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Principal Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
England, York, North Yorkshire
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Closing date
3 Jan 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Education, Housing, Leisure/Tourism, Planning
Officer, Consultant, Planner
Senior Executive

Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting an independent planning and design consultancy on the hire of a Principal Town Planner to their team in York. This is a permanent and full-time position.

Our client specialising in town planning and urban design and has a growing reputation for achieving results and producing high-quality and deliverable schemes. The leaders of the business hold substantial experience across the private and public sectors.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and commercially minded Principal Planner to join the growing team. The successful candidate will report to the Directors, though also work independently on a broad range of planning projects to influence and deliver schemes throughout the UK of all types and scales, across residential, employment, retail and leisure sectors.

The successful candidate should have excellent technical skills and knowledge of the planning system and be able to demonstrate a successful track record of delivering planning permissions of varying scales across a broad range of development sectors. The successful candidate should also have the ability to forge strong relationships with clients and other professional contacts.

Salary / Benefits

In return, enjoy competitive remuneration and a friendly and supportive working environment.


If you are looking to join an established and growing practice with a great reputation in the market, this is the role for you!

The Director is looking to meet with suitable candidates ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Matt Fraser 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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0121 442 0646
166B Alcester Road
166B Alcester Road
West Midlands
B13 8HS
United Kingdom

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