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Assistant Planner - (Manchester)

Osborne Richardson
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
16 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant, Planner
Consultancy, Property

Job Details

Osborne Richardson is delighted to be working with a leading planning consultancy to appoint an Assistant Planner to join their team of experts. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, capable and passionate about planning.

The role specifics

In this role you will provide support to the wider planning team on planning applications and projects, including eco-friendly projects relating to large-scale residential, commercial and mixed-use schemes. You will also develop core competencies to consolidate your technical skills and confidence as you build your career, with the support of colleagues.

Overall you will work within a friendly team, on a wide mix of schemes in and around Manchester. The role will involve you assisting on pre-applications and planning applications, visiting sites, attending community engagement meetings – all while receiving support to develop your career (including help with your APC to become MRTPI qualified if you are not yet chartered).

Role requirements

All applicants must have an RTPI accredited planning degree or Masters in a related discipline. The successful candidate will also have a proven track record and around 2 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Architecture or Urban Design. 

You’ll need to have a professional attitude and be a team player. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good IT skills are essential. Being a member of a relevant professional body, or working towards membership (i.e. RTPI, RIBA) is advantageous. 


You’ll be offered a salary ranging between £27,000 - £30,000 per annum for this role, depending on your experience and qualifications. This is also an excellent opportunity for those wanting to progress in their planning career. 

How to apply

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

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in Planning, please still apply and specify what you are seeking.


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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