House Builder

Head of Planning

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Job description.

I am working with one of the leading national house builders that is looking to strengthen its planning team with a head of town planning in their Southampton office covering Hampshire, Dorset and Sussex.


You will be an experienced town planner with detailed experience of managing planning application on immediate and strategic sites. You will be used to managing both internal and external consultants on both short term immediate projects and large multi-phased masterplan on strategic land.


You will ideally be working for another large national house builder in a planning manager role or in consultancy at associate director level and have had experience of running planning applications for national house builders.


You will report directly into the land director but work closely with the regional strategic land director. You will manage a team of 2 town planners.


Key experience

  • Degree qualified with MRTPI
  • 8 plus years post graduation experience.
  • Currently working for a house builder in a Planning manager role or consultancy as an associate director
  • Good knowledge and experience of handling planning applications in Hampshire and Dorset
  • Detailed experience on large complex strategic land planning applications
  • Detailed experience on 100 unit plus projects
  • Director calibre and motivated to succeed

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Tom Morris

Tom Morris

Managing Director


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