How to Apply

This guidance contains important information to help with your application:

  • Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter (no more than two sides of A4 in length aligned to the person specification). Please also include your contact details.
  • Please ensure all gaps in employment and education history are fully explained on your CV; we may wish to verify this information during the recruitment process.
  • Please ensure that you address the key requirements as set out in the person specification. These competencies will be used as part of the sifting and assessment process.
  • Please return your application by the closing date – no applications will be accepted once the long listing process has begun.

To make a formal application, please click into the relevant ‘Apply’ link below. This will take you to the online application form.

Planning Team Leader: Apply
Principal Planner: Apply
Senior Planner/Planning Officer: Apply

The following timetable sets out key dates in our recruitment process. Please ensure that you mention in your covering letter if any of these dates present you with a problem.

Date Activity
21st October Closing date for applications
29th October & 1st November Final Panel Interview


If you have any questions or would like a confidential discussion with a Penna consultant, please contact Matthew Lees on Tel: 0203 849 2792 or Emaill: matthew.lees@penna.com