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Senior Planner

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Allen & York are proud to be working exclusively with a highly regarded full service national planning and development consultancy, who are seeking a talented Senior Planner to work on prestigious projects, as part of their established Northern Planning team based in Manchester.

This is an exciting opportunity to progress your career within a vibrant and progressive consultancy. Principally your office base is anticipated to be Manchester, though the business operates flexibly in terms of location work; most projects will be delivered across the northern region.

As a Senior Planner, you will work on various projects including major residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes. You will be working with a number of high profile clients, including major land owners, respected property developers, multi-sector house builders and commercial and industrial developers.

In this role, you will work as part of a team of highly skilled planners who take utmost pride in their work. You will combine professional expertise with in-depth market and local knowledge as you generate long-lasting value for clients and meaningful benefits for local communities.

You will be a Chartered Member of the RTPI, you will hold an RTPI accredited Honours Degree and/or Diploma or master's Qualification, you will use this experience to successfully deliver planning applications and permissions. You will also deliver across all aspects of the planning and development process, including planning policy and appraisal work, land promotion, provision of planning consultancy services along with detailed development management and delivery.

Drawing on your experience within the planning sector, you will be well placed to undertake site appraisals and provide strategic and tactical planning advice to clients at senior levels. Your experience will lend itself to allowing you to play a key role in developing the client base of the business while enhancing the overall reputation of the consultancy. You will be experienced in managing a range of projects and proactively help deliver major projects.

Within this business you are not just another employee, you are engaged as a co-owner of the company. This is the ideal place to grow and develop your career and offers comprehensive professional development, alongside a flexible working model, allowing co-owners choice, freedom and flexibility as to where, when and how they work. All whilst balancing personal, team and client requirements.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will be offered excellent remuneration and flexible benefits package including medical insurance, ownership dividend and performance related bonus.

For an informal chat about this role please contact Spencer Cooney on 01202 888986 or email:

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