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Town Planning Manager - London

Cobalt Recruitment
England, London
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Details

Town Planning Manager

£55-65k + car allowance + bonus + benefits

We are thrilled to be exclusively working with a market leading residential-led developer with offices across the UK, to help with growth in their Land and Development team. Based in Central London, this lean yet successful team acquire and get planning for living developments the main cities and commuter towns in the UK - across BTR, PBSA and Co-living. Once planning is gained, this business sometime build-out themselves or sometimes flip on.

You will be involved in (among other responsibilities):
    Appraising potential development sites alongside land buying colleagues for planning viability. Managing pre-apps and planning applications through the development process, supporting by external planning consultants. Assisting the Planning Director and colleagues with identifying new sites when needed. Acting as first point of call for any planning issues internally. Negotiating S106 agreements. Discharging of conditions and dealing with RMAs. Attending meetings for Planning Committee, Consultations and similar events in representation of both the Company and clients through the planning process.

You will ideally:
    Have a Town Planning or Property Development degree (ideally RTPI or RICS accredited). Have at least six years in a consultancy, or client-side role. Excellent communication skills. Be a driven and ambitious individual, who wants to make a career work within a developer, understanding the importance of budgets and time to a project.

You will be well placed working in a collaborative team to either start your career client side, or continue within a busy and ambitious firm, to progress, with no one else in the team as a more senior "Development" professional, your scope to grow is limitless.

Please apply here or give me (Tom) a call to discuss. My client is looking to find the right candidate as soon as possible - so if in doubt, do get in touch. I also have other clients and roles that may be of interest.

If you do not hear anything back within one week, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion, but I will retain your details for future roles.


Cobalt Recruitment’s specialist Residential Development & Town Planning division has long been established as a successful provider of recruitment solutions to the industry and is recognised as the UK’s leading recruitment consultancy focusing on hiring roles with Land, Strategic Land, Development, and Town Planning.

Our team of experienced consultants specialise in resourcing talent within Residential Development and Town Planning to a broad range of clients.

Our team of experienced consultants specialise in resourcing talent to a broad range of clients, including:

  • Housebuilders
  • Planning Consultancies
  • Property Developers
  • Real Estate Consultancies
  • Housing Associations
  • Multi-Disciplinary Consultancies
Company info
020 7478 2500
7 - 10 Chandos Street
United Kingdom

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