Penguin Recruitment


Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
29 Jul 2021
26 Aug 2021
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time


Penguin Recruitment are proud to present an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Town Planner to join one of the leading UK Land & Planning Promotors, with a focus on a strategic land promotion!

My client is looking for an enthusiastic Town Planner to join their dynamic and forward-thinking planning team. This is a position that has a lot of creative freedom and requires a Planner who is self-motivated with an enthusiastic can-do attitude!

Candidate Requirements

My client is looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking, and talented Town Planner to join the team in tackling some of the UK's toughest projects. This is an extremely rewarding role, and my client is looking for a candidate who embodies the following:

  • Must hold a Planning degree or equivalent qualification in a relative Planning field.
  • Have 3-5 years' experience in a Town Planning related role.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • A personal ethos of commitment to progressing the Town Planning sector.
  • Previous experience locally in Leeds/Yorkshire Area.

Duties of the role

  • Working on Large-scale to Small-scale developments, including some of the UK's most difficult and diverse projects.
  • Liaise with landowners, developers, local authorities, communities, and other parties to bring forward development opportunities.
  • Undertake systematic planning research and site searching of development opportunities with owners, agents, and advisors.
  • Negotiate satisfactory S106 agreements and planning conditions to achieve satisfactory planning consent.
  • Project manage new and existing development schemes through the planning process.
  • Identification of new scheme opportunities.
  • Planning and promotion of land development schemes.

What's on offer?

  • A competitive starting salary!
  • An impressive benefits package!
  • The opportunity to grow as a professional through exposure to exciting projects!
  • A commitment to professional development through continued training and support!
  • A commitment to equal opportunity and a positive, driven working environment!

Interested? For applications, or more information about this role and other Town Planning Roles, please send your CV to Megan Field at - 01792 365 104.

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