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Principal Town Planner | Leeds

Penguin Recruitment
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Closing date
15 Feb 2019
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Principal Town Planner


£40,000 - £45,000 + Bens

Our client has an urgent need for a Principal Planner to join their Planning team in Leeds. You will be MRTPI qualified with a strong knowledge of the Yorkshire market.

Based in central Leeds, our client works with a range of clients from private individuals to major public sector bodies. The company covers all sectors of planning but with a particular focus on Residential, Retail and Rural schemes.

The Principal Planner will be responsible for the delivery of large scale planning applications and to oversee the appeals process when required. You will be an experienced manager, who can motivate and develop his own members of staff whilst supporting the Directors in generating new business. The Principal Planner will need strong written and verbal communication skills as you will be require to chair client meetings and act as a representative for the company at external events.

The Principal Planner will be;

  • Detail conscious/accurate
  • Someone who thrives under pressure, can work to tight deadlines
  • A team player
  • Able to deliver an exceptional level of service to clients at all times
  • Presentable and with good presentation skills
  • Experienced at managing multiple projects, often large scale schemes

As a reward for your hard work, the Associate Planner will receive a generous base salary, accompanied with a fantastic benefits package. This package includes contributory pension and a lucrative bonus scheme. With their commitment to developing their staff, there are ample opportunities for progression to Associate Director level and beyond.

If you feel this role may be of interest, we would love to hear from you! Call Myles Hooban now on 01792 365 103 or email If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.


Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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  • 166B Alcester Road
  • Birmingham
  • B13 8HS
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