Graduate Planning Officer
Build better environments as a graduate planner:
Join us as a graduate planner and you’ll help to shape the future of places. You’ll be part of a large, friendly team with an outstanding track record in development management, planning policy and consultancy services. This is an unrivalled opportunity to be involved in a wide range of work. We’ll support you to develop yourself including opportunities to become chartered and we’ll give you access to our tailored learning and development programme too. We have five planning hubs across the country; London Borough of Barnet (our joint venture known as Re), Breckland, Manchester, North Tyneside and Belfast and we support flexible, home working. Apply now and you’ll make places and spaces around the UK the best they can be.
What you’ll be doing:
processing planning and other related applications concisely, accurately and in a timely manner
preparing reports and recommendations
providing pre application development management and planning policy advice on planning matters to your clients
being proactive and problem solving to achieve deliverable outcomes
working under minimal supervision to ensure client requirements are met
What we’re looking for:
a graduate with a relevant qualification
exceptional communication and presentation skills
a good understanding of the planning process
the ability to work with a range of clients
good IT skills, including experience with database and spreadsheet packages
a good team player who can work collaboratively.
About Capita Local Public Services
At Capita Local Public Services, we’re transforming the way local government authorities and councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering thousands of service calls every day and are making significant differences to communities and areas in the process making them safer and improving amenity.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive basic salary
23 days’ holiday with the opportunity to buy extra leave
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
Flexible working options available – just ask
You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 61,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.
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