Penguin Recruitment

Town Planner

7 days left

£30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
06 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

A fantastic opportunity has been presented in the central London area for a talented Town Planner to join a prestigious multidisciplinary consultancy!

Penguin recruitment are delighted to be supporting this award-winning practice specialising in Town Planning and Architecture. This vibrant and diverse organisation is recognised as one of the top employers in the UK. The rapidly expanding planning team has won and been shortlisted for many prestigious and industry recognised awards.

The company brings together specialisms in architecture and planning to transform the built environment and how people live their lives! The company is reputed as experts in design, planning, and sustainability with particular expertise in residential development, neighbourhood place-making and mixed-use regeneration.

The Role

We are seeking applications form planners with confident communication skills, strong professional curiosity, and an instinct for client care. The ideal candidate should be self-motivating, innovative, organised, possess good negotiation skills and the have the ability to thrive under pressure.

Duties of the role

  • Responsible for preparing Planning Appraisals, Planning Statements, and other supporting material.
  • Undertaking research tasks.
  • Drafting advice letters/reports and correspondence with external agencies.
  • Date-to-day management of planning projects including liaising with other in-house and external disciplines.
  • Attendance at external project meetings.
  • First point of contact for client and consultant team members on projects.
  • Co-ordinating planning application submissions.
  • Planning CPD presentations to architectural colleagues.
  • Supporting the Head of Planning, Associate Planners and Senior Planners in all aspects of the business.

Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified to degree level (RTPI accredited).
  • Member of or working towards membership of the RTPI.
  • Previous post-qualification experience of 1+ years in the private sector ideal.
  • Knowledge of planning regulations, practices, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the London/ South-East planning environment would be advantageous.


This company is home to a lively and sociable practice who take the development and well-being of our staff seriously and offer outstanding career development opportunities. The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to work on some of the biggest schemes across London and the South-East, with constant opportunity and scope for career development!

On top of receiving a competitive salary you will receive a range of excellent benefits to include:

  • £1,000 interest free plan to assist with relocation costs.
  • Regular design reviews, CPDs and social events.
  • Simply Health scheme.
  • Insurance cover (Life Assurance; Critical Illness; Income protection).
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • And much more!


For applications, please send your up to date CV to Megan Field at, or call 01792 365 104 to discuss this opportunity and other opportunities in the Town Planning sector!

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