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Principal Planner | Cambridge

Penguin Recruitment
England, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£37000 - £39000 per annum + (incl car) + bens
Closing date
22 Jul 2021
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Job Details

Penguin Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Planner to join the planning team of a highly regarded Property Consultancy in Cambridge.

This opportunity would suit someone who has gained some town planning experience in a consultancy, developer or local authority and is working towards qualifying or has recently qualified. Our client can consider full time or part time applicants.

The client's multidisciplinary teams give them unparalleled insight into the dynamics of commercial, residential and rural development. Their work ranges from attaining planning permissions for mixed-use new settlements through to the delivery of Private Rented Sector (PRS) accommodation; new education facilities through to horse-racing facilities; research and development campuses through to business parks; new homes through to conversion of heritage assets. Clients range from major housebuilders to leisure organisations, developers to universities, housing associations to private investors.

The Cambridge team is busy with delivering major City Centre redevelopment, Research and Development floorspace, major residential scheme and commercial floorspace. You will work as a part of the team and be involved in projects of varying sizes and planning issues.


On offer are a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package featuring pension, private healthcare, a health cash scheme, life insurance and discretionary bonus. As well as rewarding you through remuneration, our client will give you the chance to really stand out and make your mark.

The Role

As a Principal Planner in our client's recently refurbished agile headquarters, you will be working on a range of projects in the Residential Development, Commercial, Education and many other sectors.
  • Providing commercial and specific planning advice
  • Proactively managing engagement with the local planning authority and other stakeholders
  • Providing robust evidence to support the planning case
  • Preparing high quality planning submissions and Development Plan Representations
  • Representing the clients' commercial interests throughout the planning process


The Director leading this recruitment is ready to meet with suitable Town Planners immediately so if you meet the above criteria and feel the role looks exciting, please apply ASAP.

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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