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Job Ref:  204615880
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Northampton
Post Code:  NN1
Salary:  £30000 - £40000/annum Benefits package
04/10/2016 02:59
Penguin: Supporting Town, Transport & Environmental Planners since 2008

Senior Town Planner - Northampton

Strategic Land business - commercial property experts

£30,000 - £40,000 + full benefits package

The opportunity

Penguin are working with an established and expanding strategic land business who due to exceptional growth across their Midlands and North West offices are looking to appoint a Senior Planner to their Head office in Northampton.

The company has an existing portfolio comprising over 1,500 acres of strategic land holdings with an expected development value of over £2 billion, which is expected to receive planning consent for over 30 million sq ft of primarily logistics property over the next four years. In addition, the company has a significant portfolio of current development projects.

The role would include you working with the exiting team on industrial, warehouse, distribution, offices, leisure and retail projects of varying sizes and complexities, taking them from acquisition to disposal.

Key duties

The position has a demanding workload and the candidate will be working alongside a talented close-knit team on a range of existing planning projects throughout the UK. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

* Experience working on projects across the industrial, warehouse, distribution, offices, leisure and retail sectors taking projects from acquisition to disposal.
* The ability to work both in a team and independently and deliver to challenging deadlines is essential.
* Commitment and a positive approach towards development and strong communication skills to confidently deliver key project messages to a wide audience.
* Confidence to liaise with landowners, local authorities and stakeholders throughout the planning process.
* An ability to provide well reasoned and independent reviews of planning prospects of potential new development sites.

Job requirements

This role is ideally suited to someone looking to develop their careers in an established and expanding strategic land business. The successful individual will hold;

-RTPI accredited degree and/or masters

-A minimum of 5-6 years' experience, preferably within the Private Sector (Consultancy or Land Promoter)

-Membership of the RTPI beneficial, but not essential.

-Previous industrial, warehouse, distribution, offices, leisure or retail experience

The reward

-Competitive starting salary & benefits package

-Join a growing and established business in Northamptonshire

-Varied and exciting project profile

-Clear career development opportunities

-Ongoing support and training

To apply

This role offers a highly competitive package with opportunities for career progression. The Director leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Senior 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 (Apply online only) or

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Rugby, Corby, Kettering, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Daventry, Market Harborough.

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