Senior Planner

Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner (York)    

Location:  York

Salary: £30-£45k basic salary (negotiable dependant on experience) + bonus

Residential led projects, flexible working, design led planning consultancy

Are you an experienced Town Planner? Do you want to be a part of a dynamic team, that offer flexible working with a residential led workload? Do you want to work within a well-established design focussed planning consultancy? Working in partnership with a successful strategic land promoter, the types of projects you can expect to be working on include:


  • Residential focussed projects nationwide, sites as large as 40 acres
  • Solar & wind turbine projects


I am representing a well-established SME planning consultancy that undertakes portfolio of residential projects varying in size across the UK. Working in conjunction with a strategic land organisation which has allowed them to secure a long term avenue of work which will create a numnber of residential led projects nationwide. As well as servicing the requirements of the strategic land business you will be involved in engaging with members of the general public in providing them with pre-application advice and guiding clients through the planning process. Working in a design focussed planning consultancy services that they specialise in include:


  • The full planning process; pre-application, advice and consultation, planning statements, planning appeals and professional representation
  • Urban planning and architectural services
  • Masterplanning


As a Senior you will play a pivotal role in the business, acting as a brand ambassador and developing new client relationships. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload with an emphasis on the large-scale residential sector including site reviews, planning applications and appeals. The ideal Senior Planner will have experience in:

•         Processing of all types of planning applications with an emphasis on the large scale residential sector

•         Preparation and presentation of reports

•         Writing appeal statements and attending hearings/inquiries

•         Responding to the public and clients on planning enquiries.


 You will be based out of their head office in York, liaising regularly with the wider business to manage projects nationwide.

As a core member of the team you will be expected to work independently & as part of a team, in return for your efforts they offer a commitment to develop your skills in line with your career goals.

Struggling to talk during office hours? Email me and we can arrange a convenient time to speak. Don’t have an up to date CV? Don’t panic, just get in touch, we are here to help.


Apply now or call 0113 887 2170 and ask for Jennifer if you would like a confidential conversation. Alternatively, you can also email me directly at Jennifer@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk