Job Spotlight: Head of Planning, Manchester and Leeds

Posted on 26/10/2017

In this section we will give you a closer look at one of our top job vacancies, and a little bit about how we can help guide you through the process of making it yours.

We are working on behalf of an international and truly market-leading law firm who perform exceptionally in the Legal 500 and Chambers rankings year after year, with 2017 being no exception. Throughout the UK and globally, many sectors have been ranked in the top tier, and many more of their lawyers being named as leading individuals in their field.

Due to client demand, their offices in Manchester are looking to grow by recruiting a talented, self sufficient Senior Associate into the job of Head of Planning. This is truly a fantastic opportunity for someone senior to kick their career up to the next level, with the Manchester Planning department boasting an enviable client roster and can offer a varied diet of work.

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The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6 years PQE, with endless enthusiasm for business development, and demonstrative solid Planning experience. Our client has specified that wider Environmental experience would be beneficial for the job, but however is not compulsory.

The firm were early in embracing flexible working hours to entice the very best lawyers, and so can offer the successful candidate agile and remote working.

Though the job is based in Manchester, the client has told us they would be open to the idea of an exceptional candidate working from their Leeds office.

To have a confidential discussion about other particulars of the job, please contact our Consultant Hassan Ali on 0161 880 0118, or send any queries to hassan.ali@qclegal.com. Hassan has spoken directly with the Partners you will be working with on this role, and so knows exactly the kind of candidate they are after.

We will guide you through every step of the way, from initial contact to your first day. However, unlike other recruiters, once you’re in your new firm, we won’t suddenly disappear onto the next candidate. Our door is always open for you to let us know how you’re getting on, and we can provide any support or guidance as you get to grips with your new position.

Head of Planning, Manchester, Agile Working, 6+ PQE