Town Planner - London - £25-30k + Benefits

City of London
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
30 Aug 2014
27 Sep 2014
Danielle Stallard
Job Type
Town Planner


£25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits

My client has an excellent opportunity for a Planner to join their specialised planning team in London. The consultancy has a superb history of securing planning consent for a range of clients and advising them on major developments across London and the South East.

The Town Planner will be joining a team within the multidisciplinary consultancy with a focus upon retail and commercial projects, with an impressive client base that includes major retailers, local authorities and investors. The Planner will become a crucial member of the team advising on town centre policies, undertaking sequential test assessments and retail impact assessments.

The ideal Town Planner will have previous experience of contributing significantly to retail projects, including experience of retail impact assessments and sequential tests. Ideally, the Town Planner will have a minimum of 3 years' experience and will be a chartered member of the RTPI. The Planner will be a strong communicator who is able to work both in a team and independently with the confidence to liaise with and advise clients.

Key responsibilities include:
-Preparing, submitting and monitoring planning applications
-Advising on national policy and guidance
-Liaising extensively with a varied range of clients
-Contributing to expert evidence
-Contributing to retail and town centre studies for local authorities
-Keeping up-to-date with the retail sector
-Assisting on projects across other sectors including residential, commercial and housing

This is an excellent opportunity for a Planner seeking to progress their career and undertake challenging work within the retail planning sector for a market leader. The Planner will be rewarded with a competitive salary, flexible benefit packages and ample opportunities for career progression.

Interested? For an initial, non-committal discussion about this vacancy or other opportunities in town planning, please call Danielle Stallard of Penguin Recruitment on 0121 442 0644. Alternatively, you can email your CV to:

Commutable locations: London, Southwark, Greenwich, West End, Croydon, Slough, Weybridge, Kent, Reading, Oxford, Berkshire, Hertfordshire.