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Planner/Senior Planner Role at NJL Manchester

The role

NJL is looking for a qualified Planner or Senior Planner to join its team in Manchester.  The candidate will be a key member of the mixed use and strategic projects team with the opportunity to work some of NJL’s most high profile and award winning projects. 

The candidate will manage a range of projects across a diverse portfolio, dealing with clients and local planning authorities directly to take developments through the planning process.  The candidate will also be involved with appraising sites to assessing the prospects of securing planning permission and promoting sites through the Local Plan process.

Why NJL?

NJL Consulting is a leading planning and development consultancy, based in Manchester and Leeds. We provide commercially focused advice, and planning and development services, to a wide range of clients across the UK.

Our expert team has a reputation for quality, attention to detail and the delivery of complex projects. We advise on major regeneration projects in the North of England, including MediaCityUK (Salford) and Trafford Waters (Trafford, Manchester).

Role requirements

The candidate must be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual.  They will have good planning stage project management skills and experience of working with other disciplines involved in the planning process.  A strong understanding of development management procedures and working with local planning authorities through to the determination of planning applications is required. 

They will be a Member of the RTPI and have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  They will enjoy working as part of the team and be able to demonstrate a strong commercial client focus. 

The rewards

We always seek to ensure the best rewards are available to the right people and will offer a salary to match. The overall package includes salary, pension contributions, healthcare, etc, with a discretionary bonus structure to reward performance and long term commitment.

Apply Now

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact us.  Or if you have the required attributes then please send your CV and covering letter to Annabel Partridge for consideration.  Annabel's email address is

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master's

Required licence or certification:

  • Driving License
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