Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
England, Gloucestershire
£35000 - £48000 per annum
Closing date
20 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Job title: Senior Town Planner

Location: Gloucester

Salary: Competitive

The Company

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a multi-disciplinary, planning-led Consultancy in Cheltenham on the hire of a Senior Town Planner or Principal Town Planner.

Our client has an enviable track record for delivery of successful planning applications on projects ranging from individual dwellings through to large, multi-functional schemes. The project portfolio is wide-ranging and includes renewable energy, mineral extraction/restoration, leisure, residential and rural based developments.

Key job responsibilities:
  • Assessing the potential of a site for a range of developments, identifying opportunities and constraints and advising clients as such
  • The promotion of sites for residential and commercial development through the Local Plan process
  • Preparation and coordination of planning (and associated) applications including the drafting of supporting statements
  • Liaising with internal and external technical specialties, clients and Local Planning Authorities
  • Preparation of fee proposals and management of project budgets
  • Support to more junior members of the team
  • Promote the Company and market the Company's services
  • Maintain a program of CPD
  • Undertake general office administrative duties and office housekeeping as directed
  • Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested.

To be considered for this role you must also possess;
  • Degree and/or Masters in Town or Spatial Planning
  • Chartered Member of the RTPI
  • Extensive planning experience in the public or private sector
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Project management experience including the management of budgets and invoicing
  • Team player
  • Full driving licence and use of own car.

What will you get in return?
  • Bonus
  • Private Health care
  • Company Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Other Benefits


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable candidates ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Josh Jones on 01792 365 000 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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