Senior Planner (Manchester)

  • Job Reference: RH/887954
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Beach Baker
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Town & Country Planning
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you a Senior level MRTPI Town Planner in the Manchester area? Are you looking to work for one of the leading planning consultancies in the country? This firm are a hugely successful and ambitious organisation with a national network of offices.

We are seeking applications from MRTPI chartered Town Planners to join one of the leading planning teams in the North West region. They have a really impressive client base of local and national housebuilders, developers, landowners, property companies, government organisations, public sector bodies and more. They work on exciting projects that tend to be large in scale giving you fantastic exposure to really innovative and a diverse range of schemes (including but not limited to residential, mixed-use, strategic (site promotion work), commercial, retail, energy and infrastructure. The team are hard-working, ambitious and hugely successful, they are one of the key names in the area.

The successful candidate will be MRTPI and have a minimum of 3 years' experience in town planning. You will have knowledge and experience in the North West planning market and be operating around the Senior Planner level (we could consider a strong Planner for the right person) and ideally be coming with some recent/current private sector experience. You should have a good understanding of local, regional and national planning policy and be confident interpreting it coupled with plenty of experience in preparing/submitting planning applications for a range of uses. You will be confident in client facing situations. Your responsibilities include:

  • Promoting large scale residential and mixed-use developments (both Brownfield and Greenfield) through the Local Development Framework and by coordinating professional teams to submit applications
  • Developing client relationships
  • Co-ordination of project teams
  • Conducting research and site appraisals on projects for our client base
  • Preparation, submission and negotiation of planning applications
  • Preparation of planning and economic statements
  • Policy representations

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, exposure to great projects, structured progression and reward as well as being part of a lovely team and office environment.

To apply for this role and to discuss it further please do not hesitate to contact Ruth Hoggett (ruth@beachbaker.co.uk). By clicking apply, please be assured that your CV will not be sent to the client until you have been fully briefed on the role and given permission for us to do so. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.