Development Planner

Closing Date: 2024-06-28

Location: Newbury

Salary: Competitive

Type: Permanent - Full Time

There’s nothing better than knowing you’re part of a team that has made something perfect for someone. Our Development Planner plays a crucial role in our large, family-run company in supporting the Land & Planning team in delivering applications for quality, sustainable homes throughout the region.  You’ll bring your previous results-driven experience, strong organisational skills and a proactive approach, and we’ll promise you a prosperous career with ongoing support, training and great career development opportunities. Be part of something more satisfying and together we can help build brighter futures for generations to come.


We are recruiting for an experienced Development Planner, to join our Southern Region, based in Newbury. We can promise you a prosperous future with a company that is as caring and ambitious as you are. Reporting to the Planning Manager you will support the Land & Planning team in delivering planning applications throughout the region. You will provide valued advice on site appraisals for the Land department and manage planning queries as required. You should combine strong organisational skills with a proactive and forward thinking approach. A good understanding of relevant regulations and legislation is also important, plus the ability to develop excellent working relationships at all levels of the organisation and with third parties, including Planning Departments, Land Agents and Land Owners.



  • Delivering planning applications.
  • Producing site appraisals for the Land Team.
  • Preparing applications and negotiating planning permissions in conjunction with the Land and Design & Technical teams.
  • Discharging conditions.
  • Providing ad-hoc advice on planning matters within the region as required.
  • Ultimately running specific sites on own account.
  • Liaising externally with Planning Departments, Land Agents and Land Owners.
  • Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.
  • Complying with and upholding company policies and procedures.
  • Undertaking any additional tasks as may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • Maintaining all health and safety aspects associated with Covid-19.



  • Post-graduate experience in Local Authority or Developer.
  • MRTPI or RICS (Planning and Development).
  • Planning (Policy and promotions) and Development Management (Planning Applications).
  • Able to prioritise effectively with good attention to detail.
  • Able to show tact and diplomacy when dealing with third parties/committees etc.



  • Company Car
  • Bupa Health Care Cover
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • 33 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Group Staff Discount at Triumph Motorcycles ltd.
  • Competitive discount on our homes (dependent upon the property and location)


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