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Senior Development Planner

Beach Baker Property Recruitment
England, Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire
£50000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + private healthcare + Bonus
Closing date
23 Feb 2023

Job Details

Client-side: Town Planner

Location: South Gloucestershire

Beach Baker is delighted to be working with a highly successful and award winning independent housebuilding organisation that specialises in creating the most desirable homes in the most sought-after locations throughout the South West.

The Company

Having been established in the market for over 35 years, this company have built their success on a clear ethos:

  • Delivering the best quality homes and services to the UK market.
  • Acting with transparency and providing clarity to all clients and employees.
  • A firm dedication to introduce new, exciting and sustainable practices that actively promote environmental initiatives.
  • Connecting and truly listening to the needs of the local community.

With award worthy results, an esteemed reputation throughout the market, and a fresh approach to creating a flexible, inclusive and rewarding environment for all employees, it's no wonder why this firm has fantastic talent retention rates.

You'll be joining a small and close banded team that each has areas of specialisms, this will be your chance to take a real lead on all planning activities, whilst having all the resources to ensure the greatest chance of success, including dedicated designers and developers.

The Role:

Due to growth and expansion, our client is seeking an experienced Town Planner to join the team of planning experts, where your position will be heavily focused on quality and unique schemes. Duties will include:

  • Providing planning policy and legislation advice.
  • Manage a range of planning applications.
  • Select and project manage a range of consultants throughout the planning process, including managing appeals when necessary.
  • Provide and support planning assistance to the land and design teams.
  • Manage stakeholder and community engagement on all planning applications.
  • Identifying new land opportunities in the South West for planning promotion.

Essential criteria

  • RTPI accredited degree.
  • A minimum of 6 years UK based town planning experience.
  • A solid understanding of the local and national planning system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A passion for working on unique and quality driven schemes.

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience of Strategic Land Promotion.
  • Experience in House Building Organisations.


Private Healthcare

Bonus scheme based on company profits

Hybrid working options

Free parking

Competitive salary packages

Car Allowance

For more information, please contact Michael Holland on 07557979694 / If this role isn't right, I have many more great opportunities for Town Planners throughout the UK, feel free to get in touch for more details.


Beach Baker provides specialist and comprehensive recruitment services to the Real Estate industry. The work we undertake is confidential, targeted, and impactful.

Our clients are dynamic, and we reflect that in our belief in challenging the conventional ways of working. We like to solve recruitment needs quickly and we recognise the significant relationship between company’s recruitment strategies and the candidates they hire.

Beach Baker appreciates the privilege of partnering our clients as a trusted recruitment advisor. We have a passion for property and therefore building strong personal connections and business relationships over the long term is very important to us all.

Core values:

  • To provide our clients with the highest quality recruitment services delivering efficient, professional, and business minded solutions.
  • To act with integrity in all our work, placing the highest value on teamwork and partnering our clients.
  • To build a sustainable, successful firm, focused on wellbeing of our team and supporting our local communities.

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