Planning Manager

Job Introduction

Linear are working alongside a growing housebuilder who is looking to hire a Planning Manager to undertake a varied role.

As Planning Manager your role will also include other aspects of planning including; the management of teams of specialist consultants, landowner liaison, leading appeals against refusal, negotiating S106 obligations and completing agreements.


  • Project managing the preparation and submission of planning applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries
  •  Undertaking and assisting in the preparation of information for community engagement, committee meetings and public examinations.
  • Conducting research and undertaking planning appraisals to establish the development potential of sites.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current planning polices particularly in relation to residential development.
  • Knowledge of the various stages of Local Plan preparation and the ability to engage with that process to promote residential development sites.
  •  Ability to communicate with landowners and all stakeholders involved in the planning process.
  • Attending site visits and meetings.

About you

  • A master's degree in Town or Spatial Planning, or similar relevant degree.
  • Ability to manage teams of specialist consultants preferred.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A driving licence is essential.

Package Description

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 26 days per annum + bank holidays
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme 
  • Company Pension Scheme

For more info on the position - please click apply and attach a copy of up to date CV 

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