Associate Town Planner, Leeds

£40000 - £55000 per annum
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Team Leader
Full Time
Contract Type


JSM are working on an outstanding opportunity for an associate Town Planner in central Leeds. Our client is a well-established property consultancy with busy offices operating across the UK.
The role would best suit someone interested in leading a team with the ambition to develop a client base across the region. You will be supporting the regional director who will be working from another regional office, giving the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to be mentored towards becoming the director of the Leeds office.

You will have at least six years' post-qualification experience, including the management of projects and a broad range of planning and development sector experience. You are highly motivated, commercially astute and pro-active, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Private sector experience is desirable but not essential.




The successful candidate will advise landowners, developers and investors on projects and policy issues; lead project teams; and negotiate with local planning authorities. You will represent our clients through site promotion, applications and appeals.

Candidate must be:

*Able to demonstrate a high level of planning knowledge and the ability to undertake a variety of casework;
*Commercially aware, able to identify and respond appropriately to new business opportunities and foster strong relationships both internally and externally.
*Educated to degree level, with relevant professional qualifications and Membership of the RTPI.

Candidate must have:

*Considerable proven experience in a similar role
*Excellent problem solving, communication, negotiation and writing skills;
*The following attributes would be desirable.
*Management experience
*Detailed knowledge of management tools and techniques
*Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation and its application
*Effective operation and development of management systems for quality, financial and project controls

Contact us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat then please contact Greg Snook (

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This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.
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