Graduate Town Planner | Oxfordshire | Planning Consultancy

£20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus, APC help + more
29 Jul 2019
28 Aug 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be representing a specialist planning consultancy in Oxfordshire looking to expand the planning team by adding a hard-working Graduate Town Planner.

The position of Graduate Planner has a demanding and wide ranging workload and will be working alongside a talented team on a range of planning projects including residential, mixed-use, major commercial and retail developments and renewable energy projects.

The successful individual should be undertaking experience leading towards full RTPI membership. They must be a strong communicator both orally and written - and be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the planning process and current legislation.

The position requires commitment and a positive approach towards development with the ability to work as part of a team and as an individual with a substantial and varied workload.

Key day to day duties include:

-Assisting senior members of the team with planning applications and supporting documents, planning appeals and the delivery of planning advice.

-Assisting with the production of draft documents such as Environmental Statements, Planning Statements, Design and Access Statements.

-Liaising with clients, local authorities and stakeholders throughout the planning process.

-Undertaking site visits and site appraisals.

-Using ProMap, In-design and Photoshop to produce maps, mapping layers and plans as required

-Drafting and delivering reports to Clients and other team members

Assisting senior members of staff in the preparation of Public Exhibitions (and attending such meetings when required)

Assist with the submission and management of Discharge of Conditions, and monitoring thereof

Researching and locating documents via the internet using search engines, Government websites and Local Authority websites

Leading small‐scale projects, when appropriate


Alongside a competitive salary, as the Graduate Planner, you will also benefit from a company bonus scheme and ongoing coaching from an experienced mentor. In addition, you will benefit from a generous pension scheme, sickness scheme, and generous annual leave.


The Head of Planning is ready to meet with suitable candidates so if you meet the above criteria, please get in contact to discuss your interest.

Interested in this role? Please send your CV to Matt Fraser of Penguin Recruitment on . For more information on this role or other opportunities in the region please contact me on 01792 341 100 or

Similar jobs

Similar jobs