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Principal Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Leeds, England, West Yorkshire
£45000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist / Consultant

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Job Title: Principal Town Planner

Location: Leeds

Hybrid Working

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a global leading multi-disciplinary consultancy whose growing Leeds based team is looking to recruit an ambitious Principal Town Planner!

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of Town Planning specialists working on providing planning and environmental support on major UK projects for a range of clients, and delivery of schemes for new homes and supporting infrastructure on a range of complex sites.

As well as agricultural research and consultancy, ADAS provides ecology, arboriculture, archaeology, planning, and landscape services to a growing base of clients working across multiple sectors.

Experience required:
  • A full driving licence will be required as will the need for flexible working with regard to type of work, timing and location.
  • Formal qualification in Town and Country Planning (Masters/Postgraduate/First Degree).
  • Full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or to be eligible for full Chartered Membership.
  • Relevant experience/skills preferably within the private sector.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations and process in both planning policy and development management.

  • Provide planning consultancy services to public, private and third-sector clients.
  • Manage planning projects to a high standard. This will involve leading on planning applications, site promotions and appeals as well as managing the financial aspect of invoicing, project budgets and contract specific financial data.
  • Review and comment on technical reports.
  • Preparation of planning applications, including drafting of Planning Statements and undertaking site visits with clients/colleagues.
  • Liaison and communication with technical consultants, statutory consultees and Planning Officers.
  • Public speaking, including at planning committees and public consultation events, where required.

Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on relevant experience.
  • Pension contribution.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible benefits


If you are looking for new opportunities within Town Planning or Land across the UK, please feel free to give me a ring on 01792362010 or email


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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