Head of Planning - Aldershot

29 Jul | 2022

Job Ref: Land & Development | Residential

Head of Planning – Industry leading PLC- Aldershot

 £75-90k + Package


Head of Planning –

We are currently working with a very successful housebuilder operating in Aldershot who are looking for a Head of Planning to work alongside the Director, running the planning department as a whole across the Surrey region. They have developed an excellent reputation for delivering thoughtfully design led projects at prime locations which highlight an approach that emphasis the quality of the product. This is a well-established and financially stable business that produces 500 to 600 units a year.

Responsibilities will include:

The role of a Head of Planning is a front-end one in running applications and handling delivery for multiple sites while appointing and leading a team of Planners, managing planning processes throughout.


To be successful in the role we are looking for someone who can:

  • Work second to the Planning Director of the region.
  • Manage overall planning process across multiple projects.
  • Set up briefs and manage the planning process throughout.
  • Propose plans to council to obtain planning permission.
  • Steer applications and factor in what’s viable for the development process.
  • Give planning advice to land teams when buying sites.
  • Aid in appointing external planning consultancies to produce required documentation.
  • Build cases for planning applications.
  • Attend public consultation meetings.
  • Meet local residents and present plans – be the face of the company.


This is an excellent role with a successful housebuilding business that would suit someone with a background in residential development planning and is looking to broaden their horizons by working on some of the country’s most prestigious housing developments.

If this role is of interest, please click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV now.

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