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Associate Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Full benefits package!
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Officer, Planner
Consultancy, Housing, Property
Senior Executive

Job Details

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-established Property Consultancy in Manchester on the hire of an Associate Town Planner.

The company has four planning teams strategically placed throughout the UK and employs around 100 planning and development team members.

As an Associate within the team, you will support the Head of the North West Planning teams in the implementation of the business plan through managing and developing client relationships, contributing to business development assignments, managing clients' assignments, representing the office/ team in the market.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the creation and implementation of a plan to develop a client portfolio
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with existing clients, with a particular focus on delivering a contract with the Ministry of Justice
  • Develop strategic relationships with new clients and actively look for new business opportunities
  • Strengthen the integrated portfolio by building links across business groups and global office network and working collaboratively to generate new instructions, pool expertise and provide advice
  • Proactively target new business and revenue opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Lead and co-ordinate the work of team on client projects; prioritise activities and delegate on the basis of appropriate expertise and development needs of team tools

This is an opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual who wants the opportunity to develop their career to the next level. You will be used to working in a fast-paced environment, with strong client relationship skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

The successful candidate is expected to hold relevant qualifications and experience, commensurate to an Associate Town Planner. You must have excellent written and communication skills and be a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Salary / Benefits

Our client is known for fostering a culture of inclusion that embraces the unique strengths, perspectives, and experiences of all employees. They firmly believe that diversity enhances their team's capabilities, leading to improved decision-making, innovation, and business out comes.

In return for your commitment and hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive starting salary, a strong benefits package, a varied workload and an experienced leadership team for support!


If you are looking to join an established and busy company with a great reputation in the market, this is the role for you!

The Director is looking to meet with suitable candidates ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Matt Fraser 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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Company info
0121 442 0646
166B Alcester Road
166B Alcester Road
West Midlands
B13 8HS

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