Planning Manager


What you will be doing

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Planning Manager to join our team based in Beaconsfield.

Reporting to our Head of Planning you will play a key role in the management of the planning workload for the Shanly Homes regions and strategic land opportunities:

  • preparation of planning applications and appeals and negotiating successful outcomes
  • discharge planning conditions and legal agreement obligations to enable timely site commencement
  • instruct and manage external planning consultants
  • work closely with planning officers, local councillors and residents to negotiate and obtain successful planning consents
  • undertake site appraisals and investigations

Skills and experience 

  • proven experience in a similar role with a residential and/or commercial developer or planning consultancy
  • working knowledge of the planning system, both development control and strategic policy.
  • knowledge of development industry
  • personable and able to build strong working relationships
  • ideally degree qualified and MRTPI
  • clear and concise communication skills

Shanly Group is an equal opportunities employer.


We will always try to fill our roles directly where we can.

When we need some extra help, we work with selected recruitment agencies who we have agreed fees and terms and conditions in place with. A member of our HR team will directly engage with the recruitment agency, discussing the role requirements and process fully. Candidates should only be put forward to a member of our HR team following this specific instruction.

We will not pay any fee to agencies who submit a speculative and unsolicited CV to any of our employees and without the agency having received a specific instruction from the HR team. In this instance, we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly without incurring any agency fee.

Speculative or unsolicited candidate and/or CV submission to Shanly Homes Limited, Sorbon Estates Limited and all associated, subsidiary, holding, related or connected companies will be seen as evidence of full acceptance of this policy.



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Grow with us

Shanly Group is passionate about investing in young people.

Be it via the support we provide through our charitable arm, the Shanly Foundation, or via our employment and training initiatives, we remain committed to attracting youngsters to the various professions within the construction industry.

We facilitate work experience opportunities and engage with our local schools through attendance at careers fairs and we work with schools to deliver on-site visits.

We also provide careers support to local children by taking part in mock interviews and giving advice on how to write an effective CV.

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