Senior Planning Manager - West Midlands

West Midlands
£60000 - £70000
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor Herrick is looking for a Senior Planning Manager to join an expanding Land & Planning Team. The Senior Planning Manager is responsible for managing the Planning team of three and delivering planning consents to ensure the company achieve targets.

It's an excellent time to join the company as they have a strong financial backing and plan to build over 10,000 homes over the next 10 years. 

The Role:

Manage the Planning team (reporting directly to the Land and Planning Director) whilst ensuring best practice is followed.
Responsible for securing planning permission on a portfolio of sites, working closely with the land, technical, commercial and sales teams to ensure the prompt delivery of planning approvals that meet the requirements of the organisation.
You will need to monitors and maintain up to date information on planning policy within key Local Authority areas and ensures this information informs relevant planning applications.

You will have a strong understanding of the planning system and be able to develop the most appropriate planning approach on individual sites. To do this, a background in house building, local authority and / or private consultancy working on residential projects is essential.
You will be an effective communicator who is able to maintain links with key consultants including external planning consultants, Local Planning Authority’s and the local community. You will need to have an up to date knowledge of all relevant changes within planning policy and strong leadership skills from a previous managerial role.
A professional who has an RTPI accreditation is desirable but this is not essential. Offering up to £70,000 plus package, you will be working in a team of 10 (Land and Planning) but 3 within Planning (Senior Planning Manager, Planning Manager and Land Researcher).

To apply for this Senior Planning Manager job, please send your CV to or call 07795547888. To view our other jobs in Planning, please visit our website, or our Linked In page Taylor Herrick Recruitment.

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