Head of Planning - Manchester - Niche private sector opening

Recruiter
Penguin Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£50000 per annum + Bonus + Company Car
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Planning - Manchester - Exciting Niche private sector opening

£50k + Excellent bonus scheme + Pension + Healthcare

An exciting opening has arisen in Manchester City Centre for an experienced Town Planner to join a Niche Planning Consultancy.

My client is well known in the North West and has offices across the UK. Their services include Landscape Architecture, Environmental, Engineering and Town Planning. Their Planning department work on a wide range of sectors which include Leisure, Residential, Retail and Commercial projects. Given the amount of retained business they have, they are seeking an experience Planner to join as soon as possible to manage and grow this part of the business.

The ideal candidate will have;

* Full MRTPI membership or due to become a member shortly
* A minimum of 7 years planning experience, ideally within the private sector
* An excellent knowledge of the local area, planning policies and procedures
* Exposure to a wide variety of planning applications, preferably within the leisure schemes
* A wide network of contacts where you will look to grow your client portfolio
* An ambition to grow the department and increase the company's presence in the planning market over the coming years

In return, the successful Planner will receive an excellent base salary with a host of additional benefits. These include a contributory pension, healthcare, discretionary bonus scheme and a generous amount of annual leave. The position will also give the successful applicant the responsibility to grow and shape the planning department how they see fit, with excellent progression opportunities available.