Assistant Town Planner - Preston
Respected Planning Consultancy
£18,000 - £25,000 p/a + Full benefits package
Are you a Graduate / Assistant Town Planner based in the North West looking to take a step forward in your career by joining a respected Planning & Development business in Preston?
Penguin are pleased to be working with a Town Planning consultancy who are looking to recruit an Assistant Town Planner with 2+ years experience to work on a wide range of projects in a variety of sectors.
The company have recently celebrated 30 years in business and work with a range of clients from major development and regeneration companies to individual members of the public. This role has arisen due to an increase workload and expanding clientbase.
The company offer a comprehensive range of services such including planning applications, development plan representations, enforcement, planning/development advice, specialist reports and appeals.
Currently our client is involved in a significant amount of residential-led developments however also work across a number of sectors including retail / commercial, leisure, industrial, energy & waste, education / care, equestrian and agriculture. These projects typically fall in the North West of England however the company have relationships throughout the UK.
The business offer a friendly, inclusive and supportive environment where you will be encouraged to grow and flourish, both personally and professionally.
-Contributing to, preparing and monitoring planning applications and appeals
-Undertaking planning research
-Compiling coherent and high quality reports
-Assisting the team of Senior Planners and Associates in their development planning projects.
-RTPI accredited degree in Town and Country Planning or an associated qualification
-MRTPI or working towards it
-2+ years planning experience (Public or Private sector)
-Be able to demonstrate a broad range of core planning skills
-Work well independently as well as within a team
-Strong report writing skills
-Excellent communication skills both written and spoken
-Competitive starting salary (Negotiable depending on experience)
-Benefits package (Including pension, a generous annual leave allowance, flexible working)
-Join a supportive and respected consultancy in the region
-Varied and exciting project profile
-A clear ladder of progression
If you would like to join a successful and supportive consultancy with the ability work alongside Directors with over 30 years experience in the market on a range of applications then this is the role for you!
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For more information on this role or other in the North West please contact me on 01792 365 101 or
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Preston, Blackpool, Lancaster, Blackburn, Burnley, Bolton, Southport, Wigan & Manchester.