Associate Director | Sheffield | Respected Planning Consultancy

£40000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Matt Fraser
Full Time
Contract Type

Due to continued expansion our client, a national multi-disciplinary is seeking an Associate Director to join their thriving office in Sheffield.

The Sheffield office is located within the city center with a team of 17 professional staff who work throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the north of England on a wide range of projects for both public and private sector clients.

Associate Directors are required to lead on projects and manage their own workload as well as supporting Directors. They are supported by junior members of the professional planning team and have a high level of client contact and business development responsibility. Timely and thorough attention to both projects and clients is a key responsibility.

The role requires a candidate with a strong development management background to support the ongoing workload of applications, appeals and site representations.

Key roles:
  • Responsible for managing projects/clients. Associate Director's report to the Office Directors whilst winning new instructions for which they have a large measure of responsibility;
  • Manage the workload of junior professional staff members, assisting them on individual projects; and
  • Undertake marketing and business development activities (an existing network of contacts would be beneficial).

  • Person profile

    The successful candidate will be able to manage competing demands on their time and prioritise tasks for themselves and others. Good interpersonal skills, a "can-do" attitude and the ability to work in a team is essential. A key aspect of the role is to provide excellent planning advice/strategy whist conveying/managing risks. The candidate will be self-motivated and have a focus on business development in order to expand their own network of clients.

    The candidate will be able to develop good working relationships and making a real contribution to the success of the office, Company and of themselves. The successful candidate will be numerate with the ability to write in a clear and concise manner. They will be IT literate with good skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. They will be organised and punctual. A full driving licence is essential. Membership of the RTPI is essential.


    The Practice offers a flexible and competitive package including salary+bonus+other benefits according to experience and position.

    To apply

    The Director leading this recruitment is keen to meet with suitable Planners ASAP so please register your interest below by clicking 'apply'.

    For more information on this role or other vacancies in the region please contact me on 01792 341 104 or

    Apply for Associate Director | Sheffield | Respected Planning Consultancy

    Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


    Upload from your computer

    Or import from cloud storage

    Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

    Upload from your computer

    Or import from cloud storage

    Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb

    4000 characters left

    Marketing Communications

    Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Planning Resource, takes your privacy seriously.

    Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

    We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 


    By applying for a job listed on Planning Jobs you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

    Similar jobs

    Similar jobs