works. 

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