Downing has over 3 decades of experience delivering complex mixed-use sites featuring landmark buildings and multi-storey towers. We have become a key player in the progressive world of student accommodation, constructing high profile, innovative, luxury student accommodation in major cities across the UK.

Our award-winning company is continuing to grow as our portfolio strengthens further, and we are looking for a talented Planner to join the in-house Construction team. This role will be based in Manchester City Centre.

As we move forward with the delivery of multiple phases, the Planner will play a key role in supporting the Planning Manager day to day. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working on large, high rise projects.
  • Strong communication including report writing and presenting.
  • Understanding engineering principles.
  • Time management and planning.
  • Methodological approach.
  • High Attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT skills and relevant knowledge of Planning software.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Strong Problem solving.
  • Budget and financial management.
  • Leadership and negotiation skills.
  • Ideally you will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an engineering related field.

Along with the above, we are looking for someone who displays a genuine passion for delivering high quality work and displays enthusiasm whether working individually on a project or as part of a team.

You will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
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