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Planner/Senior Planner

Bristol, Cardiff
We offer excellent remuneration and a flexible benefits package
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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Private sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Planner, Senior
Planning, Regeneration, Town Planning, Energy

Job Details

Planner/Senior Planner

We offer excellent remuneration and a flexible benefits package

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Planner/Senior Planner to work on and lead stretching and prestigious projects as part of our established and growing South West and Wales team, based in either our Bristol or Cardiff offices.

Bristol, Cardiff

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a vibrant and progressive consultancy, in a friendly team environment where you will be given the encouragement and tools to grow and progress.

In this role you will:

  • Work on a range of high-profile planning projects across various sectors, including energy and infrastructure, regeneration, commercial and residential.
  • Lead on a range of local projects and proactively support delivery on more major projects.
  • Have defined responsibility and client contact, from the start
  • Have the opportunity to work on projects across Wales and England
  • Be supported to develop your technical skills and grow your presence in our local markets.

“I have been at Turley for over 10 years and I am proud to be part of the team.  Turley has always been encouraging and given me some great opportunities to further my career. The project work is diverse and provides plenty of variety to keep things interesting. As an employee-owned company Turley places a strong emphasis on co-owner well-being. We have some excellent benefits including flexible working which allows co-owners to strike a great work-life balance. We have an approachable and knowledgeable team and I always feel valued and supported by other co-owners.”

Rhianon Jones

Senior Planner

About you

You will have experience in providing succinct and commercial advice. The ideal Planner/Senior Planner will have strong communication skills and be accustomed to engaging with clients, consultants and other stakeholders. Candidates should be MRTPI qualified.

Why work for Turley?

We are trusted independent advisors with restless ambition to shape a more sustainable future.

We work collaboratively with our clients to deliver places and communities that thrive

We combine professional expertise with in-depth market knowledge and deploy our services — Business Cases and Funding, Design, Economics, EIA, Expert Witness, Heritage, Townscape and Landscape, Planning, Strategic Communications, and Sustainability and ESG — individually or collectively to meet client needs in the most effective way.

We offer excellent remuneration and a flexible benefits package including medical insurance, pension, flexible working allowance, ownership dividend and performance-related bonus.

Turley operates a blended flexible working model, allowing co-owners choice, freedom, and flexibility as to where, when and how they work, balancing personal, team and client requirements. We are happy to talk about flexible working options in more detail during the recruitment process.

We are committed to ensuring people, places and the planet can thrive.

We know that actions speak louder than words. As a business, and through our client work, we strive to make a meaningful impact. This is how we are shaping a more sustainable future.

We have been CarbonNeutral® certified since 2018; achieved Bronze Carbon Literate Organisation accreditation in 2023; and are working towards B Corp status.

Driven by our purpose, we believe in using business as a force for good, including generating value for our clients and profits for our co-owners. 

Our aim is to be an even more diverse and inclusive company; we celebrate difference and we're actively building more diverse teams. We welcome applications from candidates regardless of background and personal circumstances who meet the criteria set out above. We would love for you to join an organisation that enables you to thrive. If you need any assistance during the recruitment process or we can put in any adjustments for you, please contact Turley’s People & Culture team (

If you are MRTPI qualified and think that Turley could be the right move for you, please apply in confidence by emailing, providing your CV and a covering letter.

We welcome applications directly, and would prefer not to receive CVs from recruitment agencies.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.



Our business is built upon and around our people – they are our most important resource. In turn our people build big relationships – with clients and each other.

Our people bring intellect, experience, know-how, enquiring minds, wit and charm.

We recruit, develop and retain the best professionals. Our people are talented, commercially-focused, approachable and above all great to work with.


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