Senior Planner or Associate Planner | Bedford | Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
£30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be working with a national Planning Consultancy on the hire of a Senior Planner to join the friendly and busy team in Bedford! The office works throughout the region on a wide range of projects for both public and private sector clients and across all sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

The role offers a fantastic opportunity to continue your career in Planning and work across the spectrum of town planning activities including; the promotion of large-scale development projects; the preparation and submission of planning applications; appeals for a range of development types; and local plan representations.

The successful candidate will be a positive, proactive individual with the drive to meet client expectations and promote the business. You will be expected to possess good analytical, presentation and written skills, together with a proven ability to manage your time effectively.

As a Senior Planner in the private sector and you will be exposed to a range of tasks, as well as CPD training opportunities to develop you as a professional. We also have an established staff mentoring system to help guide your professional and personal development.

Qualifications and Experience

We are looking for a qualified Town Planner ideally with 3-5 years professional experience (either private or public sector). Candidates should be educated to undergraduate level (2:1 or above) and should also obtained a postgraduate qualification in Planning.

Ideally you will have already obtained chartered membership of the RTPI. We will however consider candidates who are still working towards accreditation and full support and sponsorship towards this will be provided by the company.

A full driving licence is essential.

Salary & Benefits

Our client offers a flexible and competitive salary and benefits including; pension, bonus scheme and private healthcare. This company doesn't have a 'glass ceiling' and offers opportunities for promotion within the company. Candidates will be considered on a full or part-time basis. We can also offer flexible working arrangements, with opportunities for home working.


The Director leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable Town 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 07989 666 880 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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