Planning Consultant | nr Basildon | Private Sector

Penguin Recruitment
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits scheme
Closing date
28 Sep 2020

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Planning Consultant | Basildon, Essex | Full-time or Part-time

A thriving firm of chartered surveyors, planners and property advisors near Basildon is seeking to appoint a Planning Consultant with 2-4 years of planning experience. This job offers the right candidate a welcoming and supportive working environment, where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

You will become an integral part of the planning team who will work closely with other areas of the business, across two further offices to generate creative planning and diversification opportunities for your clients.

In order to apply for this role you should have 2-4 years planning experience gained in either a planning consultancy or the public sector. You should be MRTPI or working towards it and have an interest in rural planning. Key skills include being an imaginative problem solver and the ability to communicate articulately and accurately in person and in writing. You should be able to demonstrate drive and determination to secure your clients the results they seek. The company is looking to speak with candidates who are ambitious and keen to take on responsibility.

Duties include;

-Deliver expert planning advice to a wide range of clients on varied sites

-Preparation of planning applications, appeals and site appraisals

-Provide effective project management of external consultant teams whilst fulfilling clients' needs

-Creative problem solving of clients' planning issues

-Monitoring and preparation of local plan representations

-Manage own workload effectively but reporting as part of a team

The Rewards!

You will join a welcoming and supportive team who will give you all the tools you need to grow in your career. And in return for all your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive starting salary and strong bonus scheme. There is flexible working options (part-time or full-time), and you would access the company's benefits scheme which includes 25 days AL (plus BH), pension and more!


The Planning Director leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable Planners asap so please express your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

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

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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