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Senior Town Planner

  • Sector: Land & Planning
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 plus Bonus + Package

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Job description

Are you a Senior Planner with a proven track record and a successful career in the UK Housebuilding industry? 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 Housebuilder?

TDM Recruitment are supporting a Development Director responsible for overseeing both Land & Planning functions of a leading Housebuilder based near Welwyn Garden City. He is looking for a proactive natured Planner to come and join his busy team and assist in the delivery of planning applications for large housing sites in-excess of 100 units across Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire.

This role would suit someone who is interested in climbing the career ladder in the Housebuilding industry. The business is experiencing strong growth and they’re busy than ever, naturally there is room to grow and progress within this team.  

Oversee the full development planning process managing appeals and submitting planning applications for the region.
Preparation of planning briefs – Working closely with all professional parties including Planners, Architects, Engineers in a professional manner ensuring clear and transparent outcomes.
Preparation and submission of planning applications for housing schemes.
Build and maintain strong relations with local planning authorities and External Planning consultants.
Offer supports advice and guidance to other department surround planning issues during due diligence stages.
Negotiation of section 106 agreements and other legal aspects.

Industry Relevant Planning Degree.

Relevant Experience:
Proven track record of delivering successful planning applications and appeals for large housing scheme. 
Sound knowledge of the UK planning system for both promotion and current land opportunities
Ability to produce planning reports 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.

TDM Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.