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Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
England, City of London, London
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant, Planner
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment is please to present a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Senior Town Planner to join an award-winning multidisciplinary practice from their London office!

My client offers a range of design and planning services with specialisms in low-energy design, ecology, heritage, and arboriculture. The team are highly skilled in navigating through the complex UK planning system, from mixed-use to development sites, to small-scale projects.

They are now looking for an experienced Town Planner to join them working on a varied caseload across a range of urban and rural sites, as part of an award-winning team. Their main office is situated in a beautiful grade 2 listed building in Oxford, however they also have a London office and are happy for the right candidate to work from this location!

The idea candidate will have a particular interest in working on the environmental and planning aspects of major and minor development projects and policy studies and will enjoy the prospect of developing their own client base. You will be self-assured, confident, and be a team player!

Candidate Requirements:
  • An RTPI-accredited planning qualification.
  • Either holding or working toward chartered membership of the RTPI.
  • Ideally 3 years post-qualification planning experience.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

What's on offer:

This position offers the opportunity to work in a beautiful riverside studio within a friendly and supportive planning team. For the ideal candidate, my client is happy to offer a competitive salary, hybrid working, cycle-to-work scheme, generous leave entitlement, and continued training and career progression opportunities. There will be an opportunity to step into a senior role and head up the teams major planning applications due to the upcoming retirement of a long-serving member of the team!

If you are an ambitious, solution-focused, team player with an interest in shaping the future of the built and natural environment through town planning, and urban and architectural design, this could be the role for you!

For applications, and more information regarding this opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV to megan field at, or call 01792 365 005.


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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