Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be working with a national Property and Planning Consultancy on the hire of an Associate Town Planner to join their team in Manchester.

This is a particularly exciting time to become part of the team as they launch new growth and development initiatives. This role is a permanent position and offers a hybrid working arrangement, blending office and remote work.

The Manchester team works with a variety of clients on a true range of projects and so the incoming Associate Town Planner can expect to gain a wide range of experience in sectors such as residential, retail, commercial and renewables (but this isn’t an exhaustive list!). In addition, the Associate Town Planner will get involved in supporting junior colleagues and can help drive the company forward through business development if skilled in this area.


  • MRTPI status
  • Commensurate experience at Principal or Associate level
  • Strong project delivery experience (DM)
  • Staff mentoring experience
  • BD experience (beneficial)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to represent clients at public meetings
  • Strong professional report writing skills

The rewards:

My client attracts and retains dedicated, skilled, and enthusiastic Town Planners by fostering a collaborative culture where individuals can thrive.

In return for all your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package that includes;

  • Car/Car Allowance
  • Bonuses for performance and business generation
  • Private Medical Insurance + Cash Plan
  • Generous holiday allowance + birthday + Rapleys Wellbeing Day
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption policies
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Recognition Awards (inc long service and work anniversaries)
  • Regular social events plus annual business-wide event
  • Company Pension Scheme (to include Death in Service)

To apply:

The Director leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Associate Town Planners ASAP so please register your interest below by clicking ‘apply’.

For more information on this role or other vacancies please contact me on 01792 365 100 or

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