Graduate Planner / Sheffield / National Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment
£16000 - £18000/annum APC support and benefits
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Student Planner - Sheffield

National Multi-disciplinary Consultancy

Salary: £Negotiable dependant on experience (Guide of £16,000 - £18,000 p/a)

Penguin are excited to be representing a national planning and development consultancy who, as part of a strategic growth plan are looking to recruit a Student Planner to their Sheffield Office as part of their Strategic Planning Research Unit (SPRU).

In this role, you will be based in Sheffield but will work nationally, providing advice and guidance to all offices and clients across the country. The work load is based on providing demographic and economic research to support planning applications and proposed allocations. It will also include you providing advice to developers and Local Planning Authorities with respect to the production of development plans.

Recent work has concentrated on the production of evidence on the five year housing land supply assessments, the objectively assessed need for housing, the economic impact of development proposals, including local plan examination and planning inquiry appearances in relation to these matters.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include:

-Working to the direction of senior members of the SPRU and report accordingly;

-Tasks set will vary according to circumstances. These will range from personal responsibility for individual projects; to the completion of discreet projects and tasks as directed as part of the wider professional team.

The company offers a competitive starting salary and a strong benefits package. In addition, you will be working in a large network of Planners with many years experience in supporting junior Planners to the early stages for your career!

In order to apply you will hold / demonstrate;

-At least to be on course to pass your third year of study with a minimum MPlan stage average of 2:2 and ideally be student members of the RTPI or equivalent.

-Able to demonstrate a high level of numeracy and experience of using Microsoft Excel and statistical analysis in a planning or research environment.

-Ability to prepare clear and concise reports and be able to convey planning issues in a succinct way

-A full driving license is desirable

Interested in this role?

To be considered, please click on the link below to apply. For more information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on (Apply online only).

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Sheffield, Leeds, Huddersfield, Doncaster, Scunthorpe, Lincoln, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield and Chesterfield