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Town Planner | Milton Keynes | Telecoms

Penguin Recruitment
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England / Greater Manchester, England, Manchester / England, London
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Closing date
4 Apr 2021

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Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a recognised leader in the telecommunications sector on the hire of a Town Planner for their office in Milton Keynes.

Our client has a strong and established acquisition and planning team that dates back to 1997, and is made up of MRICS & MRTPI professionals. You will join the team and work to find the right balance between cell planning requirements and the constraints of Town & Country Planning legislation. This will in turn ensure your customers select sites that achieve Planning consents quickly and efficiently.

The company has offices across the UK and so, if London or Manchester would be a better fit for you geographically, I would encourage you to still apply.


-Undertake site searches to identify possible replacement telephone boxes and suggest new improved positioning of street hubs taking into consideration telecommunications and advertising national and local plan policies;

-Submit pre-application correspondence to the LPA and then attend and present at site meetings with the LPA and client.

-Prepare and submit planning applications and advert applications.

-Prepare and submit planning appeals.

-Report directly to the client on the progress of sites.

-Manage your own sites and areas and assist with the graduate training and work programming.

In order to apply, you should hold/have:

-Formal qualification in Planning (Masters/Postgraduate/First Degree)

-Full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or eligible for full Chartered Membership

-Telecomms experience ideal, or an interest in the telecoms market

-Commercial awareness from working in the Private Sector

-Knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-A full driving license

Why Apply?

On top of joining an established, stable and busy consultancy in the region, the role will attract a competitive starting salary and offer a trusting, and supportive environment.


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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