Penguin Recruitment is working with a highly regarded private consultancy on the hire of a Senior Town Planner for their team in Birmingham. This is a permanent position.

In this role, you will prepare, submit and manage planning applications and the promotion of sites for allocation in Local Plans, but also includes the preparation of planning appraisals and the provision of advice on compulsory purchase matters. Clients include urban residential developers, housebuilders, affordable housing providers, land promoters, retail operators, industrial and commercial developers, asset managers, investors, universities, schools, Government agencies and Government departments, amongst others. You will play an important role in project teams working on fascinating, complex development proposals.

As a multi-disciplinary consultancy, you will have opportunities to collaborate with other parts of the business and provide town planning advice to support property valuations, disposals and acquisitions, and asset enhancement projects being led by other divisions.

In order to apply you should hold a relevant degree and MRTPI status with an appropriate level of experience to take on a Senior Town Planner position. It is expected you will have a sound understanding of the development management and policy processes. Naturally, you should be a good communicator with strong report-writing skills and a keen eye for detail.

Let’s cut to the chase – why should you apply?

Our client offers an excellent foundation to build a thoroughly fruitful and enjoyable career. This starts with pleasant office spaces and strong leadership to a strong starting salary and fully comprehensive benefits package. Flexible working is in play and you can expect to work 2-3 days in the office and therefore work 2-3 days from home. Opportunities for progression is very much available and the company will provide you with clear KPI’s to achieve promotion (with associated increwased benefits!).

What next?

If you are interested in the above role and company and would like to put your name forward, please contact Matt Fraser on 01792 365 001 or

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