Senior Planner - London

Posted 01 August 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLand, Planning and Development
Contact NameJake Mcmonagle

Job description

Role: Senior Planner

Location: London

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

Are you an experienced and forward-thinking Senior Planner seeking an opportunity to shape the future of urban development in the UK? Look no further! We are thrilled to offer a prestigious position with one of the largest and most influential developers in the country. As a Senior Planner, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovative and sustainable projects while enjoying a competitive salary ranging from £55,000 to £65,000 per annum.

Our client is a renowned and industry-leading real estate developer with an impressive portfolio of successful projects across the United Kingdom. Their commitment to excellence, sustainability, and community welfare has earned them a reputation as a driving force in the development sector.

The Role:

As a Senior Planner, you will be an integral part of a dynamic planning team, responsible for guiding and executing planning strategies for high-profile developments. Your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring that projects comply with regulations, meet community needs, and align with the company's core values of quality and sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Planning: Lead the development and implementation of planning strategies for projects, considering long-term objectives and maximising development potential.

  2. Policy and Compliance: Stay abreast of planning policies, regulations, and legislation, ensuring developments adhere to all relevant guidelines.

  3. Project Management: Oversee the planning process from inception to completion, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to achieve project milestones.

  4. Community Engagement: Engage with local communities and stakeholders, promoting transparent communication and addressing concerns throughout the planning process.

  5. Environmental Sustainability: Champion sustainable development practices, integrating eco-friendly solutions into our projects to minimise environmental impact.

  6. Market Research: Conduct research and analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential risks in the development landscape.

  7. Team Leadership: Mentor and guide junior planners, fostering a collaborative and high-performing planning team.


  • Proven experience as a Senior Planner in the UK, with a track record of successful planning applications and developments.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK planning policies, regulations, and urban development principles.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities, capable of building positive relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • A passion for sustainability and a drive to incorporate environmentally conscious practices in planning initiatives.
  • Degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, or a related field.
  • Full membership of a relevant professional body, such as RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute).


  • Competitive salary range between £55,000 and £65,000 per annum, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Full-time permanent position with a stable and reputable organisation.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge and high-impact development projects.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension plan.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with ample opportunities for professional growth.

If you are an experienced Senior Planner ready to make a lasting impact on the UK's development landscape, please submit your CV.