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Planner | Senior Planner

England, Lancashire, Chorley
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Property Development

Job Title: Planner | Senior Planner - Client Side

Location: Chorley

Penguin Recruitment delighted to be supporting a land promoter in the North West who are looking for an experienced planner or senior planner to join the land and development team. My client has an extensive land portfolio with a strong appetite to continue to grow the business and add a planner or senior planner to play a key role in helping to drive the business forward. The key focus will be on strategic land promotion - for both our owned stock and that of our landowner partners - and identifying and assessing new opportunities.

As part of the Land and Development Team the successful candidate will be expected to have good knowledge and experience of the planning system and planning promotion, be that via local plan promotion and / or planning applications and appeals.

If you are looking for a new challenge and would like to get involved in all aspects of strategic land promotion, this is the opportunity for you!

Key Roles & Responsibilities

The key responsibilities shall include:

  • Site search and planning appraisals for new opportunities
  • Manage the planning promotion of existing and new sites through the planning system including local plan promotion, planning applications and appeals
  • Manage the consultant team throughout the planning promotion of each project
  • Liaise with local planning authorities during the course of planning applications
  • Advise and negotiate Section 106 Agreements
  • Attend planning committee meetings and present where required
  • Manage relationships with promotion partners and landowners
  • Provide planning support during the disposal process

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ideally 3-5 years post MRTPI accreditation
  • Experience of working in a planning role; be it for the public sector or a developer, promoter or consultancy
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work to tight timescales and use initiative to manage workload
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Possession of driving license

What you get

  • Annual salary of £40,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
  • Company car
  • 25 days holiday
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance


The hiring manager is looking to meet with suitable candidates ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Josh Jones on 01792 362 010 or

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