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Senior/Principal Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
London, England, City of London
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
28 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant, Planner
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Senior Town Planner


Salary negotiable depending on experience, + benefits!

My client is a growing Town Planning Consultancy who work primarily with residential home builders, care providers and strategic landowners, and are currently seeking applications from Talented Town Planners!

My client is seeking applications from candidates who possess a Masters degree or equivalent accolade in a Town Planning related field of study, with Chartered membership of the MRTPI, and demonstratable previous experience in a private sector role.

The work involved in this position will cover a broad range of projects, and will include:

  • Undertaking planning due diligence on behalf of clients at the site acquisition stage.
  • Reviewing draft Local Plan documents and preparing representations to Local Plan consultations.
  • Preparing pre-application submissions, liaising with technical consultants and architects, preparing pre-application statements, and arranging meetings with Council.
  • Preparing planning applications, including providing the client with initial advice on which technical consultants are required and coordinating teams throughout the application process, reviewing technical documents, preparing planning statements and coordinating the submission of planning applications.
  • Negotiating planning applications through to decision once they have been submitted, including preparing responses to neighbours and consultee comments, advising on necessary amendments, and liaising with the planning officer.
  • Undertaking public and political engagement as part of a pre-application or planning application process, including organising public consultation events, attending Parish Council meetings, attending meetings with local councillors, and attending planning committee.
  • Coordinating planning appeals, including drafting appeal statements, submitting appeals to the Planning Inspectorate and being the main point of contact with the Planning Inspectorate throughout the appeal process.

What's on offer?

For the successful candidate, my client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary, an impressive bonus package and career progression opportunities! Through this role you will be provided excellent networking and learning opportunities that will further your professional development, and you will be provided the opportunity to progress quickly within the company!


For applications and more information regarding this role and other Town Planning roles, 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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