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Planner or Senior Planner | Property Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment
Norfolk, England
£25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Housing, Planning
Officer, Consultant, Planner
Consultancy, Housing, Property
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Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is interesting in speaking with Planners from Town Planner level through to Principal Planners regarding an opportunity to join a well-established team in South Norfolk.

This uniquely challenging role is of great importance as the new addition will effectively run the day-to-day operations of the planning side of the business.

Our client is are able to offer full building consultancy services thanks to our team of in-house Architects, Surveyors, Technicians and Consultants. This coupled with their long-established brand and solid reputation across the region makes them a first-choice for professional building consultancy services.

As a key member of the Building Consultancy division, the primary focus of the role is to offer expert planning advice for a range of projects, including residential development schemes, public sector works, community projects, agricultural to residential change of use, works to Grade I & II listed buildings, as well as working on planning applications in order to increase asset value.

Job requirements

We are seeking a hands-on, personable and suitably qualified professional who is able to work independently and who will enjoy working as part of a small team within an independent business, where your contribution is truly valued. A good understanding of the local area and East Anglia as a whole would be very advantageous, however, we are also open to considering those who may be looking to relocate for the right opportunity.

Other required qualifications, skills and attributes are as follows;
  • RTPI accredited status
  • A professional manner; confidence in providing comprehensive planning expertise to clients, colleagues and a range of key stakeholders
  • A flexible approach to your workload, the ability to plan ahead and prioritise effectively
  • Plenty of self-motivation but also a team-focused drive; the desire to be a proud brand ambassador and reinforce our client's values based on excellent service
  • Whilst the team is based in Diss, Norfolk we are transitioning in part to work from home providing some flexibility in location for the successful candidate. Currently the intention is to work from home 4 days a week and one day in the office for team building and meetings.

Why Apply?

This is a rare chance to join an independent firm with such a reputable and long-standing brand which is reinforced by truly excellent service. Salary is dependant on exprience but will range from £25,000 - £45,000pa + mobile phone, laptop, contributory pension, professional subscriptions, and CPD opportunities too, as well as flexible working.


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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