Graduate Planner

Graduate Planner

There has never been a better time to join Allison Homes and be part of our exciting growth journey.

Allison Homes is an award-winning private housebuilder dedicated to creating beautiful homes and communities across the East of England, the East Midlands and the South West. We are proud of our people, and collaboration and teamwork is key to everything we do.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to help us achieve our ambitious growth plans and goals, to be part of our journey and grow their career along with our success.

Our mission is to provide affordable yet aspirational homes to our communities, ensuring that new homes are accessible and attainable for all with a quality product suitable for everyone.

About the Role

This is a full-time role to be based in the Peterborough office, although travel to developments will be required.

This is an opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual who wants the opportunity to develop a career in the housebuilding industry. The ideal candidate will be capable of working in a fast-paced environment, with strong client relationship skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

As a Planning Graduate you will work with the Land and Planning teams getting involved at the first stage of the build process to acquire land for development with a view of building quality homes and communities.

There will be a variety of exciting projects to work on, helping develop your knowledge and skills.


Hampton, Peterborough

Job Type

Full-time, Permanent

Key Duties:

  • Assisting planning colleagues to complete appraisals for potential immediate and strategic development opportunities.
  • Assisting Planning colleagues in the co-ordination and preparation of planning applications and then maintaining involvement throughout the planning process.
  • Management of minor variation, condition clearance, pre-application advice and section 106 obligation discharge applications.
  • Coordination of public engagement exercises and liaison with key stakeholders and community groups.
  • Developing relationships with Local Planning Authorities and industry professionals.
  • Assistance in maintaining a Local Planning Authority Monitoring database.

Skills Required:

  • RTPI accredited course
  • Related work experience beneficial
  • Well organised, with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong verbal, numerical and report writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish relationships with a variety of clients
  • Team player: demonstrating an ability to integrate and function within a busy, multi-disciplinary team and wider business / office.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and have good time management skills
  • Highly motivated, with a desire to progress, deliver high standards of work
  • The successful Graduate Planner will preferably hold an MRTPI accredited degree with a willingness to proceed through the APC process (to be supported by the Planning team).

In return, the successful candidate will recieve:

  • Competitive salary and
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression within a dynamic team eager to support your professional development.
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Company Pension
  • Discretionary Bonus or Commission Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • House purchase discount scheme on Allison Homes

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with Allison Homes? If this sounds like you, apply today and be part of Allison Homes future success. Closing date 31st May 2024

How to apply

Please send us your CV along with an optional covering letter ideally including details of your current salary and notice period to

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, and therefore you should apply for this job as soon as possible.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted.