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Senior Planner

Zodiac Recruitment
Reading, Berkshire
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Senior Planner




My client is seeking an ambitious and motivated Senior Planner to join their Reading team. The successful candidate will play a key role in managing and delivering a variety of planning projects, providing expert advice to client, and contributing to the growth and success of the consultancy.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage complex planning projects from inception to completion.
  • Provide professional planning advice to clients, stakeholders, and colleagues.
  • Prepare and submit planning applications and appeals.
  • Conduct site appraisals, research, and feasibility studies.
  • Liaise with local authorities, regulatory bodies, and other stakeholders.
  • Mentor and support junior planning staff.
  • Stay updated with the latest planning policies, regulations, and best practices.
  • Represent the company at public meetings, hearings, and inquiries.  



  • A degree in Town Planning or a related discipline.
  • Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) or working towards it.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a planning role, preferably within a consultancy environment.
  • Strong knowledge of UK planning legislation and regulations.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal 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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