Exciting new job opportunity – Sports Planning & Project Manager


Due to continued growth Notts Sport is looking to recruit a Planning & Project Manager to join its successful synthetic turf pitch department.

As the Planning Officer & Project Manager for Notts Sport you will be working closely with a wide variety of customers at any given time including local authorities, education departments, schools, architects, facility managers, sports pitch contractors and main contractors to deliver bespoke planning applications and consultancy to meet all statutory requirements in order to achieve permission for external sport pitch facilities.

This role will involve managing planning applications from inception to completion & assisting our team in delivering large scale, high profile sports pitch projects via the unique Notts Sport turnkey Design & Advisory Service.  This service led approach to our customers encompasses all aspects of the design, development, specification and delivery of synthetic turf pitch projects for customers throughout the UK with you on hand offering expert advice and support at every stage.

You will be office based and out on the road with responsibilities ranging from telephoning prospective clients (to service new and existing customers with planning requirements), arranging appointments, consultations & meetings and  managing the planning process through all stages right through to following up with statutory consultees  and signing off conditions.

Projects will be generated by the Multi Sports department of which you will be a part and the company marketing initiatives within the United Kingdom.

You must be a friendly and professional person, trusted by clients and your colleagues, and driven to succeed.  Technical knowledge of planning processes will be required along with high levels of communication skills as is the ability to deal with people at all levels and build strong, long term customer relationships across a wide variety of customer and supplier sectors. You should be able to manage your time effectively and keep up with the demands of the job which may involve overnight stays in any given working week.

Technical experience and a proven track record of planning & project management is essential with a combination of both a preference.

I.T skills will also be an advantage; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are key tools to deliver your key performance results.

To apply or to find out more about the position please send your up to date CV with a covering letter to info@nottssport.com with the title of the email “Job Application – Planning Officer & Project Manager”.


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