Associate Planner

Job Title: Associate Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00017661
Contact Name: Victoria Kenrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Our client provides the full range of planning consultancy services for owners, occupiers and developers across the UK. Due to an expanding instruction base, they are looking for a commercially minded Associate Planner to join in the North West.

The Planning Team act on behalf of developers, house builders, commercial and retail operators, carrying out:

  • Site appraisals
  • Pre-application discussions
  • Advice and negotiation on Section 106 contributions
  • Public consultation co-ordination
  • Planning applications and appeals
  • Expert witness appearances
  • Representations on all stages of Development Plans
  • Retail Impact Assessments
  • Housing Land Supply Studies
  • Design and Access Statements


  • A generalist planning background, ideally with some experience within the Retail and Commercial sectors
  • A client portfolio that you have been actively building in your current position
  • A track record of delivering high quality work with successful outcomes for clients
  • Relevant Planning related Degree or equivalent
  • MRTPI Qualification
  • Networking skills and abilities to build upon the current client base
  • Approx 5-8 years' post MRTPI qualification experience
  • Excellent regional planning knowledge of the North West
  • The ability to use knowledge and information to identify and develop creative but practical commercial opportunities on the client's behalf
  • The successful candidate will be a confident, competent and capable professional.

For more informatin please contact Sarah Kerr at Allen & York