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Senior Planner - Manchester

Vacancy type
Town Planning

Senior Planner

Manchester (Central )


My client is looking for a Senior Planner to join their growing and dynamic team in Manchester. As a Senior Planner you will play a pivotal role in managing complex planning projects, providing expert advice, and contributing to the strategic development of our projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage planning projects from inception through to completion.
  • Provide strategic planning advice to clients and stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit planning applications and appeals.
  • Liaise with local authorities, community groups, and other stakeholders.
  • Conduct site assessments and prepare development feasibility studies.
  • Mentor and support junior planning staff.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant planning legislation and policies.
  • Participate in public consultations and represent the company at planning committees.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field.
  • Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or eligibility for membership.
  • Strong understanding of the UK planning system and relevant legislation.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in planning software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Are you interested in this or any other Town Planning job opportunities across the UK? Please get in touch by emailing your CV to or call Kirsty Tanner on 01792 940004 or apply below!


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