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Planner | Senior Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Chester, Cheshire, England
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Job Title: Planner | Senior Planner

Location: Chester

Salary: Attractive salary + Strong benefits package

The Company:

Typically, the role of planning consultant will involve working on a variety of projects, supporting senior staff on project work, providing direct client advice on sites/projects, drafting reports and planning submissions (site assessments, policy notes, applications, development plan representations, and Environmental Statements) and assisting with the management of the team's caseload.

  • Assisting senior staff in driving large projects forward
    * Managing smaller planning applications
    * Undertaking research and analysis
    * Preparing planning appraisals of land, buildings and concepts.
    * Preparing planning reports and planning applications
    * Liaising with planning officers, employees of consultee organisations and third parties
    * Liaising and cultivating good relationships with clients, colleagues and fellow professionals
    * Developing creative and original solutions
    * Taking responsibility for smaller projects from the earliest stages through to completion
    * Remaining informed about documents relating to planning policy and practice
    * Attending external events and providing presentations

Why should you apply?

Attractive salary
Strong benefits package
Excellent reputation in the market as being a good employer
Good work/life balance with flexible working arrangement
Fantastic opportunity to build upon experiences and skillsets
Varied portfolio of work

Qualities & attributes

  • Applicants should be degree-qualified in a relevant field with a genuine interest and enthusiasm in planning
    * Strong understanding of the principles of planning
    * A problem-solver
    * Adept at presentations and technical writing
    * Great communicator
    * Creative thinker


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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0121 442 0646
166B Alcester Road
166B Alcester Road
West Midlands
B13 8HS
United Kingdom

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