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Job Title: Local Plan Lead / Senior Planner


Up to £40,000 p/a

Contract Type:
Full time

Poulton, South West

Job Level:
Local Plan Lead / Senior Planner


Closing Date:

Town Planning

Private Sector

Software and AI


Landstack is looking for a Town and Country Planner who wants an exciting, rewarding and alternative career!

Based just outside Cirencester in the Cotswolds. Salary up to £40,000pa FTE

We’re on the lookout for an experience planner who is looking for an opportunity to work in a vibrant, forward-looking team and help us shape the future of our business

Do you thrive on having the autonomy to work with individuals who really need your expertise?

Are you the type of person who wants to make a real difference by being fundamental to the development and improvement of our software and AI agents?

Have we captured your interest….If so, read on: -

Landstack is an exciting prop-tech company whose software and AI products are taking the market by storm. Landstack streamlines the land identification and appraisal processes for developers, promoters, agents and planners. Our platform uniquely consolidates a huge amount of planning data (like planning applications and policies) into a user-friendly format, saving time and enhancing decision-making. Land GPT, just launched, provides the ability to generate a simple planning statement for anywhere in Great Britain. Fundamentally we are designing products to be a one-stop data solutions that our users can spend less time researching and more time earning!

We need an individual who:
  • Takes ownership, delivering what they promise
  • Loves what they do & are proud to say they operate with integrity and honesty
  • Works with a positive mindset, always seeking for better ways of doing things and enjoys working as a team.
What we need you to do:

This role involves working closely with our technology and data science teams to enhance and expand our planning data sets.  You will also play a key role in the design and enhancement of AI driven products. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in town and country planning, data analysis, and GIS technologies, coupled with a passion for tech-driven solutions in the planning industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Data Management and Analysis:
    • Manage and analyse large data sets related to all things development planning from local plan policies to constraints.
    • Ensure data accuracy and integrity, and update datasets to reflect current trends and developments
  • GIS and Spatial Analysis:
    • Utilize GIS software for spatial analysis and mapping.
    • Help to develop and maintain GIS databases, ensuring seamless integration with our platform
  • Collaboration and Coordination:
    • Work closely with software developers and data scientists to translate planning concepts into technical requirements.
    • Collaborate with existing users (through the Business Development team) to understand their data needs and challenges
  • Innovative Solution Development:
    • Contribute to the development of new tools and features for our platform that address key planning challenges.
    • Stay abreast of emerging trends in planning and technology to inform product development.
  • Reporting and Documentation:
    • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations on data findings and project progress.
    • Document methodologies and processes for data collection and analysis.
What you’ll need to be successful in this role:
  • A good basic knowledge of UK Town and County Planning legislation
  • Experience with strategic planning, formation of local plans and/or representations to them
  • A good working knowledge of the planning process
  • Extremely diligent & organised with highly developed time/task management skills
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Resilient, assertive and confident whilst working in a busy environment
  • Ability to be completely discrete and maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Logical/lateral thinker, with the ability to work independently, take initiative, and problem-solve
  • An interest in geography data desirable but not essential
  • A desire to make things happen, help us grow and keep us abreast of latest trends
What you can expect from us:
  • An empowered and engaging working environment
  • Salary up to £40,000pa FTE
  • Colleagues who really value the contribution you will make
  • Free parking
  • A wonderful office environment set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside
  • An opportunity to make a real difference working with a great team

PLEASE SEND YOUR CV TO: [email protected]

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