Associate Planner - Wakefield

England, West Yorkshire, Wakefield
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
04 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
CJ Obi
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with an independent planning and architecture company, who offer effective urban related solutions. Our client is looking for a driven Associate to play a key role in fostering growth within their office.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

- Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions and appeals
- Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and adhering to time limits
- Maintaining a good understanding of policies relating to residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, as well as environmental statements
- Participate in public enquires
- Assist with proof reading
- Demonstrating fee-winning and business generating capability (you do not have to guarantee that you can bring clients with you)

It is essential that candidates have:

- Proven planning experience of at least 5 years, from the public or private sector
- Good professional writing skills with an ability to provide clear advice
- Experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications
- Ability to manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination (with sub-consultants)
- Knowledge of public engagement practices
- Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Planner to propel their career to the next level, while being entrusted to work flexible hours. Our client is offering a very competitive salary package - circa £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now. Alternatively you can call me for an informal discussion about it - 07894229847

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please do send your CV to me (CJ Obi) - cj @

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