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Senior Planner

Penguin Recruitment
West Yorkshire, England, Leeds
£35000 - £50000 per annum + + bens
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Officer, Consultant, Planner
Senior Executive

Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be working with a national, multi-disciplinary consultancy (an employee owned company) in Leeds on the hire of a Senior Planner.

Our client is a well established consultancy with an experienced planning and landscape team, and able to draw on the environmental expertise across the Group. The Planning team has developed excellent relationships with its expanding client base and has a significant pipeline of exciting projects to deliver!

As a Senior Planner, you will be part of a busy planning team, handling a varied range of planning applications for both strategic and immediate projects. Projects will be varied however predominantly energy infrastructure led, with some waste management, mineral and commercial schemes.

The role offers a broad range of responsibility for all aspects of the development process including planning policy and appraisal work, land promotion, provision of planning consultancy services, along with detailed development management and project delivery.

You will be required to co-ordinate, and prepare planning applications and environmental impact assessments, develop relationships with clients, local authorities, stakeholders and local communities.

You will also be required to manage sub-consultants, undertake site appraisals, and provide strategic and tactical planning advice to clients at senior levels. You will be working closely with other Town Planners and Landscape Architects, and help manage and deliver new projects as part of planned growth.

The successful applicant will ideally be RTPI qualified with a Degree / Masters planning qualification, a robust knowledge of the planning system, and experience gained preferably in the energy, waste, minerals commercial and residential sectors.

Why Apply?

On top of joining a large and established consultancy, there is flexible working options (part-time or full-time). You will also receive a competitive starting salary reflecting the market + access to the company's benefits scheme.


The Director leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable Senior Planners asap so please express 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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