Associate Town Planner / Leeds / Leading Consultancy

£40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive salary and benefits
07 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Associate Town Planner - Leeds

Leading Multi-disciplinary Consultancy

Attractive salary and benefits package

Penguin are pleased to be working with one of the region's largest and most successful consultancies on the appointment of a Chartered Town Planner at Associate level.

Our client have an outstanding record of successful development plan allocations, applications and appeals for their clients throughout the North of England and Midlands.

In this role you will work with a wide portfolio of public and private sector clients and be expected to provide the very highest calibre of planning advice. Projects are varied and you will have the opportunity to work on exciting schemes and developments in multiple sectors, such as Employment, Commercial, Infrastructure, Education, Energy, Mixed Use, Regeneration, Residential, Retail and Leisure.

Applicants will ideally:-

-Have a minimum of 5 years' planning experience (preferably within the private sector)

-Be MRTPI and hold a qualification to a high classification in a planning related discipline

-Be able to work as part of a team and also to lead project teams, as required

-Possess an excellent knowledge of the planning system, with a strong focus on development management which includes appeals dealt with through a Public Inquiry and/or experience of working on EIA projects

-Be commercially aware and have strong business development skills

-Have varied project experience, preferably of residential, mixed-use or logistics projects

-Be experienced in liaising with clients, local authorities and stakeholders

-Have strong oral and written communication skills

To apply

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Associate Town Planner to join a large planning team within an award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy.

In return our client will offer an attractive salary + benefits package, an enjoyable working environment and the support and guidance to develop your career further.

In order to apply to this role, please send through your CV to

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

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS INCLUDE: Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Harrogate, York, Sheffield, Manchester, Pontefract, Keighley, Halifax, Doncaster and Huddersfield.