Associate Town Planner - Leeds

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits
30 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
CJ Obi
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with an award-winning planning and design 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

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 and a range of reports
  • 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)
  • Knowledge of public engagement practices
  • Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment

Desirable experience:

  • Environmental statements coordination
  • Public appeals
  • Preparation of proof of evidence


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 £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 @