Property Town and Country Planning Manager

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Property Town and Country Planning Manager 
Based in Reading

A fantastic opportunity for an telecoms Planning specialist to gain invaluable experience in the dynamic and challenging Telecoms Property Sector.

The position is placed within the MBNL Property Directorate which sits in the Professional Services and Infrastructure Asset Management Teams who are responsible for property guidance & strategy and acquisition delivery.  The successful candidate will manage Town & Country Planning and Community and Government Affairs across the portfolio of radio access network sites.

Working in our state-of-the-art offices, flexible working with collaborative digital systems, are just a few of the perks we offer to our employees, on top of a competitive salary and interesting work.

The role
• Manage T&C legislative changes
• Advise acquisition suppliers and manage escalations
• Deal with and manage Community Affairs complaints
• Manage the lobbying of central govt and devolved authorities for new Planning legislation and any potential affects of wider new legislation upon the radio access network
• Manage and improve Supplier Performance within SLAs
• Liaise with Property, Legal, RAN, New Technology and administrative teams within MBNL
• Planning and prioritisation of workloads

Must Have

• 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 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
• Commercial or contract management knowledge 

Nice to Have

• Qualification in Planning (RTPI)
• Knowledge of telecoms site acquisition and planning 
• Experience in telecoms community affairs activities
• Understanding of the wider political, social and commercial impacts of new technology within the telecoms industry
• Understanding of Project financial management
• Understanding of Telecommunications legislation, Town & Country Planning and acquisition processes and procedures

If this sounds like a role you can take hold of, and want to work in an Agile, dynamic yet challenging environment in the heart of Reading, we would love to hear from you!

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