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Development Executive - Placemaking | Milton Keynes

Penguin Recruitment
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2021
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic and experienced property team charged with driving development of its significant land holdings and helping to deliver regeneration through its strategic sites.

You will join a small specialist team of 10 and deliver economic and social value from its development sites whilst working with the Local Authority on a range of projects principally linked to growth.

Our client has a significant pipeline of development transactions and growing business confidence is driving expansion and they are keen to appoint additional key members to the team to assist in the delivery of development solutions and enhance the urban design and placemaking credentials.

Purpose of the Job

Supporting the Special Projects Director, the post holder will play a large part in the promotion of estates, placemaking, project management and delivery of development land led projects.

The role holder will be expected to manage activities that support the delivery of the Business Plan and will be required to engage with the private and public sectors, as well as third party organisations and stakeholders.

The role incorporates a broad range of activities such as the preparation of development briefs, public/private consultations, project management related to commercial and residential land development and the management of external consultants and internal service teams, as required.

Who should apply?

Experienced Urban Designers, ideally from a clientside or Local Authority background. You should hold project management skills, including the management of Consultants. Naturally, you should be professionally qualified holding an Urban Design, Planning or Surveying degree (or related) with practical experience of working within a planning and development, urban design or placemaking environment.

Why Apply?

This role will attract a salary of up to £45,000pa plus pension, annual leave and an excellent working environment.


The Director leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable Urban Designers 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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