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Senior or Associate Town Planner

Beach Baker
£35000 - £46000 per annum + Car allowance, pension, bonus
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Planning & Development
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Full Time

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Company Overview: Our client is a dynamic and innovative national planning With a focus on excellence and a dedication to delivering a high-quality planning service, we are seeking either a Senior Town Planner or Associate Town Planner (MRTPI) with experience of working on commercial and/or industrial projects to join our client's team in Manchester.

Position Overview: We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Senior Town Planner or Associate Town Planner with full membership to the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI). The successful candidate will play a key role in our client's commercial and industrial projects, contributing their expertise to shape the built environment and ensure the successful development of diverse projects.


  • Alongside the Directors in the team, run a variety of commercial and industrial projects from inception to completion.
  • Provide expert advice on planning policies and land use related to commercial and industrial developments.
  • Conduct site assessments and feasibility studies to inform planning strategies and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, external stakeholders, and local authorities to build effective relationships and navigate planning processes.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, changes in planning legislation, and emerging best practices to inform project strategies.


  • Full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) is essential.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Town Planner, with experience of working on Commercial and/or Industrial projects
  • Strong understanding of planning policies and the wider UK planning system.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to engage effectively with clients, colleagues, and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage projects, ensuring timely and successful outcomes.
  • In-depth knowledge of the planning process, including experience in obtaining planning permissions for complex projects.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Town Planning or a related field.
  • MRTPI qualification is mandatory.

Salary - £35,000 - £46,000 plus car allowance, a highly competitive annual bonus and a wider benefits package.


Beach Baker is renowned for recruiting the best candidates within the property, real estate & town planning sectors. For over a decade, we have taken great pride in placing top quality candidates into the finest job opportunities.

Our focused and dedicated retained search and digital marketing campaigns, deliver excellent recruitment outcomes for senior, niche, or time sensitive positions.   

We also continue to provide contingency recruitment services, placing property professionals with industry qualifications.

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