Penguin Recruitment

Graduate Town Planner

Liverpool, Merseyside
£20000 - £27000 per annum + negotiable depending on experience
10 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
Megan Field
Job (Function)
Town Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-established Planning and Environmental Consultancy based in Liverpool in their search to recruit a talented and ambitious Graduate Town Planner!

The company

My client's close-knit multi-disciplinary team specialise in infrastructure, primary renewable energy and wireless telecommunications and operate across both the UK and Ireland. The team provide a range of planning services that include planning applications, planning appeals, feasibility, public consultation, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and project management. The team also offer a range of bespoke planning technical services for infrastructure.

The role

The role will involve assisting the senior members of the team with a number of infrastructure applications, amongst many other tasks including the following:

  • Assist on planning applications.
  • Undertake background research, desk studies, site visits and preparing planning reports.
  • Work collaboratively with clients, colleagues, and external consultants.
  • Ability to analyse planning policy and make recommendations to clients and colleagues.
  • Liaise with Planning Authorities and other statutory bodies.
  • Attendance at meetings with clients, project teams and other stakeholders.

Candidate Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Ideally relevant post-graduate public/private sector experience.
  • Good knowledge of the UK planning system.
  • An RTPI accredited degree in a planning related field of study.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and ambitious in fast pace working environment.
  • Multi-task different projects and work activities.
  • Work well with others internally and externally.


For the ideal candidate my client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary and impressive accompanying benefits package, as well as a commitment to support you in both your personal and professional development!

For applications and more information about this opportunity, please send your up to date CV to Megan Field at or call 01792 365 104.

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