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Town Planner | Essex | Chartered Surveying Practice

Penguin Recruitment
Essex, England
£25000 - £40000 per annum + Lucrative bonus!
Closing date
4 Dec 2020

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Full Time
Officer, Consultant, Planner
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Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be working with a thriving firm of chartered surveyors, planners and property advisors on the hire of a Town Planner to their team in Essex.

The company has three offices in the South East and are proud to be considered the leading firm of rural surveyors in the county. Their strength lies in the depth of expertise across the rural property sector, with their planning department being integral to their success. The team of expert planners work closely with the land development team and the professional advisors to generate creative planning and diversification opportunities for their clients. This job offers the right candidate a welcoming and supportive working environment, where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Ideal Candidate

-Have previous planning experience gained in either a planning consultancy or the public sector

-MRTPI or RTPI accredited qualification

-Have an interest in rural planning

-Be an imaginative problem solver

-Have a strong ability to communicate articulately and accurately in person and in writing

-Be dynamic and ambitious and keen to take on responsibility

Job Role

-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

Training & Development

The role will include ongoing coaching from the Planning Director who will work with you to help you realise your career objectives.

Why Apply?

On top of joining an established consultancy, there are flexible working options (part-time or full-time), and you would receive a competitive starting salary of £25,000 - £40,000 depending on experience. You will also access the company's benefits scheme which includes a lucrative bonus scheme, 25 days AL (plus BH), pension, and other fringe benefits.


The 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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