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Associate Director

Penguin Recruitment
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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Full Time
Director / Head / VP

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Associate Director - Sheffield And Leeds

Due to continuing growth, my client is looking for qualified and experienced Town Planners to join the planning team. The successful candidate will be based in either the Sheffield or Leeds office.

Role and Responsibilities

As an Associate Director you will work semi-autonomously, under the supervision of Directors. You will lead on projects and engage in both development management and development plan / policy work. This will include, but is not limited to, managing planning applications of all scales, planning appeals, Local Plan representations, site promotion, Local Plan Examination and public inquiry work.

With excellent stakeholder management skills, you will also be offered a high degree of client interface and the opportunity to attend networking events in order to grow your personal contacts and promote the company. You should be self-motivated and will be excited by the prospect of developing your own client base and making a real contribution to the growth of the business.

You will also be expected to assist Directors with the day-to-day management of the office and supervise junior members of the planning team.


We are looking for qualified Town Planners ideally with at least 8 - 10 years professional experience (in either private or public sector). Candidates should have a postgraduate qualification in Planning and be a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

Salary and Benefits

My client can offer flexible and competitive salary and benefits including; pension, bonus scheme and private healthcare. Candidates will be considered on a full or part-time basis.


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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