Senior Planner – London

Posted on: 20/10/2021 ~ Company:


Beach Baker have been instructed by a leading national firm to recruit an MRTPI Planner or Senior Planner for their growing team in central London. Planning is one of this firm’s core specialisms and they have won a number of industry awards for their work (including stragetic and regeneration schemes) across the UK. The office is based in London’s West End and you would be joining a friendly and sociable team, who regularly partake in team activities / after work drinks etc.

The planning team work on projects in central London and the wider South East; they have an impressive portfolio of clients, including commercial developers, wealthy landowners and property developers, funds and investors, as well as public-sector organisations. If you want lots of variety, this position will offer the opportunity to work on small, medium and large projects in a range of sectors, including residential, mixed-use, commercial, listed-buildings, heritage and office/tall building schemes.

The role:

Your role will include feasibility and appraisal work, preparing and submitting planning applications, providing bespoke advice to the firm’s client base, maintaining existing and enhancing client relationships, cross-selling other departments, coordinating other professional input to projects where needed and building upon your project management experience. You should have strong report writing, communication and presentation skills, be client facing and enjoy networking situations.

The candidate:

– You will ideally be MRTPI qualified

– Ideally consultancy/client-side experience

– Solid DM/application-based experience

– Professional demeanour with excellent communication and report-writing skills


The successful candidates will be rewarded with a very competitive remuneration package (this firm are one of the best payers on the market) which includes a great benefits and bonus scheme, a structured CPD offering, a very supportive learning environment and fantastic career progression opportunities. The firm have a very low staff turnover and are recruiting due to increasing workloads and new clients secured. This really is a great opportunity to work for one of the leading names in planning and get some great projects on your CV.

To apply for this role, please do not hesitate to contact Katrina Wheadon ([email protected]). By clicking apply, please be assured that your CV will not be sent to the client until you have been fully briefed on the role and given permission for us to do so.

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Job Reference: KW/8883972

Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits (car allowance, bonus)

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