Planner/Senior Planner

Barratt Developments
26 Aug 2017
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Our Planning Teams manage the spectrum of areas of the planning system on behalf of the Company. In an ever-changing planning environment, our teams have experience in influencing the formation of planning policy, strategic land promotion, handling the development management process and implementing community engagement strategies.

Depending on the position within the team, you may be working on the identification of future land acquisition opportunities, devising planning strategies, managing consultant development teams, drafting the statements required for the submission of planning applications and delivering immediate or long term planning projects on a variety of scales. As part of this process, you will be involved in partnership working and liaison with a variety of planning authorities, local stakeholders and local residents.

Role: Planner/Senior Planner


To produce and collate information for planning applications and submit and monitor their progress. Also to liaise directly with the planning authority in progressing applications and discharging conditions.

Responsible to: Planning Manager

  • Manage all facets of the day-to-day promotion of all current planning applications
  • Produce Design and Access Statements, non-standard housetype planning drawings, elevations and long sections in support of planning applications.
  • Submit planning applications.
  • Liaise directly with - and respond to the comments of - planning authorities and statutory consultees to ensure the successful outcome of the planning application process.
  • Managing all external consultants involved in the planning applications/promotions,
  • Undertake community engagements.

Personal characteristics/ qualifications and skills:
  • Planner with 3 to 5 years post graduate experience
  • Previous experience with a local authority, house builder or private consultancy
  • Experience in planning policy/DC and project management
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Possession of driving license and, ideally, good knowledge of the local area
  • Ability to work on their own initiative, self-manage and prioritise own workload and manage assistant
  • Computer literate


Competitive Base Salary

Company Bonus Scheme

25 Days Annual Leave

Company Car/Allowance

Money Purchase Pension Scheme

Choice of Flexible Benefits

Free Parking

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