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Town Planner | Ashford, Kent | Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment
Ashford, England, Kent
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Ongoing support & benefits
Closing date
5 Aug 2022

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

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be working with a well-respected and established Property Consultancy in Ashford that is on the lookout for a Town Planner to join the existing team to work on an exciting range of projects across the South East.

Projects fall across multiple sectors and are varied in size which gives the successful Planner an excellent platform to learn and develop your planning knowledge. Previous projects have included residential developments, equestrian and riding enterprises, new agricultural dwellings, farm shops, leisure uses and industrial uses etc.

This position would suit a Town Planner who has 2+ years of planning experience that can come from either the public or (ideally) the private sector.

Key duties of the role:-

-Preparation and submission of planning applications

-Attending site investigations, assessing planning potential and looking into historical precedents and planning restrictions affecting all developments.

-Working closely with the client, keeping them informed of progress both verbal and written including the appeal process.

-Working well as part of the team, but also where required independently, keeping to project deadlines and maintaining our clients high standard of work and delivery.

-Completing research and analysis.

-Keeping up to date on all planning legislations and potential changes in the industry, including local plans, whilst maintaining a log book of all work carried out for future submission.

The Consultancy has been in business for over 100 years and so has a strong and loyal client base. This position has come about due to an increase in instructions which requires additional, passionate Planning professionals to continue providing expert planning advice.

The benefits

-Competitive starting salary & benefits package

-Ongoing CPD

-Join a respected and well-established consultancy in the region

-Varied and exciting project profile

-Clear career development opportunities

The Director of Planning is available to meet with suitable Town Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For more information on this role or others in the South East please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Ashford, Maidstone, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Hastings, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge.


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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