Senior Town Planner - East Anglia

Penguin Recruitment
£30000 - £36000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Town Planner

East Anglia - Local Authority

Temporary Contract

£30,000 - £36,000

Penguin recruitment are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a Senior Planner to join the team in a budding local authority.

Our client is a local authority in an East Anglia. They are looking for an experienced Senior Planner to join the close-knit, dynamic team as they are expanding to cope with a large increase in workload.

The role will include working under the Principal Planners, assisting them with aspects of the local plan. As the Senior Planner your main duties will include assessing and handling objections within the local plan. Your main focus will include the assessment of a number of sites throughout the county. Specifically, you will be required to provide a robust, evidence approach to future assessments supplementing the existing assessments with the significant required level of evidence.

For this role you must have a degree in Town and Country Planning. Ideally, you will hold membership of the RTPI or be close to doing so. As the Senior Planner you will hold a minimum of 5 years' planning policy experience and be confident in drafting local development documents, advising clients and the public on planning matters and have a strong knowledge of planning policy. In addition, you must have excellent communication skills and a proactive attitude.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Planner to join a close knit local authority in East Anglia on a temporary contract. You will provide expert advice on a range of planning issues, focussing on the reassessment of the local plan. In reward, you will be given an excellent salary and a chance to develop and hone your skills in a vibrant local authority.

To discuss this great opportunity in more detail please contact Jolyon Jones at or alternatively give me a call on (Apply online only) for an informal chat about all our opportunities