Town Planner / Senior Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a dynamic and renowned Planning Consultancy in their hire of a talented and ambitious Town Planner to their Cardiff based team of professionals.

The growing team currently have a pipeline of wide, varied, and interesting work including complex and high-profile projects across Wales and the UK, from single bespoke architecturally designed dwellings, through to strategic sites. They have a track record of achieving results through planning applications and appeals.

They are now looking to expand further with the addition of an ambitious and hard-working Town Planner who is looking for quick professional progression and access to an exciting portfolio of projects!

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prepare, review, and edit, reports and plans relating to a variety of projects.
  • Process planning applications from individuals and organisations.
  • Liaise directly with the client, local authority officers, statutory consultees and other parties involved in the planning process.
  • Work with and co-ordinate the work of other professionals, such as architects, landscape architects, civil engineers, construction managers and surveyors.
  • Knowledge of the legal issues associated with land use planning.
  • Attend at meetings and appeals.

Candidate Requirements:

  • MRTPI accredited degree in Town Planning or relevant subject.
  • RTPI Membership, or eligibility.
  • Public or private sector Planning experience, within Development Management advantageous.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiastic approach to work!

Why Apply?

For the ideal candidate, my client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary, as well as an impressive benefits package. As part of this team every individual is supported and encouraged to have exposure to clients, finance, and marketing. The position offers excellent potential for progression, through supported learning and development, helping every individual to realise their full potential. The role is mainly office based, however my client can offer flexible hours ad-hoc!


For applications and more information regarding this opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV to, or call 01792 365 005.

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