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Senior Town Planner

Zodiac Recruitment
Greater Manchester
Closing date
8 May 2024

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Senior Town Planner




My client is a leading urban planning consultancy dedicated to creating thriving, inclusive cities. With a strong presence in Manchester, they specialise in crafting innovative solutions that balance development goals with environmental sustainability and community needs.


As a Senior Town Planner, you will play a pivotal role in driving forward projects across Manchester and the surrounding areas. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, you will lead the planning process from inception to completion, ensuring compliance with local regulations and fostering community engagement.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the preparation and submission of planning applications, appeals, and environmental assessments.
  • Provide expert advice on policy matters, strategic planning, and development proposals.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, local authorities, and stakeholders to facilitate project success.
  • Mentor junior team members and contribute to the professional development of the planning team.  



  • Master's degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in town planning, ideally within a consultancy environment.
  • Proficient knowledge of UK planning policies and legislation.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Membership with the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is desirable.  




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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