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Planning Director

Lewis Davey
South Yorkshire
Competitive (Circa £55k-£80k) + benefits
Closing date
4 Mar 2021
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Job Details

  • Want to work in a collaborative office?
  • Want to set the tone for the post-COVID recovery?
  • Aspiring Leader?


We are working with one of the UK's leading Planning Consultancies, who are looking to recruit a Planning Director for their well-established Sheffield office. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a Director in a highly profitable office.


There is a great team of planners in the office for you to manage (8+ staff) and you will be given a budget according to the size of your team. This firm has worked throughout the pandemic and have embraced flexible working. The team plan to grow during 2021 and are assured by their clients that this will be a very busy year.


That said it is important that the Director has good links into the market and the ability to turn opportunities into committed revenue for the business so a sound commercial attitude is essential.


You will be supported by Directors in other offices and you will work as part of a virtual team all working towards a shared goal. You will put together business plans, participate in leadership team meetings and have an active role in recruiting and developing talent for the company.



This is a great opportunity for a Yorkshire/East Mids based Director or Associate Director looking for the that step up. Salary and benefits will commensurate with your experience but it will likely be between £55k and £80k. There is the possibility for candidates to also be based in their East Midlands office if South Yorkshire isn't quite right for you.


Please apply by sending your CV to or calling 07789 371470 for an initial conversation with our Recruitment Manager, Shaun Lewis.


Lewis Davey specialises in Town Planning recruitment. Our specialist Town Planning team brings 20 years experience of placing candidates in roles in the Private Sector - with Consultancies and Developers - and in the Public Sector, where we specialise in permanent recruitment. Lewis Davey can help you find that ideal role in your chosen sector.

It is our mission to add value to both candidates and clients in their pursuit of better, more suitable opportunities. Our relationships with our clients are holistic; meaning we have an unrivalled access to the key decision makers within the businesses of:

• Planning Consultancies (Planning, Property, Multidisciplinary, Environmental, Design)

• Architects

• Developers and Housebuilders

• Local Authorities

We specialise in negotiating with our clients to offer roles which have flexible working, enhanced benefits and better trerms of employment. So contact us today to discuss your career plans and we will find that ideal role for you. We work nationwide, all the way through from Planning Assistant to Planning Director. Call Shaun Lewis on 020 7859 4246 or email to be considered for active roles or to work strategically with us with a longer term goal in mind.


Find Us
020 7859 4246
27 Old Gloucester Street
Greater London
United Kingdom
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