Penguin Recruitment

£25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits package

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a successful and highly regarded Land & Property Consultancy with offices across the UK on the hire of a Town Planner to thier office in Shrewsbury.

Your clients will be a diverse mix of householders, farmers, developers, investors and landed estates. Projects can therefore span from self-build houses and farm buildings to urban extensions and solar farms!

Day to day duties and responsibilities include liaising with architects and surveyors in house, as well as with other members of the planning team. Your role will encompass research, report writing, site visits, plan preparation and the management of small applications. In addition to your own caseload of projects, you will help senior colleagues deliver larger developments.


⦁ Undergraduate degree in Town Planning or a related subject
⦁ Working towards membership of the RTPI
⦁ Experience in a relevant planning discipline, either public sector or private sector is preferable
⦁ Confident manner and willingness to learn from others
⦁ Excellent written English and problem-solving abilities
⦁ Calm and confident manner, able to act swiftly on instructions
⦁ Driving licence and access to a vehicle

Why Apply?

You will have the opportunity to manage your own caseload of projects, and to develop specialist skills in areas you find particularly interesting. What’s more, our client will offer an excellent salary for the right candidate reflective of skills, qualifications and experience.

From a benefits perspective, you qualify and benefit from a discretionary performance related profit sharing scheme and further benefits such as 33 days annual leave, Your Birthday Off, RTPI fees paid & funded attendance at relevant CPD events. In addition you access an Employee Assistance Programme which includes a health plan and annual flu jab vouchers etc with the ability to join a private healthcare scheme on a contributory basis.


The hiring manager leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Town Planners ASAP so please register your interest below by clicking ‘apply’.

For more information on this role or other vacancies in the region please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

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