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The Banks Group has over 40 years’ experience in surface mining with an excellent reputation for the innovative and successful design, development and operation of sites through our development with care approach.

We have an exciting opportunity for a development planner to join our planning team based in Meadowfield, Durham. See:

You will be working closely with our mining, renewable energy and property business teams and you will help to shape and deliver new projects as part of our planned growth in these areas.

You will be required to provide planning advice; assist in identifying suitable new sites; develop planning strategies; co-ordinate and prepare planning applications and environmental assessments and develop lasting relationships with local authorities, stakeholders and local communities. You will also be required to manage consultants, and, when required, coordinate and present evidence at public inquiries. In return we offer a competitive salary, company car and bonus scheme.

The position would suit someone educated to degree level or equivalent with qualifications in town and country planning, and two to three years’ experience – ideally with some local authority development management activity in renewable energy, minerals, waste management or large scale property development.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience ASAP to : Human Resources, The Banks Group, Inkerman House, St John’s Road, Meadowfield, Durham, DH7 8XL, or by email to:

Closing date: 21 December 2017

The Banks Group is committed to equality of opportunity.


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