Senior Planner

Penguin Recruitment are pleased to be supporting the UKs most successful land promoter on their hire of an ambitious Senior Planner to their Northwest based team!

As Senior Planner you will work within the Planning & Projects department on local planning permissions and promoting major strategic sites and will be involved with forming the planning strategy for sites and implementing once agreed. You will regularly act as Lead Planner, working under a Planning Director as project lead!

Day to date duties will include:

  • Supporting the Planning Directors, Planning Mangers and Senior Project Managers as required, but also a wider brief on planning matters as requested by senior colleagues.
  • Producing well researched and presented reports and representations to assist in the promotion of sites and/or preparing reports to accompany the submission of planning applications.
  • Attending meetings and interviews with prospective landowners and agents to help secure new sites for the business to then promote.
  • Assisting planners and graduate planners within your team with any queries they may have in a positive and constructive manner.

Candidate Requirements:

We are seeking applications from candidates who hold a planning degree with eligibility for RTPI Membership, with extensive planning experience, either public or private sector. Ideally you will have experience on Section 106 agreements, and experience promoting sites through the Local Plan and planning application process! You will have strong organisational and communication skills, effective time management, and the ability to build rapport and relationships.

Why apply?

For the ideal candidate, my client is happy to offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, and a generous benefits package which includes private medical insurance, generous holiday entitlement, family friendly policies and a choice of other flexible benefits!

For applications:

Please send your up-to-date CV to Megan Field at, and call 01792 365 005 to discuss this opportunity further!

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