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Senior Planner

Date: 16-Nov-2022

Location: Stratford upon Avon, GB, CV37 6YX

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 14504 
Job Title Senior Planner 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Residential 
Sub Division Residential Development 
Department Central Res Dev Land (10000218) 
Location Stratford 


Knight Frank is unrivalled in property market knowledge, with teams specialising in residential, commercial, and rural property services. A great opportunity has arisen to join us here at Knight Frank, and we are currently seeking a Senior Planner to join our Residential Development, Planning and Project Management team.

Working within this collaborative team, you will work on the on-going delivery of client projects in a fast moving, client-focused commercial environment. The position will require taking a significant role in winning instructions for the team and wider business. So, if you have the experience, ability to work on your own initiative, excellent problem-solving skills, and a strong work ethic – then this role is for you.


In the role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing planning advice and consultancy services to colleagues and private sector clients
  • Working largely autonomously to manage a range of medium and large-scale planning projects to a high standard
  • Preparing planning applications and planning appeals of varying scales as well as liaising and negotiating with planning officers, employees of consultee organisations and third parties
  • Writing reports, interpreting data, and making recommendations
  • Ensuring compliance with local planning regulations
  • Demonstrating Business Generation through effective client management, networking events and deploying planning expertise to identify short and long term development opportunities
  • Supporting wider business development activities to help achieve business targets and objectives
  • Setting out coherent planning strategies and fee proposals


To be successful in the role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Chartered Town Planner (MRTPI) with a minimum 5 years post qualification experience
  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations in both planning policy and development management with a residential focus
  • Excellent standards of verbal and written communication
  • Proven ability to secure repeat business through effective and efficient client management
  • Confidence and capability in contributing to decision making both internally and externally


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