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Planning & Development Manager

Basic c£65,000 + Package + Bonus
Closing date
10 Dec 2021
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Planning & Development Manager

Bespoke Housing – Thames Valley

Basic c£65,000 + Package + Bonus


My client is a developer of a wide range of residential projects across the Home Counties and Greater London, these include small-to-medium sized, bespoke developments, single, high value homes and select apartment schemes. They are extremely well funded, entrepreneurial, with a customer focussed outlook. Due to an internal restructure, the business now seeks to appoint a Planning & Development Manager to work within the land team.


Working closely with the Land Director, you will be responsible for preparing and submitting planning applications within London and the South East, and deliver planning consents to agreed timescales to enable the business to succeed. You will also investigate and appraise other aspects of suitable sites in the operational area. Work is undertaken both internally and utilising external planning consultancies and you will appoint and lead these organisations.


You are an experienced, qualified planner, or an individual who has experience of submitting planning applications, negotiating section 106 agreements with local authorities and development agreements with housing associations. You are a team player, enjoy working within a supportive and forward looking environment. You have excellent communication and presentation skills, and display high levels of attention to detail as well as having a commercial outlook.


Cognisant is an executive recruitment consultancy, working across all disciplines, connecting people and businesses within the following sectors:

  • Housebuilding & Residential Development – Speculative & Affordable
  • PRS, Student & BtR
  • Mixed-Use & Regeneration
  • Commercial Development – inc. Industrial & Logistics, Office, Retail & Leisure
  • Real Estate
  • Facilities Management

Cognisant offer over four decades of expertise, and with our national coverage we partner with clients from major quoted organisations, large SMEs, to niche, privately owned companies. Cognisant offer the full suite of recruitment services, including: Executive Search & Selection, Advertised Selection, Contingency, Benefits & Salary Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis all on either a permanent or interim basis, executive or non-executive. If you are looking for your next role or are hiring we would love to talk.

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For a confidential conversation please contact Mark Heald, Director on 07796 514558 or via email on

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