Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a large and highly regarded Development Consultancy on the appointment of a Principal Planner for their team in Bristol. This role will focus on energy projects and is a permanent role.

Join a company with over 20 years’ experience and a strong leadership team that is delivering excellent results. This company works with a variety of clients that includes landowners, developers, housebuilders, local authorities, estates, and private clients.

The successful Principal Planner will join a team of highly experienced experts in the energy sector covering developments ranging from solar power, battery storage, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, tidal power, energy from waste and on and offshore wind including the associated infrastructure.

The applying Principal Planner should hold/be able to demonstrate the following;

-An RTPI accredited degree or a similar relevant degree;

-MRTPI or working towards it;

-Experience in the energy sector;

-Commercial mindset;

-Enthusiastic and professional;

-Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

Salary / Benefits

-Competitive salary;

-Flexible working;

-Regular reviews;

-Contractual bonus scheme;

-7% salary contribution towards your pension in a reputable scheme;

-Generous annual leave including several gift days during the Christmas period;

-Private health insurance scheme and life assurance;

-Regular employee events – Social, CPD, fundraising, networking, conferences;

-And so much more….


If you are looking to join an established and busy practice with a great reputation in the market, this is the role for you!!

The Director is looking to meet with suitable Principal Planners ASAP so if you meet the above criteria, please contact Matt Fraser on 01792 365 001 or

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