DCO Planning Manager

Job Title: DCO Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH23636_1494417213
Contact Name: Amy Witcomb
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago


To help deliver the necessary consents for the project by formulating planning strategies, supporting the scheme development and consultation processes, driving the production of all necessary DCO documentation and supporting the examination process.

Working as part of a wider integrated team, the role will include advising, supporting and coordinating the outputs of a number of expansion workstreams, including managing advisors and consultants, to ensure that DCO and other planning related consents are delivered at the appropriate level of detail and to programme.

Primary focus of the DCO Planning Manager

Provide Technical Expertise; Working closely with the client and integrated design teams to ensure that the planning requirements for the DCO and other related consents are comprehensively scoped, communicated and delivered to specification and programme in accordance with the agreed consenting strategy.

Principle accountabilitiesdevelopment.

  • Support the preparation of the DCO application through the timely delivery of necessary documentation ensuring coordination of workstreams and client/consultant inputs.
  • Working with other DCO planning managers to manage and coordinate implementation and review of the consenting strategy for the respective areas of project scope, ensuring necessary integration between client and design teams in terms of delivering the appropriate level of design detail for both the consultation and submission stages of the DCO process.
  • Advice, support and assure the scheme development process, ensuring that workstreams collaborative effectively throughout the process and that due process is understood, followed, appropriately recorded and reviewed.
  • Work closely with the consultation workstream to ensure that consultation requirements are appropriately scoped and communicated, and that work streams provide timely delivery of consultation inputs and narrative.
  • Assist in the drafting of consultation material, attendance at consultation events and analysis of consultation responses to enable a feedback loop into scheme

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate and/or post graduate relevant planning qualifications with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering large scale infrastructure/development projects through the planning system
  • Experience of leading large multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proven track record in delivering large scale infrastructure/development projects through the planning system
  • Experience of leading large multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience in airport planning and operations, and transport planning
  • Strong inter-personal, negotiating, influencing and presentation skills

For more information please contact: Amy Witcomb 01202 888986 ext:243.

We look forward to receiving your application.


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