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Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Architecture, Planning, Urban Design
Senior Executive

Job Details

The Company

The client, one of the largest independent Architecture, Town Planning, Masterplanning Consultancies, is looking for a talented Senior Town Planner to join the team in Leeds. They are a multi-disciplinary who specialise in a various project across Leisure, Commercial, Residential, Renewables, Educational, Land-promotion and Mixed-Used sectors!

The Successful candidate will have excellent opportunities for career development and to demonstrate leadership, decisiveness, pragmatism, communication, and management skills. In addition, experience working in a multidisciplinary team with Urban Designers/Masterplanners is extremely beneficial, and they're looking for someone who has experience in Land Promtion and Long-term Planning Policy.

The Position as a Senior Town Planner
  • You would be expected to provide accurate and professional planning advice and services in relation to strategic planning policy matters.
  • The Senior Planner is also expected to undertake some Business Development activities and play an active role in growing the portfolio of projects.
  • Conducting research and undertaking planning appraisals to establish the development of potential of sites.
  • Managing associated external consultant team.
  • Attending site visits and client meetings

What is on offer for a Senior Town Planner?
  • Attractive salary.
  • Training and career development.
  • A flexible benefits programme provided.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Increased annual leave entitlement with length of service.
  • Excellent reputation in the market as being a good employer.
  • Access to mental health support and professional financial advice.
  • Career progression.

Essential Criteria for the candidate as a Senior Town Planner
  • RTPI accredited town planning degree or relevant.
  • Previous relevant consultancy experience - Land Promotion & Long-Term Planning Policy
  • MRTPI qualified.
  • Have good communication and an enthusiastic mentality.
  • Ability to work independently and within the supporting team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-faced environment
  • UK driving licence.


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable Senior Town Planners ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Tamzin Warren-Vimpany on 01792 957385 or at We have many more vacancies available on our website at

This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.


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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