Land & Planning

planning manager

Permanent / Full Time
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Job description.

Planning Manager
£60K – £70K
(depending on experience) plus package

Are you looking to join an innovative and industry-leading housebuilder as a Planning Manager?

My client is a progressive and cash-rich developer looking to strengthen their team with a Planning Manager within the Eastern Counties. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are currently working as a Planning Manager, or you are an experienced Senior Planner ready to take the next step.

As a Planning Manager you will be required to manage current and future planning applications whilst ensuring adherence to cost control and revenue maximization.

This role will offer excellent progression opportunities within one of the UK’s most successful housebuilders.

If you have meticulous attention to detail and a track record of delivering high- quality work, I’d love to hear from you!


  • Managing current and future planning applications
  • Keep abreast and current on planning policy changes or updates in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire local authorities.
  • Ensure adherence to best practices, cost control, and revenue maximization.
  • Conduct Planning Appraisals for potential development sites, assessing risks and proposing recommendations.
  • Negotiate with local stakeholders and community groups.
  • Uphold company policies and procedures within the planning team.
  • Assessing and proposing resolutions for intricate planning and zoning issues.
  • Develop a deep understanding of development opportunities and competitor activities.
  • Strong interpersonal and time-management skills.


  • Degree qualified with MRTPI qualified
  • 3-5 years post-graduation
  • Currently working for a house builder or consultancy
  • Good knowledge and experience handling planning applications in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire
  • You will already be working as a Planning Manager or you will be a Senior Planner looking to take the step up

Need some help?

Maisie Ward

Maisie Ward

Recruitment Consultant


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