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Planning Assistant

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Flexible DOE
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Our Story

For over 35 years, Mick George Ltd has been the driving force behind a vision for growth, expansion and diversification.

Today we are a major supplier to the UK construction industry, providing a broad range of services from Skip Hire and Waste Management, Aggregates & Concrete Supply right through to Earthworks, Asbestos Management and Demolition. Our Facilities Management division offers a wide range of services to commercial and residential clients for reactive and planned maintenance, right through to refurbishment and building installation.

We know our people are our greatest asset, and that is why we invest in making sure we have the best people throughout the business. We encourage and support every employee in achieving their career aspirations; propelling the business forward and enabling us to achieve the high standards our customers expect throughout their Mick George journey.

Role Insight
We are currently looking for an additional Planning Assistant to join our well established Planning team. Reporting to the Planning Director, this individual will play a key role in assisting in obtaining planning consents for new sites and/or expansion of existing facilities.

• Assist in the preparation of planning applications for minerals and waste related sites
• Assist in reviewing draft Minerals and Waste local plans
• Producing presentation materials for meetings with clients and/ or the planning authorities
• Research historic planning consents
• Research geological data on a range of sites.
• Attending meetings and taking minutes
• Producing correspondence on behalf of the Planning Director
• General administration
Key Skills/Qualifications required
• Previous experience of the planning system would be of assistance but not essential.
• To be able to work under pressure and plan and prioritise workload without compromising high level of accuracy required.
• Excellent literacy skills and a meticulous eye for detail.
• Ability to communicate with various stakeholders.
• Willingness to learn
• Self-Motivated.
• Full UK Driving License required.