Planner | Newcastle | Multi-disciplinary Consultancy

Newcastle upon Tyne
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Full benefits package
02 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Penguin Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Planner to join their Newcastle Planning Team. In this role, you work on a broad range of projects on behalf of public and private sector clients. The company provides advice across the entire spectrum of projects from initial feasibility studies through to the submission of planning applications and appeals.

They have strong local and national networks and a collaborative culture. This, combined with the quality of service they provide to their clients, is what makes them one of the top planning consultancies in the UK!

Our client is looking for a professional, ambitious and proactive Planner. You will be busy, challenged and well rewarded. Reporting to the Director of the Planning team you will be working across a diverse client base. You will be responsible for preparing site appraisals, development plan representations, submitting planning (and other) applications and appeals and advising clients generally.

The company is a multidisciplinary organisation and so you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with multi-skilled teams on larger projects.

About You

You will ideally be a chartered or licentiate member of the RTPI with relevant experience and you may currently be working within a private sector consultancy or local authority. You will be capable of managing a varied workload and be confident taking on the responsibility for the day-to-day management of concurrently running projects. To be successful in the role you will have the following key skills and experience:
  • Ability to deliver reliable technical input in a timely and efficient way
  • A team player with good people skills, who will thrive in a customer-facing role
  • Be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, energy and the ability to work under your own initiative to meet our client's expectations and help expand our business
  • Have excellent communication skills, allowing you to work effectively with multi-skilled teams internally and externally
  • Above all, you will have a "can-do" and positive approach to your career


In return for your dedication, you will enjoy an excellent remuneration package, including a range of flexible benefits options. In addition, you will benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status.


For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

Any and all calls are held in the strictest of confidences so please call me to find out more. I have over 16 years of recruitment experience and have an excellent track record in supporting Planners at all levels achieve their career objectives.

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