Planning Manager


  • To identify areas of search for new opportunities within the region
  • To identify specific sites within MF Freeman operating area for planning promotion
  • To prepare planning strategies for existing sites within the region
  • To implement the strategy to achieve planning milestones on individual sites, communicate progress as appropriate
  • To prepare, or assist in the preparation of the planning aspects for bidding
  • To manage site specific planning budgets in line with business authorisation levels and in partnership with Regional Finance
  • To negotiate with external stakeholders, working closely with Senior Land and Planning Managers where appropriate
  • To work with internal and external project team members to agree and communicate changes to the site-specific planning strategy, including changes to the budget and commercial viability of the site
  • To develop and maintain effective relationships with key regional stakeholders
  • Maintain knowledge and adhere to relevant Group Policies and Procedures, Legislation and Regulations
  • Develop and ensure safe working practices
  • Manage discharge of conditions, NMA and S.73 application on sites already started.


  • Post qualification experience and preferably chartered MRTPI membership.
  • You'll have a proven track record in managing a range of planning promotion projects.
  • You'll need to possess commercial planning knowledge with the ability to manage external consultations and negotiate with third party stakeholders.


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Life Assurance (Death in Service Benefit)
  • NEST Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Our continued success depends on our people. We recruit the best to our award-winning team. People who share our values and passion for delivering outstanding results; working together to make things happen and get the job done.


If you’re a Planning Manager and looking for a new challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Call us now for an informal chat and to find out more - 01594 545979 or submit your CV.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent