The Company

The client, one of the largest independent Architecture, Town Planning, Masterplanning Consultancies, is looking for a talented Senior Town Planner to join the team in Leeds. They are a multi-disciplinary who specialise in a various project across Leisure, Commercial, Residential, Renewables, Educational, Land-promotion and Mixed-Used sectors!

The Successful candidate will have excellent opportunities for career development and to demonstrate leadership, decisiveness, pragmatism, communication, and management skills. In addition, experience working in a multidisciplinary team with Urban Designers/Masterplanners is extremely beneficial!

The Position as a Senior Town Planner

  • You would be expected to provide accurate and professional planning advice and services in relation to strategic planning policy matters.
  • The Senior Planner is also expected to undertake some Business Development activities and play an active role in growing the portfolio of projects.
  • Conducting research and undertaking planning appraisals to establish the development of potential of sites.
  • Managing associated external consultant team.
  • Attending site visits and client meetings

What is on offer for a Senior Town Planner?

  • Attractive salary.
  • Training and career development.
  • A flexible benefits programme provided.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Increased annual leave entitlement with length of service.
  • Excellent reputation in the market as being a good employer.
  • Access to mental health support and professional financial advice.
  • Career progression.

Essential Criteria for the candidate as a Senior Town Planner

  • RTPI accredited town planning degree or relevant.
  • Previous relevant consultancy experience – Beneficial if you have multi-disciplinary experience working with Urban Designers/Masterplanners!
  • MRTPI qualified.
  • Have good communication and an enthusiastic mentality.
  • Ability to work independently and within the supporting team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-faced environment
  • UK driving licence.


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable Senior Town Planners ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Tamzin Warren-Vimpany on 01792 957385 or at We have many more vacancies available on our website at

This is a permanent role.

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