Senior Planner

  • Job Reference: MH889769
  • Date Posted: 18 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Hybrid Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £33,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Town Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Michael Holland

Job Description

Senior Planner

Salary: 33k- 42K

Location: Cardiff

Beach Baker is assisting an award-winning independent planning consultancy to secure a Senior Planner after a highly successful period of winning new business alongside a restructure within the Cardiff branch following internal promotions.

With a proven history of success in managing high profile clients and projects, this is a unique opportunity to progress your career by getting involved in areas of Town Planning you may not have previously had exposure to.

The Company

Our client is a leading independent consultancy that operates from several offices across the UK. This is a firm that places great focus on achieving commercially beneficial outcomes for their clients, as well as making sure your work-life balance is sustainable through a variety of benefits and hybrid working that will suit your circumstances.

Expect to be working alongside a range of high-profile clients and projects, and to be recognised as part of an award-winning planning team that will always strive to promote from within.

You may be on your way to chartership, or you may be fully chartered and looking for a change of consultancy. Either way, our client is well positioned to progress your career ambitions.

If you are open to exploring a new opportunity that has become available through growth and success, with a company committed to internal progression whilst genuinely caring about your work life balance, this could be the role for you.

The Role

This role will involve getting involved in multiple sectors, including Residential, Defence, Health, Residential, Retail, Major Mixed-Use, Regeneration and Energy, where you will be delivering exceptional planning services within a medium sized collaborative Planning team, with solid support from the senior leadership team.

Whether you are a specialist in an area of Town Planning, or your experience has been more generalist, this company will work to your strengths whilst encouraging exposure to all disciplines.

You will be acting for a range of high-profile clients on nationwide basis, including for some of the UK's major Land Developers and Housebuilders, and Retail operators.

Essential Criteria

  • RTPI Accredited Degree.
  • MRTPI - or close to achieving.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a UK Based Town Planning role.
  • Town Planning private sector experience.
  • A natural ability to communicate.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • A solid understanding planning system.
  • Driving License


  • Experience in any of the disclpines listed above.

Not the right role?

Your application will be managed with the strictest confidence by Michael Holland. To be considered, please send your CV directly to and this will be reviewed at the earliest opportunity. If this is not the right role for you, please feel free to get in touch as I have other Town Planning opportunities to discuss.