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Director (Planning) - Birmingham

Beach Baker Property Recruitment
Birmingham, West Midlands
Dependent on candidate experience.
Closing date
10 Oct 2021
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Beach Baker have been exclusively instructed by a well-known consultancy to recruit for a Planning Director for their Birmingham office, who will be responsible for leading the planning team.

This organisation has a very strong name throughout the UK and are enjoying continued success across all disciplines. Consequently, this is an exciting time for the Birmingham office, with a strong growth plan in place for the immediate and long-term future.

This appointment will play a key role in the growth of the office; therefore the successful candidate will be well-established in the area, with strong contacts and an existing client base. You will be expected to develop both new and existing client relationships and have a high level of entrepreneurial drive, combining both individual initiative and effective collaboration with colleagues. You should be confident in delivering large scale schemes, have strong project management skills and be well versed in dealing with community stakeholders, industry professionals, clients and colleagues. Team management experience is advantageous and strong commercial acumen and financial management is essential.

In addition to the above, you should be MRTPI, ideally coming from a consultancy environment and show ambition, drive and passion for your sector. In terms of project experience, we are open to different areas. The office is currently dealing with a broad range of residential, mixed-use, strategic and commercial schemes, therefore this appointment should complement existing the existing client base whether that is adding something new or building upon current relationships. Key areas of interest are residential/mixed-use, strategic, environmental/infrastructure, retail, education and commercial.

There are fantastic rewards and progression on offer with this position. Financially you will be rewarded with a very competitive basic salary, in addition to a car/car allowance and an exceptional incentivised scheme based on both personal and company performance. With the scale of this opportunity, there is scope for progression to partner level and in turn, further enhanced remuneration and equity share. The practice are renowned for their team culture and their client-base. They pride themselves on being a people-led environment, which is demonstrated through their low staff turnover and high morale.

To apply for this role or to have a confidential discussion, please contact Katrina Wheadon ( All correspondence is completely confidential, and your details will never be sent to our client without a full briefing and your full permission.


Beach Baker Property Recruitment is a leading professional recruitment and headhunt consultancy for the planning and property sector. We have offices in London, Bristol and Leeds, providing outstanding UK-wide coverage for our varied mix of high-profile clients.

Our access to the latest industry techniques and recruitment technology enables us to offer a wealth of experience in sourcing top class property professionals at all levels.

Beach Baker's consultants are experts in specific property disciplines, giving greater knowledge and understanding of current market trends. We offer a unique service, which provides value added strategies and the best recruitment solutions.

Beach Baker also support and sponsor many property events and organisations which have direct links to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

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