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Assistant Planner | Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester
£26000 - £34000 per annum
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Planner | Planner

Location: Manchester

Salary: Attractive salary + Strong benefits package

The Company

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting an independent Planning Consultancy whose close-knit team is seeking an Assistant Planner or Planner.

The Position

In this role, you will provide planning, development, and regeneration consultancy advice to both public and private sector clients on all aspects of planning which include retail, residential, leisure and general urban regeneration.

The Candidate

The client is seeking applications from candidates who hold a degree or equivalent in a Town Planning related field of study. Ideally the candidate will have demonstratable previous experience in a similar role. The ability to adapt and think on your feet, as well as to hit the ground running is essential.

Key responsibilities

As a planning consultant you are likely to have a combination of the following responsibilities:
  • Preparing and submitting planning applications, appeals and pre-application enquiries
  • Undertaking and assisting in the preparation of information for community engagement, committee meetings and public examinations
  • Conducting research and undertaking planning appraisals to establish the development of potential of sites
  • Researching and designing planning policies to guide development
  • Writing high quality reports with recommendations
  • Communicating with all stakeholders involved in the planning process
  • Attending site visits and client meetings

  • Town Planning related Degree
  • Relevant experience in the public or private sector

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

Interested? (…and who wouldn't be?!)

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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