Associate Town Planner - (award-winning practice)

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits
12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
CJ Obi
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Consultant, Officer, Planner

Osborne Richardson are delighted to be working exclusively with a highly-regarded and creative multi-disciplinary consultancy, that deliver inspirational schemes across the north of England and the Midlands. The company are now seeking an Associate Town Planner to join their team. Applicants are expected to have at least five years experience and also to be members of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

- Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions
- 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
- Participating in public enquires
- Assisting 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 and management
- Working knowledge of planning appeal procedures
- Preparation of proofs 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 £40,000 - £55,000 depending on experience. You will also receive excellent additional benefits.


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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