Principal Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to present a fantastic opportunity for a Principal level Town Planner to join an independent town planning consultancy based in Hampshire!

The high-quality team of professionals provide advice across most property sectors with current projects encompassing work within the residential, commercial, leisure, energy, and heritage sectors.

Their projects range from substantial high-profile developments to smaller but complex proposals, with a similarly diverse range of clients ranging from large national developers and property operators through to land estates, regional organisations, and private individuals.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading planning consultancy that is dedicated to developing its staff and to providing an excellent service to its clients. The practice is busy and is growing so successful candidates will have the real opportunity to progress professionally and enjoy excellent employee benefits as well as a competitive salary!

Role responsibilities…

The role of Principal Planner will include dealing with a wide range of planning work, while working independently, developing, and managing client relationships, and the responsibility of business development activity and achieving self-sufficiency in work generation. You will also play a role in monitoring junior staff in their professional development.

Candidate Requirements…

We are seeking candidates with the following attributes and qualifications:

  • MRTPI or working towards membership.
  • Private sector experience desirable.
  • Well organised and able to manage own and other’s time effectively to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to produce own work and review the work of others to ensure high quality and a good level of accuracy.
  • Self-motivated, confident, and driven with a desire for continued personal development.
  • Committed and able to build strong client relationships and provide great service.
  • Excellent communicator with clients, colleagues, and other consultants.


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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