head of planning


£80k - £90k per annum


Buckinghamshire, UK

job type

Permanent / Full Time

Do you want to join a 5 Star National house builder?
Do you want to become a Head of Planning with opportunity for further progression?
Are you currently at another developer, local authority or a consultancy looking to move to a fast paced housebuilder?
We are looking for an ambitious planner to become a head of planning or planning manager for a Buckinghamshire based developer who is going through a period of rapid growth within the market and you will become a key driver as their business develops. You will report directly to the planning director but work autonomously on managing existing planning applications through outlined and detailed consents.
You will be dynamic, ambitious, and hungry to succeed. The opportunity will see you work with key leaders within the region, which while working for a national housebuilder will give you fantastic scope to progress your career.
You will either be working for a planning consultancy or another property developer/ house builder. You will be degree-qualified and MRTPI qualified. You must have extensive experience dealing with planning applications and appeals in the residential property market.
Salary on offer is £70-90k complemented by a comprehensive package. Additionally, you will benefit from a flexible hybrid working arrangement.
As a Town Planning Manager, you will have a central role in supervising and orchestrating planning and development initiatives throughout the Northern Home Counties. Your duties encompass:

  • Guiding a team of committed planners and fostering their development.
  • Engaging with local authorities and stakeholders to ensure projects align with strategic development objectives.
  • Formulating and presenting planning applications, with ongoing communication with regulatory bodies.
  • Assessing and proposing resolutions for intricate planning and zoning issues.
  • Sustaining a commitment to ongoing research, keeping up to date with local, regional, and national planning regulations and industry best practices.

Key Requirements

  • Degree qualified and also MRTPI
  • Currently working for a planning consultancy or residential developer/ house developer experience in strategic land
  • Detailed experience in dealing with residential planning applications and appeals.
  • Bright, ambitious and determined to succeed.

To apply for this job email your details to chris.lucas@tdm-recruitment.com.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates may be contacted.

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