Planning and development executive

Salary: Circa £27,500 dependent on experience

Closing date: 15/04/20

Location: Concorde House, Bristol

Do you enjoy working as part of a close team? Are you looking for a role to help you grow into a development or architectural professional? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.

YTL Developments UK Ltd has been formed to both develop Filton Airfield in Bristol and to grow to be a major UK player in property development. Our major redevelopment plans will transform the area into a vibrant, creative and stimulating environment. The development will include several thousand homes, employment space, a mixed-use town centre, schools, recreational facilities, a new transport hub and the YTL Arena Bristol. It is one of the most exciting regeneration projects Britain has seen for decades.

Construction is now underway for the first phase of development and YTL has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and eager planning and development executive to join our planning and development team. We need someone who pays careful attention to detail in the work they produce and will deliver this to a high standard, as you will be managing projects and assisting with the delivery of larger projects. In addition, the candidate will have good graphic skills and will support the team in the preparation of plans, diagrams and presentations for both internal and external communications. You will also assist in the administration/organisation of the planning and development team. The candidate will need to demonstrate relevant industry experience.

Sound like something you are interested in? The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the development process in a similar industry and will be experienced in supporting development managers in delivering large projects, while managing smaller independent projects when necessary. In terms of qualifications, you will ideally have a diploma or degree/postgraduate level of education with a background in architecture/planning development. It will benefit you to have a high level of experience in CAD, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, while also being competent with the likes of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. The team is highly collaborative; therefore, the candidate must demonstrate their ability to work in a team, provide overall support and show a passion to grow with the business.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service
  • Life cover
  • Financial and development support for further relevant qualifications
  • Tax-free childcare government scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers

Still keen? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ003147. The closing date is 15 April 2020 but assessments for potentially suitable candidates will be held throughout the advertising period.

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

YTL Developments is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing an environment that supports and encourages the many skills, interests, backgrounds and experiences that people from different social groups can bring. We strive to provide a workplace which is free from discrimination, harassment and bullying, and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.