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Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
England, Lancashire, Preston
£40000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
Closing date
29 May 2022

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


Penguin Recruitment is delighted to present a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Planner or Senior Planner to join a long-established land promotion company that specialises in property investment, development, and strategic land promotion!

My client is a family-owned business and has an excellent track record of delivering fantastic results with an extensive land portfolio. As part of the Land and Development Team the successful candidate will be expected to have good knowledge and experience of the planning system and planning promotion, be that via local plan promotion and / or planning applications and appeals.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

The key responsibilities shall include:
  • Site search and planning appraisals for new opportunities
  • Manage the planning promotion of existing and new sites through the planning system including local plan promotion, planning applications and appeals.
  • Manage the consultant team throughout the planning promotion of each project
  • Liaise with local planning authorities during the course of planning applications
  • Advise and negotiate Section 106 Agreements
  • Attend planning committee meetings and present where required
  • Manage relationships with promotion partners and landowners
  • Provide planning support during the disposal process

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ideally 3-5 years suitable experience
  • Experience of working in a planning role; be it for the public sector or a developer, promoter, or consultancy
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work to tight timescales and use initiative to manage workload
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Possession of driving license

Why apply?

For the ideal candidate my client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary as well as a generous accompanying benefits package to include company car, generous holiday entitlement, competitive bonus scheme, private medical insurance, and much more!


For applications and more information regarding this opportunity please send your up to date CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104.


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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