• Graduate Planner 2018 - Leeds

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    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(21/05/2018 14:58)
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  • Overview

    Experience our exceptional graduate programme

    Lichfields is the pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK, and is a great place to work.  We know this is because of the quality of our people, and recognition as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine.

    We are the market leader in innovation and are looking for exceptional graduates who share our passion for planning and development and delivering lasting results, to join our eight offices based in Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Thames Valley.

    As a Graduate Planner, you will embrace challenges and have ambition and responsibility to provide advice to some of the UK’s best companies on some of the most exciting and challenging projects across different sectors.  In return, you will receive targeted training to build a brilliant career in planning and development, and will work in an energetic entrepreneurial culture, sharing in many benefits.

    Lichfields is owned by an Employee Benefit Trust meaning that we have no financial or other obligations to external shareholders.  All our people share in the success of Lichfields through competitive salaries and bonus schemes.

    Our three year graduate development programme has been designed to develop your professional and interpersonal skills so that you can successfully achieve RTPI or RICS (Planning and Development) APC as quickly as possible.  Lichfields has RTPI Learning Partner status recognising our commitment to people development.  We also offer mentoring and networking opportunities are provided to help you build supportive relationships.

    Since 2012 we’ve raised over £139,000 for local charities, for which we were awarded ‘JustGiving Company of the Year’.  Our fundraising events are just part of a calendar of social and networking events where you can build lasting friendships.



    We are looking for high calibre graduates with:

    • an ability to demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English, with good analytical and interpersonal skills;
    • planning-related work experience;
    • A-C grade A levels and GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications);
    • at least a 2.1 at first degree level; and
    • an obtained or predicted Master’s degree in a RTPI/RICS accredited subject.

    If you want to join Lichfields, please click ‘apply for this job online’ where you will need to upload your recent CV and a cover letter. Please remember to state your subjects and grades at Degree, A level and GSCEs (or equivalent qualifications), and your preferred office location/s. If your application is successful at the screening stage, you will be invited for an interview and asked to complete a numeracy and written assessment.

    We look forward to receiving your application!



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