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Senior Town Planner | London

Penguin Recruitment
City of London, London, England
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant, Planner
Consultancy, Property
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Senior Town Planner


£40,000 - £50,000pa

My client is a highly regarded, independent consultancy offering a range of planning and development related services. Penguin Recruitment is delighted to present the opportunity for a Senior Planner with previous experience to join their rapidly growing Planning team in Soho London.

The established Planning team specialises in large scale mixed-use regeneration projects, infrastructure, housing and complex development schemes and pride themselves on getting the best outcomes for our clients. They see planning from the client's viewpoint and have a pragmatic, proportionate approach.

Key role responsibilities
  • Working alongside senior colleagues manage and deliver a variety of planning projects including all aspects of advice, planning applications, appeals and complex projects working across various disciplines.
  • Preparing well considered and accurate planning advice.
  • Produce comprehensive reports and correspondence.
  • Manage and build relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Leading on some project client meetings.
  • Playing a key role in the preparation of tenders.
  • Assist with management of a consultant team.
  • Coach and support junior employees.

Candidate Requirements

  • Degree or higher in relevant subject.
  • RTPI accreditation (or working towards).
  • Experience of medium and large-scale projects ideally on large scale infrastructure projects, appeals, inquiries or major residential development.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • A good understanding of UK planning law.
  • A strong commercial awareness and exercises sound judgment and integrity.
  • Positive, hard-working attitude.
  • Independently problem solves.

What's we offer
  • Competitive salary subject to relevant experience.
  • 28 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays.
  • Following probation: Discretionary bonus, Private Medical Insurance, Season ticket loans and Cycle scheme.

My client offers a great place to work within the office and beyond and offers a full programme of events to help you reach your professional goals!


For applications, please send your up-to-date CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104 to discuss this opportunity and others in the Town Planning sector!


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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