Penguin Recruitment

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be supported a highly ambitious regeneration business in Manchester on the hire of a Development Planner. Join a company with over 40 years of experience that are responsible for some of the most transformational development projects in the UK today!

Projects fall in numerous fields so you can expect to gain excellent exposure in areas such as airports, hotels, waterways, event spaces, leisure facilities, retail, workspaces, residential development and much more!!

Knowledge and experience needed;

-Experience of preparing and negotiating planning applications through the planning system

-Up to date knowledge of planning policy on a national and local level and experience of submitting representations to Local Plan consultations

-Commercially minded and aware, with a good knowledge and understanding of housing markets and development economics

-Self-Motivation, enthusiasm, flexibility, perseverance and attention to detail

-Skills to coordinate multi-disciplinary project teams and support project directors

-Committed to sustainable development principles and supporting the delivery of the company’s sustainability plan

-Strong research skills

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

-Good time management to meet deadlines and prioritise workload

Qualifications/Experience needed for the role

You will preferably have professional experience, which could be up to 5 years working for a developer, consultancy, agency or local government. Exceptional candidates with limited experience will also be considered. A relevant Planning (or similar) qualification along with accredited status with the RTPI or RICS desired.

What my client can offer you

Rewards for your contribution and achievements! A competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package which includes a Discretionary Bonus Scheme, 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Pension, Healthcare Cash Plan – healthcare cash plan provides reimbursement towards your everyday healthcare costs such as dental & Optical, Annual Health Screenings, Cycle to Work Scheme & other wellbeing initiatives!

To apply

If you would like to join a successful and supportive business with the ability work alongside excellent, experienced and motivated leaders on a range of schemes, then this is the role for you!

To register your interest in this role, please click ‘apply’ below. For more information on this role or other in the North West please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

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