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Job Title: Senior Town Planner



Contract Type:
Full time

Kings Hill, South East

Job Level:
Senior Planner / Senior Planning Officer


Closing Date:

Senior Planner

Private Consultancy

Town Planning


The Kings Hill office at Barton Willmore now Stantec is made up of approximately 20 employees working in Research and Planning. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Planner to join the team and work on a broad range of planning projects. The planning team principally focusses on residential-led developments in the Southeast including new town settlements, garden villages and exciting regeneration projects as well as mixed-use, industrial/commercial and retirement housing schemes. Developments range in size, use and complexity and include the preparation and submission of all types of planning applications, as well as Local Plan promotions.

You will join a supportive team environment with exciting career opportunities, have client exposure, enjoy outstanding professional development and gain exposure to an innovative and exciting multi-disciplinary environment.

About you

To have an impact in the role you will:

  • Promote large scale residential, mixed use and commercial developments (both Brownfield and Greenfield) through the Local Development Framework and coordinate professional teams to submit applications
  • Co-ordinate project teams and take on project management responsibility
  • Conduct research and site appraisals on projects for our client base
  • Prepare, submit and negotiate on planning and economic applications
  • Prepare policy representations
  • Develop client relationships
  • Input to planning appeals
To succeed in the role, it is likely that you will:

  • Be MRTPI qualified or working towards it
  • Have some consultancy experience
  • Have some knowledge of planning in the South East region
  • Have strong planning experience and experience of working on residential developments
  • Can undertake quantitative and sequential assessments
  • Are committed and have an eye for detail
  • Used to working with minimal supervision and have an ability to use their own initiative
  • Have a proven ability to maintain and develop client relationships
  • Have a strong team capability
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Have strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a car

We believe that it is our people and their individual talents that make us special. We work within a friendly, inclusive, and supportive culture and one of high support and high challenge, where we are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities and are each individually encouraged to grow and flourish both personally and professionally, with genuine career opportunities based on merit. We create a working environment that offers flexibility, adopting a hybrid approach to agile working and offer a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, private health care and a flexi-benefits package allowing you to choose benefits that are truly valuable to you, including the opportunity to buy and sell holiday.

About Stantec

From Barton Willmore's earliest days as architects and planners pioneering the profession, to today where we span all sectors and numerous specialisms, we have sought to be leaders in our field. We nurture passionate teams who are focused on creating sustainable communities that meet the needs of the people who live, work and play in them.

Now, we join Stantec, a 25,000 strong team of designers, engineers, scientists, environmentalists, project managers and economists, enabling us to expand our inter-disciplinary offer even further, delivering broader skills and global experience to support both public and private sector clients throughout their entire project’s lifecycle.

Our inter-disciplinary teams combine high quality, innovative and sustainable design with strong commercial awareness and are skilled at guiding developments of all types from entire healthy new communities to town centre regeneration. Our specialist teams can plan, design and deliver and work across all sectors from residential to leisure, industrial to education.

Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We provide a workplace where you can apply your passion, skills and creativity — and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and liveable.

We strive to drive advancement in the communities we serve, and bring the same passion to growing the potential of each professional who joins ours – our community, and are committed to making our community diverse and inclusive. We are better together.

We are committed to supporting, fostering, and investing in our employees’ successes. We are leaders in our field for investment in staff development, graduate and apprentice programmes, STEM initiatives, and the progression of future business leaders. We create exciting opportunities for the development of our staff and, as one of our employees, you’ll be able to maintain and develop your skills, learn and adapt to change, and identify opportunities for growth within our global career framework.

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