Lichfields – new Birmingham office
We are recruiting for our new office in Birmingham for Planning Director, Associate Director, Senior Planner and Graduate Planner positions. We are looking for bright, creative and committed people who can deliver high quality work and outcomes for our clients.
Lichfields is the pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK and is recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine. Birmingham is our ninth office in the UK and you will help service our existing workloads and create new ones. We work within all sectors advising both the private and public sectors on a wide range of planning and development work, including on many of the largest and most complex projects.
You will have around ten years’ experience working in consultancy in the Midlands area, but we are open minded about considering other experience. You will play a leading role advising on planning and development projects and relish the opportunities that growing a new office will create for you. You will assist the head of office in a leadership capacity and be a proven work winner.
You will have six years’ or more experience with a good knowledge of development management and policy matters relating to pursuing development proposals through the planning process. You will be responsible for a wide range of projects throughout the Midlands area and beyond. You will assist in the management of the office and staff and play a leading role in marketing and business development.
Senior Planner and Graduate Planner
You will either be a planner or planning and development (P&D) surveyor with around three years’ experience; or a graduate planner or P&D surveyor with up to 18 months experience. You will be excited about joining a new office with huge opportunities for career progression as it grows, working on a wide range of projects across all sectors. This is a great opportunity to enhance your career and have some fun.
Lichfields offers a highly competitive benefits package, subject to negotiation. We are owned by an employee benefit trust, which is run and managed for the benefit of its staff with no obligations to external shareholders. Our profits are re-invested into the business and shared with staff through bonuses.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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 provide full information about your education and professional qualifications, including attainment levels. If your application is successful, you will be invited for an interview at a time convenient to you.
If you want to have an informal conversation about these positions then please contact our HR manager - Amy McNeil, or our HR advisor - Alex Hoskins, in the first instance on 0207 837 4477.