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Planning Director

Zodiac Recruitment
London (Greater)
£65k-£80k (DOE)
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Planning Director


£65k-£80k (DOE)

Our client is based in Central London are looking for a Planning Director to lead the Planning team. Committed to creating sustainable, innovative, and transformative spaces. Their multidisciplinary team works on a diverse range of projects, from large-scale urban developments to community-focused initiatives. The team believe in the power of design to shape better futures for people and communities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the planning team, providing mentorship, guidance, and support.
  • Oversee the planning and design of projects from concept through to completion.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies.
  • Provide strategic direction and insight to drive the growth and success of the planning department.
  • Ensure compliance with planning regulations, policies, and standards.
  • Collaborate with other departments to deliver integrated and holistic solutions.
  • Participate in business development activities, including client presentations and proposal writing.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in urban planning, with a proven track record of leading successful projects.
  • Chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) or equivalent professional body.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinker with a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of planning legislation, policies, and procedures in the UK.

Salary and Benefits: Remuneration will commensurate with the abilities and potential of the successful candidate and will include:

  • Competitive Salary, Performance related bonus, Company pension scheme, Health insurance & more
  • 2 days in the office & 3 days WFH  


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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