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Planner / Senior Planner Manchester

  • Location:

    Manchester, Manchester

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JN -032022-76419_1656081341

  • Published:

    24 June 2022

  • Expiry date:

    23 August 2022

  • Start date:


Planner / Senior Planner

A client with a fantastic reputation UK wide is seeking an experienced Planner to work on an array of interesting projects across the region. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Planner to join a knowledgeable and hardworking team. Our client offers a competitive remuneration package that is open to negotiation alongside the opportunity for further career growth and progression within the company.

Main Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Working as part of an experienced and driven team to deliver outstanding advice on a wide range of development projects and planning issues.

Providing first-rate support to more senior members of the team on major, complex projects.

The preparation and submission of applications for planning permission, for the approval of Reserved Matters, for the approval of details required by condition and for other consents including advertisement consent and heritage consents

The preparation and submission of representations responding to development plan and similar consultations

The preparation of Reports, Briefing Notes, Hearing Statements, Instructions to Counsel, Proofs of Evidence etc; diligent and sensitive liaison with local planning authorities and stakeholders

Regular and frequent reporting to the Client

The undertaking of negotiations on behalf of the Client enabling achievement of optimum outcomes

Adherence to agreed programmes for the delivery of project outputs and advice

Regular and frequent assessment of risks which might impact upon meeting Client objectives

Assisting with the coaching and mentoring of more junior members of the team.

Assisting with the implementation of the Team's Business Plan (i.e. helping grow the business through a variety of practice development activities)

The successful candidate will be:

A member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with at least 2 years post-qualification experience

Inquisitorial and a problem solver

Highly analytical and numerate

A good verbal communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

A good writer

Ambitious and enthusiastic

Experienced in both development management and development plan processes

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate. Please get in touch with Charlotte Scott-Hill on 02074782529 or cscotthill@cobaltrecruitment.com to discuss the position further.