Planner | Bedford | 1+ years' experience

Lewis Davey
Bedford, Bedfordshire
£23,000 - £30,000 DOE + benefits
04 Nov 2019
04 Dec 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you a newly qualified Town Planner seeking your first position in the private sector?

Do you have some experience gained in a private or public sector town planning role?

Are you keen to work for a successful consultancy with a national presence, a strong team and a wide range of projects across different industry sectors?
If so, read on and apply below!


About the company:

This long established and well regarded consultancy business operate across a wide range of disciplines, with Town Planning being a key part of their offering.

The offer planning services for all scales of projects from private individuals through to developers and blue chip clients requiring planning permission for major schemes.

The Bedford office is a hub of activity as well as a friendly environment, with regular social activities and fundraisers to support charities and local communities.

Continued Professional Development is offered to all staff as a high priority, and you will be supported and mentored through the APC pathway to becoming a chartered member of the RTPI.


About you:

  • RTPI accredited post graduate degree;
  • solid academic background;
  • some recent experience gained in a planning related role (public or private sector) - ideally 1-3 years but less than a year will be considered if your experience is of a high enough quality;
  • working towards MRTPI status, or keen to begin this pathway straight away;
  • living in commutable distance of Bedford, or willing to relocate;
  • organised, focused and professional approach.


The firm can offer a competitive starting salary which will be dependent on your experience to date, but typically ranges from £23k - £30k at Planner level. There are numerous additional benefits including private healthcare, a generous pension scheme, 25 days annual leave and a two-tier bonus scheme which rewards team and individual efforts. In addition, you will be given every opportunity to progress in a meritocratic environment.


If this role appeals and you would like to find out more about the opportunity, then please give Claire a call on 07983 143 831 or 020 7859 4246. Alternatively, send you CV via the apply button below or send your CV to including a contact number so that I can get in touch with you.

Please note that we will endeavour to review your application within two weeks and if there is interest in your candidacy, a Consultant will be in touch. Unfortunately, due to the significant amount of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback so if you have not heard from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.  Thank you for your interest.

All applications will be subject to Lewis Davey’s privacy policy which can be viewed here:  

Lewis Davey specialise in recruiting talented people across Town Planning, Cleantech & Sustainability and Environmental industries.



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