Penguin Recruitment

Town Planner | Manchester

Greater Manchester, Manchester
£27000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
30 Sep 2021
28 Oct 2021
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

Town Planner | Manchester

Are you a dynamic and creative Town Planner who is seeking a new opportunity? My client is an award-winning environmental consultancy that provides planning, impact assessment, landscape design, ecology, and geospatial services to a wide range of public and private sector clients!

This dynamic company has been established for over 55 years, with over 190 skilled professionals. The successful candidate would join a team of 50 planners and work out of the Manchester office.

They are currently seeking an enthusiastic Planner to join their dynamic and friendly team! The role will see the successful candidate contributing to development projects and involving themselves in all stages of the planning process, from business development and drafting proposals to project completion.

My client works across a range of sectors including housing and mixed-use development, minerals and waste planning, renewable energy, infrastructure, primary, secondary and tertiary education, health, agriculture and forestry development, and sport and recreation!

General Duties

  • Advising clients on the feasibility of projects.
  • Pre-application advice.
  • Preparing and submitting planning applications.
  • Responding to development proposals and plans.
  • Environmental Impact Assessments of development projects and reviewing Environmental Statements.

Candidate Requirements

  • RTPI accredited Planning degree or relevant academic qualification.
  • 2+ years previous experience.
  • Development experience desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work from own initiative as well as part of a dynamic team.

My client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary as well as an impressive benefits package! The role includes the opportunity to share and participate actively in the management and ownership of the business through the Employee Ownership Trust, which places full ownership of the company with the employees!

For applications, please send your up to date CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104 for more information on this role and similar roles in the Town Planning sector.

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