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Director - (Manchester)

Osborne Richardson
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Director, Planner
Consultancy, Property
Director / Head / VP

Job Details

We are pleased to be supporting an award-winning multidisciplinary, in finding a Director for their Manchester team. The company is involved in a wide range of innovative projects including regeneration schemes and large-scale residential, commercial, renewable energy and mixed-use projects. Our client is looking for a driven Director, to play a key role in making strategic decisions to drive the team forward; with remote working and flexible working included.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Delivering a strategic vision for the company to ensure profitable performance and business growth
  • Project managing a broad mix of planning submissions and appeals
  • Working with a wide range of clients, managing expectations and meeting deadlines
  • Maintaining a good understanding of policies relating to residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes, as well as environmental statements
  • Participating in public inquiries
  • Helping to mentor junior staff members

It is essential that candidates:

  • Have a good network of contacts
  • Have good professional writing skills
  • Have an ability to present reasoned advice in formal and informal environments
  • Have experience in preparing, submitting and negotiating a range of planning applications
  • Ability to manage workload, budgets and project co-ordination (with sub-consultants)
  • Enthusiasm, thoroughness, honesty and commitment


This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and experienced professional to propel their career to the next level. Our client is offering a very competitive remuneration package, circa £90,000 - £120,000 depending on experience, in addition to full benefits.


If you are interested in this job, please apply now.

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Here at Osborne Richardson our business is people - Our simple philosophy recognises the need to fully understand the objectives and needs of both our Candidates and Clients to provide the highest level of service and the most effective tailored solutions. 

We act on behalf of a diverse range of clients, including Private Sector Consultancies, Developers, Design Consultancies and Central and Local Government bodies 

Our consultants have a thorough knowledge of their specialist sectors and extensive experience of recruiting for Permanent, Interim and Contract positions throughout the UK.

We are committed to providing both Clients and Candidates an informed, personal and high-quality level of service, dedicated to achieving their recruitment and personal career objectives.

For further information on how we can help please contact one of our consultants on 0207 5801500 or alternatively email;

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0207 580 1500
4th Floor
Circus House
26 Little Portland Street

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