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Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Wales, Cardiff
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Closing date
6 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Officer, Consultant, Planner

Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be working with an independent national planning consultancy in Cardiff who are looking to expand its team through the appointment of a Senior Town Planner.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career and assist in the delivery of exceptional planning services across various sectors, including education, energy, residential, retail, major mixed-use and regeneration schemes. Our client acts for several high-profile clients, including some of the country's major land developers, contractors, universities, housebuilders and retail operators!


The successful Senior Town Planner will need to have good knowledge of planning practice, legislations and have a keen eye for detail. You will be able to drive projects forward pro-actively, with a can-do attitude and provide first rate support and strategic advice to senior members of the team.

Flexible working & support?

There is a flexible working approach with a mixture of home and office-based working for all employees. You will receive ongoing support and guidance from an experienced senior leadership team. The company is committed to providing learning and development opportunities to all and evidence this through providing regular internal/external training, CPD webinars, and events!

Requirements to apply for a Senior Town Planner role?

-RTPI degree or similar relevant qualification

-MRTPI or working towards it

-Suitable experience for a Senior Town Planner level role

-Good organisational skills and the ability to manage time and multiple projects effectively

-Strong communication skills (verbally and in written form)

-Good understanding and knowledge of the planning system

-Commercial awareness

The Rewards

-Competitive salary

-Quarterly performance-related bonus

-Car allowance

-Mobile phone allowance

-Generous pension scheme

-25 day's holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure

-Life assurance, Medical, paid RTPI fees paid and more….


The Director is ready to meet with suitable Senior Town Planners immediately so if you are excited by this opportunity and feel you meet the above criteria then please get in touch.

Please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 365 001 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
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