Job Title: Planner

Location: Ashby

The Company:

Penguin recruitment is delighted to be supporting a property consultancy who are looking to hire a Planner. Sitting within the Infrastructure Planning Team, you will be working closely with colleagues across the 800 people strong business to identify cross-divisional opportunities and develop new client relationships. You will also take the lead on interesting and innovative planning projects compromising a varied workload from renewable energy projects such as solar parks, utilities, hydrogen and infrastructure projects.

Duties will include:

  • Manage and prioritise your own caseload
  • Deliver high quality work and service to the client
  • Preparation of initial site reviews and site-specific strategies
  • Delivering bespoke advice to clients
  • Preparation, submission, and management of planning applications including preparing reports relating to a variety of projects
  • Building strong working relationships and project managing other professionals, such as architects, landscape, highways, drainage, and ecology consultants
  • Engaging positively with clients, Planning Officers, members of the public, Councillors and other statutory bodies
  • Attending and leading project meetings
  • Negotiation to secure best possible outcomes for the client
  • Supporting team members with advice, sharing workloads, and working on same projects
  • Managing budgets, time recording and invoicing

The successful candidate will have…

  • Ideally MRTPI qualified or close to submission
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Good understanding of IT and Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent time/work management
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan and meet deadlines
  • Good understanding of the planning market


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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