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Senior Planner

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Consultancy, Private sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Planner
Planning, Sustainability

Senior Planner

Hybrid, Leeds

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be supporting a UK leading independent Planning, environmental and agricultural consultancy in their hire of a dynamic and experienced Town Planner to their Leeds based team.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the UK's largest environmental and agricultural consultancy during an exciting period of grown. On offer to the successful candidate will be a competitive basic salary as well as a generous accompanying benefits package which includes:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Flexible working options including office based, hybrid and remote roles.
  • Regular training and career development.
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with length of service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits programme.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Salary sacrifice Electric Vehicle scheme.
  • Access to mental health support and professional financial advice.

Duties of the role:

  • Provide planning consultancy services to public, private and third-sector clients.
  • Manage planning projects to a high standard. This will involve leading on planning applications, site promotions and appeals as well as managing the financial aspect of invoicing, project budgets and contract specific financial data.
  • Preparation of planning applications, including drafting of Planning Statements, and undertaking site visits with clients/colleagues.
  • Public speaking, including at planning committees and public consultation events, where required.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Formal qualification in Town and Country Planning (Masters/Postgraduate/First Degree).
  • Full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute or to be eligible for full Chartered Membership.
  • Relevant experience/skills preferably within the private sector.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Town & Country Planning regulations and process in both planning policy and development management.

Interested? For applications, and more information regarding this opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV to Megan Field at or call 01792 365 005.

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