Senior Town Planner / Newcastle / Independent Consultancy

Newcastle upon Tyne
£24000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
11 Feb 2017
25 Mar 2017
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Town Planner


Planning Consultancy

£25,000 - £35,000 p/a plus benefits

Penguin are pleased to be working with a respected Planning consultancy in Newcastle who are looking to recruit a smart and ambitious Senior Town Planner to work on a range of interesting projects across a host of sectors in the North East and further afield.

Joining a small but experienced team, you will work with national Housebuilders, leading Retailers, Emergency Services and Gym & Leisure providers to deliver planning advice on small and large development projects.

You will prepare and submit planning applications, attend site investigations, assess planning potential, complete research and analysis and work on written representations, appeals and assist the Director with expert witness as required. Keeping the client updated is paramount so good communication skills are key.

Job requirements

-A RTPI accredited Town Planning or similar degree and/or masters

-3 to 4 years planning experience in the North East (Private or Public sector)

-A good verbal communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

-Ambitious and hardworking

The benefits

-Attractive starting salary & benefits package (£25,000 - £35,000 p/a)

-Join a respected and growing consultancy in the region

-Varied and exciting project profile

Apply Now!

Our client have a proven track record across all sectors, including listed buildings, green belt issues, change of use and controversial housing schemes to name a few. The Director leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Planners immediately so to please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 365 101 or

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Newcastle, Hexham, Sunderland, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesborough, Darlington, Alnwick.