Senior Planner - Preston - Established Consultancy

£28000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, AL and flexi-working
07 Jun 2018
07 Jul 2018
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Planner - Preston

Established Planning Consultancy

£28,000 - £36,000 p/a + Full benefits package


Are you a Senior Town Planner based in the North West looking to take a step forward in your career by joining an established Town Planning Consultancy in Preston?

Penguin are pleased to be working with a well respected consultancy who are looking to recruit a Town Planner with 3 to 5 years experience to work on a wide range of exciting projects across a variety of sectors.

The opportunity

The company have recently celebrated 30 years in business and work with a range of clients from major development and regeneration companies to individual members of the public. This role has arisen due to an increase workload and expanding clientbase.

The company offer a comprehensive range of services such including planning applications, development plan representations, enforcement, planning/development advice, specialist reports and appeals.

Currently our client is involved in a significant amount of residential-led developments however also work across a number of sectors including retail / commercial, leisure, industrial, energy & waste, education / care, equestrian and agriculture. These projects typically fall in the North West of England however the company have relationships throughout the UK.

The business offer a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment where you will be encouraged to grow and flourish, both personally and professionally.

Key Duties

-Conducting research and site development appraisals;

-Promoting development land and client interests through representations to Development Plans;

-Preparation, submission and management of a variety of different types of applications and appeals, including the briefing and co-ordination of project teams comprising external consultants;

-Preparation of a variety of types of statements in support of applications and appeals;

-Undertaking community consultation exercises;

-Developing client relationships;

-Further raising the teams profile and Business Development.

Job requirements

-RTPI accredited degree in Town and Country Planning or an associated qualification


-3 to 5+ years planning experience (Public or Private sector)

-Be able to demonstrate a broad range of core planning skills

-Work well independently as well as within a team

-Strong report writing skills

-Excellent communication skills both written and spoken


-Competitive starting salary (Negotiable depending on experience)

-Benefits package (Including pension, a generous annual leave allowance, flexible working)

-Join a supportive and respected consultancy in the region

-Varied and exciting project profile

-A clear ladder of progression

To Apply

If you would like to join a successful and supportive consultancy with the ability work alongside Directors with over 30 years experience in the market on a range of applications then this is the role for you!

To register your interest in this role, please click 'apply' below.

For more information on this role or other in the North West please contact me on 01792 365 101 or

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Preston, Blackpool, Lancaster, Blackburn, Burnley, Bolton, Southport, Wigan & Manchester.

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