Principal Planner

Greater Manchester
£40000 - £48000 plus benefits and up to 20% bonus + pension
04 Apr 2012
04 May 2012
Manager, Planner
Full Time
Contract Type

Reporting directly to the Planning Director, you'll be part of a highly regarded and high performing team delivering a high quality planning service across the business. While primarily based in Manchester, you will be responsible for a varied and stimulating workload, dealing with the full range of planning issues across the Groups' airports and extensive property portfolio.

This includes master planning, influencing national and local policy and delivery of a wide range of airport, transport and property schemes.

You will show the skills and abilities to help them build and maintain strong and effective long term partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious and dynamic professional; with a proven track record in the delivery of schemes. Commercially aware, you will have in depth technical knowledge, sound judgement, coupled with the ability to think strategically. As a high-achieving leader, negotiator and relationship builder, you will be self motivated, with a commitment to excellence. An ability to demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm and to be flexible are essential in a culture characterised by constant change and bold expansion. A relevant degree and RTPI accreditation is preferred.

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is the UK's largest British-owned airport operator. Their award winning airports at Manchester, East Midlands, Bournemouth and Humberside are key economic drivers. They handle over 24 million passengers per year, employ nearly 30,000 people and are home to over 400 different companies. They have an ambitious 30 year expansion plan, including the exciting Airport City at Manchester; a £690m commercial development which is part of a flagship Enterprise Zone, creating a major new hub of sustainable economic growth.

Sustainability is at the heart of their business, with wide ranging programmes to support local economies and the communities they serve.

All of the above makes them an outstanding prospect for an experienced and results-driven planner looking to work within a dynamic, complex but stimulating environment.

A basic salary of between £40,000 and £48,000 plus competitive benefits including up to 20% bonus and contributory pension scheme.