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Principal Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Hampshire, England, Southampton
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Full benefits package
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Officer, Consultant, Planner

Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is proud to be supporting a highly respected Planning Consultancy in Southampton on the hire of a Principal Town Planner. This is a permanent position.

The company has gained an excellent reputation across the South Coast for delivering a wide range of schemes in the residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality sectors. Clients include national, regional and local housebuilders, Homes England, LPA's, hotels, care operators, commercial property investors, local businesses and home owners.

In this role, you will support your clients by offering a range of services to your clients such as planning appraisals and advice, local plan site promotion, planning applications, pre-applications and Section 106 agreements.

You will also prepare, coordinate and submit planning appeals including public inquiries. Part of the role will involve advising on planning enforcement, including appeals and/or negotiation, 'permitted development' and related issues including Prior Approval applications and heritage matters.

In order to apply, you should hold a Town Planning (or related) qualification, MRTPI (or close to submitting), Private sector experience (essential), development management understanding. Applicants should have strong communication skills, be ambitious, dedicated and with the ability to travel and meet clients (when and where required).

In return, our client offers a strong remuneration package and benefits package that includes a generous starting salary, hybrid working and free parking!

To apply!

If you are interested in joining a busy and respected Planning Consultancy in Southampton where you would lead interesting and complex projects alongside a hugely experienced team then this is the role for you!

The Director leading this recruitment is keen to meet with interested senior level Town Planners immediately so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 341 104 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

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