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Planning Director (Strategic Land)

  • Sector: Land & Planning
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £80,000 to £110,000 + Bonus

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Job description Are you a very experienced Planning Manager or Planning Director with a robust knowledge of, and a strong interest in Strategic Land? Are you looking for a fresh challenge in a new environment or looking to push your career to the next level and join an award-winning Strategic Land Promoter?

TDM Recruitment are supporting a Managing Director of a well-established Strategic Land Promoter based near West London. He is currently looking to secure the services of either a talented Planning Manager looking to step up or an already established Planning Director who has demonstrable track record in the promotion of longer-term housing schemes.  

The business has an operating patch covering the South East of England.

This role would suit someone who is keen to join a forward-thinking company and someone who is career focused. 

Identifying and appraising planning potential for residential development.
Monitoring the planning policy position of Local Planning Authorities and monitor Housing Supply.
Oversee the full development planning process managing appeals and submitting planning application documentation.
Preparation of planning briefs – Working closely with all professional parties including Planners, Architects, Engineers as well as other legal representation in a professional manner ensuring clear and transparent outcomes.
Build and maintain strong relations with local planning authorities and External Planning consultants’ and landowners etc.
Offer support, advice and guidance to other department surround planning issues during due diligence stages.
Attending public inquiries and hearings, speaking at planning committee meetings.

Industry Relevant Planning Degree.

Relevant Experience:
Proven track record of delivering successful planning applications and the promotion on long-term housing schemes. 
Sound knowledge of the UK planning system for land promotion opportunities.
Ability to produce planning reports, strategies and presentations for senior board.

I am very happy to hear from Planners who are either working in Local Government or Planning Consultancy who are perhaps looking to jump over to a client-side position. 

Click ‘apply’ or drop Dan an email with your CV to arrange a chat – 

Please contact Dan Harrington at

TDM Recruitment Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

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