Town Planning Manager

Carrington West
£45k - 56k per year
Closing date
20 Aug 2021

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Private sector
Job Level
Development Control
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Town Planning Manager
Birmingham and London
£45000 - £56000
Do you want to work for a highly motivated planning team who consistently delivers a high level of service?
We currently have two exciting opportunities for an experienced Town Planner to join this organisation. Due to the current pandemic you will be working from home the majority of the time. However you will be required to visit sites on a regular basis.
The Role 
·Assist in the programming, preparation, review and submission requests for approval, working primarily as part of the main works Integrated Project Team , and with engineering and environment teams, consultants and contractors as required
·Engage with local planning authorities on town planning matters and planning application submissions and hybrid Act related processes
·Manage, engage with and advise contractor teams on the preparation of planning material for consents packages
·Advise on Development Consent Order / Transport and Works Act Orders, and planning applications under the Town and Country Planning Act and General Permitted Development Order processes and programme
·Support with emerging business needs, assisting in design panel reviews, local technical engagement panels and local public engagement activities
·Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.
The Candidate 
·Able to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
·Ability to negotiate the successful delivery of consents with local planning authorities
·Ability to provide advice and guidance on the production of drawings and supplemental planning information relating to planning submission
·Knowledge of UK Planning Policy and legislation and an understanding of Environment Impact Assessment Legislation
·Experience in project or programme management processes and/or successfully managing a varied caseload of applications or projects
·Experience in town planning through infrastructure planning and/or dealing with major planning applications under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
·Experience in working and building relationships with multidisciplinary project teams, and internal and external stakeholders
·Must be MRTPI
For further information or to apply for this role please contact Kevin O'Shea on 02393876034 or email [email protected]
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.

As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02392 704037.


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