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Job Title: Retail Planner - Principal or Associate level
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017742
Contact Name: Victoria Kenrick
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Working for one of the leading global multidisciplinary development consultancies, this is an opportunity to use your knowledge and expertise in retail planning with a company who is influencing and working on some of the world most exciting and complex projects,
within their dynamic and friendly Manchester office.

The Company
Our client has a clear vision to offer public and private clients around the world expertise through the full project life cycle, including planning, design, procurement and management. Their reputation and success means that they have access to the most innovative and progressive projects, and attract the industries top professionals.

With offices throughout the UK, our client has the ability to offer a range of services across a wide breadth of industries Energy, Engineering, Environment, Geo-environment & Waste, Management Services, Transport Planning, Urban Landscape & Design, and Planning.

The Role of Retail Planner
You will take a leading role in key projects within the retail and commercial sectors. With proven technical skills, you'll apply your knowledge to ensure you deliver projects to time and budget and effectively respond to what is a changing and diverse market. Providing unrivalled professional and technical advice and intelligence, you will maintain and develop long standing relationships with clients in the retail and commercial sector. It is envisaged that the majority of your workload will involve retail and commercial planning projects and you will be expected to operate at a competent and professional level with little direct supervision. The role requires an excellent knowledge of the planning system and the ability to process planning applications for major commercial developments. This will include the assessment and appraisal of detailed and technical document including retail impact statements, quantitative modelling, the negotiation of all aspects of a planning application, and direct liaison with internal and external clients.

To be considered for the role of Retail Planner
If you want to work for one of the world's top consultancies, where your day to day work load is dynamic, varied and exciting, whilst having the nation's top expertise at your disposal, please get in touch if you tick the following boxes;

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (RTPI, RICS, or similar accredited)
  • Sound knowledge and proven experience in the field of retail town planning
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Involvement in large or complex planning projects in the retail planning market
  • Experience or knowledge of advising private sector and /or local authority clients
  • Enthusiastic and a flexible approach that equips WYG to support diverse teams in line with changing priorities.
  • Member of a professional body, such as RTPI or RICS.
  • Progressive and versatile

For more information please contact Sarah Kerr at Allen & York

We recruit across all Town Planning, Surveying, Architecture and Design markets throughout the UK and Ireland. If this opportunity does not tick every box, I am confident our team is working on something that does - give us a call today to discuss all of your options!

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