Associate Planner - (Flexible-working) - Manchester

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
24 May 2017
21 Jun 2017
CJ Obi
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with one of the leading independent planning and development consultancies in the North West. The company are involved in a wide range of projects from small householder applications to large-scale schemes. 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
- Attend public enquires
- Participate in winning fees

It is essential that candidates have:

- Proven planning experience of at least 5 years, from the public or private sector
- Good network of contacts
- Good professional writing skills
- Ability to present reasoned advice in formal and informal environments
- Experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications
- Ability to manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination (with sub-consultants)
- Experience with fee proposals
- Knowledge of public engagement practices
- Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment


This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and 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 £40,000 - £55,000 depending on experience.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now. Alternatively you can call me for an informal discussion about it - 0207 291 1150
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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